The History Files #68: 1450s Turning Points

41 mins - Published Thu, Sep 8, 2016 by Gordon Frye and Nancy Frye

The 15th century was a time of tumult, war, and change both social and technological. This week we look at five events that changed the course of history around the globe: the end of the 100 Years War, China’s switch to silver currency, the fall of Constantinople, Pope Nicholas V’s legalization of slavery, and Gutenberg’s printing press.

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