1500s world map. The 16th century begins with the julian year 1501 and ends with either the julian or the gregorian year 1600 depending on the reckoning used. The map shows the land holdings and geneology of a family in central mexico. Over time many andean and caribbean cultures inhabited the area including the tayrona sinao muisca quimbaya tolima calima tierradentro san agustan nariao and tumaco peoples. It covers an area that runs from just north of mexico city to just below puebla roughly 100 miles away to the southeast.
The gregorian calendar introduced a lapse of 10 days in october 1582. Us map with names labeled. Colombias history began well over 13000 years ago as evidence of human occupation dates to that era. Like britain the portuguese had an interest in world exploration.
The mughal or mogul empire ruled most of india and pakistan in the 16th and 17th centuries. The tomato history has origins traced back to the early aztecs around 700 ad. Think about a map of the world. The new world is one of the names used for the majority of earths western hemisphere specifically the americas including nearby islands such as those of the caribbean and bermuda and oceania.
The image youre picturing will most likely resemble the mercator projectiona 2d representation of the globe created in the 1500s which most maps you commonly. Beginning in the 1400s portugal set up trade colonies across africa asia north america and south america. Explore this map of the united states of america a federal republic located in the north america comprising fifty states a federal district 5 major self governing territories various possessions.