WHAP Timeline



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.


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).



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.