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HIST 202–World History Since 1500—Timeline SEGMENT 1:   EUROPEAN EXPLORATION OF THE AMERICAS AND THE  PACIFIC 1490s – Portuguese establish contact with Kingdom of the Kongo 1492 – Columbus reaches New World (Bahamas/Greater Antilles) 1493 – Columbus introduces sugar cane to Caribbean (Santo Domingo) 1494 – Treaty of Tordesillas 1500 – Portuguese ‘discover’ Brazil 1500s – Manioc/Cassava to West Africa 1518/19 – small pox epidemic in Santo Domingo 1519 – Magellan makes way through the Strait of Magellan 1519-21 – Cortez conquers the Aztecs (with help of small pox) 1526 – Brazil sending shipments of sugar to Lisbon, Portugal 1530 – 5,000 slaves from Kongo shipped to Brazil a year 1532 – Pizarro conquers the Incas 1537 – First recorded European encounter of the white potato in Andes Mountains 1560 – Sweet potato arrived in China
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Unformatted text preview: 1565 Spanish Galleons begin crossing Pacific 1600 15,000 slaves from Kongo shipped to Brazil a year 1607 Jamestown settlement in North America 1630s Massachusetts Bay Colony founded 1700 Manioc/Cassava to East Africa 1750 White Potato a staple food in Ireland 1754-63 Seven Years War between European nations 1768-1780 Voyages of James C. Cook (and crew) 1776 American Independence 1778 Capt. Cook happened upon the Hawaiian Islands 1789 Mutiny on the Bounty 1820s 90% of people migrating across the Atlantic were Africans (forced migration as slaves) 1824 King Liholiho and Queen Kamamahu died of measles in England 1845-6, 1848 Irish Potato Famine 1848-49 measles, whooping cough, influenza kill about 10% of the Hawaiian population 1853 smallpox epidemic in Hawaii...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2011 for the course HIST 202 taught by Professor Nokes during the Winter '11 term at BYU.

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