WHAP Timeline

Social

Political

Height of Sumerian Civilization

3500 B.C.

Unification of Lower and Upper Egypt

3100 B.C.

King Menes unifies and rules Upper and Lower Egypt.

Extending Babylonia

1792 B.C. - 1750 B.C.

King Hammurabi extends the kingdom.

Interaction

Migration to the Americas

15,000 B.C. - 10,000 B.C.

Migration across the Bering Strait to the Americas. Russia to Alaska (present day).

Cultural

Economic

Time Periods

Paleolithic Era

40,000 B.C. - 12,000 B.C.

Nomadic tribes of hunter-gatherers roam Africa, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.

Egypt: Old Kingdom

2686 B.C. - 2181 B.C.

Yao Dynasty

2500 B.C. - 2300 B.C.

In China.

Egypt: Middle Kingdom

2440 B.C. - 1786 B.C.

Indus Valley Civilization

2000 B.C. - 1500 B.C.

In India.

Xia Dynasty

1994 B.C. - 1600 B.C.

In China. No proof.

Shang Dynasty

1600 B.C. - 1050 B.C.

In China.

Beginning of Olmec

1500 B.C.

Beginning of Olmec civilization on Mexican Gulf of Mexico.