European Explorations of the East (1400-1800)

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  • Period:
    Nov 29, 1400
    to

    Age of Exploration

  • Nov 28, 1405

    Zheng He takes first voyage.

  • Nov 28, 1418

    Prince Henry founds navigation school for the teaching of navigation, astronomy, and cartograpgy.

    Prince Henry founds navigation school for the teaching of navigation, astronomy, and cartograpgy.
  • Nov 29, 1488

    Bartolomeu Dias: The first European to set sail round the South Coast of Africa and up along the East coast.

    Bartolomeu Dias: The first European to set sail round the South Coast of Africa and up along the East coast.
  • Nov 29, 1494

    Spain and Portugal sign Treaty of Tordesillas.

    Spain and Portugal sign Treaty of Tordesillas.
  • Nov 29, 1497

    John Cabot: Claimed coastal lands in present day Canada ans U.S. for England

    John Cabot: Claimed coastal lands in present day Canada ans U.S. for England
  • Period:
    Nov 29, 1500
    to

    Europeans began to view slaves as the most important item of African trade.

  • Nov 29, 1510

    Portugese captured Goa, a port city on India's west coast and made it the capital of their trading empire.

  • Nov 29, 1519

    Hernen Cortes: Conquered the Rich Aztec Empire in Mexico

    Hernen Cortes: Conquered the Rich Aztec Empire in Mexico
  • Period:
    Nov 29, 1519
    to
    Nov 29, 1522

    Ferdinand Magellan: Led the first expedition to sail completely aroung the world.

  • Nov 29, 1534

    Jacques Cartier: Exploered the St. Lawrence River

    Jacques Cartier: Exploered the St. Lawrence River
  • Jamestown, the first successful English colony was founded.

  • Henry Hudson: Explored the Hudson River and Hudson Bay

    Henry Hudson: Explored the Hudson River and Hudson Bay
  • Dutch established trade headquaters with Java.

  • Manchus establish Quing Dynasty in China.

  • Period: to

    The French and Indian Wars begin.

  • Period: to

    The American Revolution