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Dates of the World: Section 3

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1453 CE
Rise of the Ottoman Empire; conquered Constantinople to become Istanbul
1488 CE
Dias rounds the Cape of Good Hope, begin maritime exploration
1492 CE
Columbus sailed on the first exploration
1502 CE
First slaves to the Americas (African)
1517 CE
Martin Luther and the Protestant Reformation
1521 CE
Cortez conquers Aztecs
1533 CE
Pizarro conquers Incas (Kidnaps the Incan king for the gold and to get him to convert to Christianity)
1571 CE
Battle of Leoponto (Keeps the Ottoman Empire out of global trade)
1588 CE
Spanish Armada; end of Spanish but the beginning of the French empire
1600 CE
Unification of Japan and the beginning of the Tokugawa Shogunate
1607 CE
Jamestown was created as the first English colony
1618- 1648 CE
Thirty Years War in Europe about religion, ends with the Treaty of Westphalia
1683 CE
Ottomans lay siege to Vienna and lose, keeps the Ottomans and Islam out of Europe from the east
1689 CE
Glorious revolution; establishment of the English Bill of Rights