APWH Timeline

600 CE-1450 CE


Life of Muhammad

570 - 632

Muhammad, is the founder of the religion known as Islam and received prophecies at around the age of 40 from an angel.

Sui Dynasty

589 - 618

The Sui Dynasty was, compared to other dynasties, relatively short-lived. The Sui Dynasty was the answer to over many years of political diffusion and lack of organization in China. The Sui Dynasty was succeeded by the Tang Dynasty.

Tang Dynasty

618 - 907

The Tang Dynasty was a clear successor to the Sui Dynasty. The Tang Dynasty was briefly interrupted for a period of time in which the Empress Wu interrupted the dynasty and declared the second Zhou Dynasty. The Tang Dynasty is also famous for many of its inventions and contributions to China.

Arab Attack on Constantinople

650 CE - 651 CE

Arab's were defeated at Constantinople

Umayyad Clan

661 - 750

The Umayyad clan was the first of four caliphates whom were to success Mohammed. This caliphate stemmed from Mecca.

Korea Wins Independence


Korea winds its independence from Tang conquerors.

Abbasid Dynasty

762 - 1258

The Abbasid Dynasty was one of the largest and longest living of the four caliphates. The dynasty was responsible for much of Islam's cultural fluration meant as well as the spread of the religion it's self. Some might classify this age as Islam's Golden age.

Charmlemagne's Reign

768 - 814

King Charlemagne was a very powerful king in western Europe. He was the first king in Western Europe after the collapse of Rome. Charlemagne was also king of the Franks. He expanded the Frank's territory by tenfold.

Kingdom of Ghana

830 - 1135

Ghana was the first of three African kingdoms located upon the west Africa. Mali was Ghana's successor.

Song Dynasty

960 - 1127

The Song Dynasty succeeded the Tang Dynasty. The Song Dynasty was also unique because it features a split. The Song Dynasty was split between the north song Dynasty and the South song dynasty.

1st Christian Crusade

1096 - 1099

This Crusade occurred in Palestine.

Gunpowder Invented


Very famous gunpowder is invented

4th Crusade

1203 - 1204

The fourth Crusade. Westerners sacked Constantinople. In addition pope innocent asked members to join the Crusaders to retake Jerusalem from the Abbasid clan.

The Fall of Constantinople


The fall of Constantinople marked the end of the Byzantine Empire. The capital was seized by Ottoman Turks.

The rein of Chinngis Khan

1206 - 1227

Temujin also known as Genghis Khan founded the Mongol state. He was the one to expand most of the Mongol Empire

Mali Empire

1230 - 1600

The Mali empire was a simple result of Ghana's kingdom being able to win its independence. The Mali empire was considered to be an independent city State. Unfortunately, it's split up into several city states later in it's rein do to ongoing wars with outside nations.

End of Abbasid Caliphate


The death of the Abbasid caliphate, considered to be one of the biggest caliphates in the Islamic religion. Was simply caused by the Mongols seizing the capital of Baghdad

The rein of Kublai Khan

1260 - 1294

Kublai Khan, grandson of Genghis Khan, had a pivotal role in the next century of Chinese history. He succeeded Genghis Khan.

The Bubonic Plauge

1320 - 1340

The bubonic plague, also known as the Black death, was a wide spreading, fast acting, fast killing plauge that spread all across Europe in the dark ages, otherwise known as the 1300s

Mayans, Tenochititlan.


It was this event that established the Mayans in central Mexico.

Hundred's Year War

1338 - 1453

The hundred years war was a war fought between the kingdom of France and the Kingdom of England. The war is called the hundred year war for the war lasting over 100 years.

The Great Schism.

1378 - 1417

A schism in the Christian Church in which the church became the Catholic Church and the Eastern Orthodox Church.