AP History

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Neolithic Revolution

9000 BC - 2500 BC

Origin of Hinduism

1000 BC

Origin of Judaism

535 BC

Origin of Democracy

508 BC

Origin of Confucianism

500 BC

Persian Wars

499 BC - 449 BC

Origin of Buddhism

250 BC

Origin of Christianity

50 AD

Fall of Rome

August 24, 410

The Sack of Rome by Alaric the Goth.

Middle Ages

500 - 1300

Origin of Islam

610

Tang Dynasty

June 18, 618 - June 1, 907

Printing Press Invented

1041

Guttenberg improved upon the idea in 1450.

Crusades

August, 1095 - December, 1272

Italian Renaissance

1300 - 1500

Ming Dynasty

January 23, 1368 - April 25, 1644

Discovery of the New World

1492

Protestant Reformation

1517

Galileo Defends Heliocentrism

1615

English Civil War

August 22, 1642 - September 3, 1651

Qing Dynasty

May 27, 1644 - February 12, 1912

Age of Enlightenment

1650 - 1700

Industrial Revolution in Great Britain

1760 - 1840

American Revolution

April 19, 1775 - September 3, 1783

French Revolution

July 14, 1789 - November 9, 1799

Haiti Declares Independence

January 1, 1804

Recognized by France in April 17, 1825

Karl Marx writes the Communist Manifesto

February 21, 1848

World War I

July 28, 1914 - August 10, 1920

Treaty of Versailles signed 28 June 1919
Treaty of Saint-Germain-en-Laye signed 10 September 1919
Treaty of Neuilly-sur-Seine signed 27 November 1919
Treaty of Trianon signed 4 June 1920
Treaty of Sèvres signed 10 August 1920

Russian Revolution

March 8, 1917 - November 8, 1917

World War II

September 1, 1939 - September 2, 1945

The Little Boy Atomic Bomb Dropped on Hiroshima

August 6, 1945

Fat Man Atomic Bomb Dropped on Nagasaki

August 9, 1945

Japan Surrenders

September 2, 1945

People's Republic of China is formed

October 1, 1949

Korean War

June 25, 1950 - July 27, 1953

Ended with the Korean Armistice Agreement.

Vietnam War

November 1, 1955 - April 30, 1975

Cuban Missle Crisis

October 14, 1962 - October 28, 1962