538 bc conquers Babylonia.
Odoacer overthrows Romulus Agustulus.
Ended at the Treaty of Versailles
Axis vs. Allies as the Axis battled for World Domination
Could also be political, yet Neo-Confucianism was more political.
Fun Fact: The Removal of the Native Americans is one of the longest genocides ever
presents theory of germs
develops assembly line production
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Takes Egypt, founded Alexandria, and conquers Mesopotamia.
Romans defeat Carthage in North Africa. Takes Sicily.,
Hannibal crosses Alps to defeat Romans.
Romans take Carthage.
China divided into "three kingdoms".
Converts to Christianity.
Can also be strongly used as a cultural thing.
Constantinople and West (Rome)
Byzantine empire begins and Roman Empire ends.
Rise of feudal nobility.
Made Baghdad capital
Venice becomes independent.
French and Normans take Constantinople and Palestine, defeat Turks and Muslims.
Establishes Latin Empire in East
Conquered Middle East, Northern India, and most of China.
Mongols expand through india
Under Gustavus II in Sweden
France with Sweden against Spain
With Treaty of Westphalia
By Charles II
After the death of Aurangzeb; India is divided
Under Peter the Great
Led by Robert CLive
Called the French and Indian War in America
British Gain French and Spanish territory in America
By James Cook
Leads to the American Revolution
Battles of Lexington and Concord; "the shot heard around the world"
Washington crosses the Delaware in this year also
Estates General meets; storming of Bastille
Louis XVI killed
repression of White Lotus Society
Under Ranjit Singh
After Haitian Revolution
Failure in a winter retreat
Treaty of Nanking; Brits gain Hong Kong
Takes California, and All Land Above the Rio Grande; Treaty Guadalupe and Hidalago.
France, Germany, Austria, and Italy
It's so topical...
They were placed under the crown rule.
*This could also beef Social
Southern States seceded to become Confederates vs. the Northern "Union"; Lee surrendered @ Appomattox ending the War, slavery abolished
Caused by the the registration of the last Shogun
Against Queen Isabella II
Paris Commune defeated; Third republic began
US gains the land for the Panama Canal
Short-lived after it was found that it contradicted the Tsar Nicholas II's ideas
Also called Manchu.
Frank Ferdinand assassinated; Austria battles Serbia. Brit. France and Russia battle Germany.
US didn't join b/c the senate never passed it
Started the Third Reich
Background of The Samurai's Garden for those who care
Also: Munich pact creates appeasement policy
Already involved though because they brought supplies to the Allies
Japan surrenders ending WWII
A division forms Pakistan
Nigeria, Sudan, Morocco, Ghana, Congo, and French Africa
@ end of the Vietnam War
US hostage crisis at the same time
Shows less power in Soviet; Beginning of the end for USSR
Mandela comes to power
Leads to world controversy
Present day Russia to Alaska.
Founded Academy in Athens (387 B.C.)
More popular today.
365 days with a leap year.
Returns in 630 to gain control of Mecca
Movable type is the system of printing and typography that uses movable components to reproduce the elements of a document (usually individual letters or punctuation). Kind of like a newspaper press.
Rival Popes compete for power.
Under Pope Leo X
Written by Martin Luther
Henry VIII's parliament
By John Knox
Ordered By Akbar I
By Johannes Kepler; In Germany
By Sir Isaac Newton; In England
proposes evolution by natural selection
*Could also be Political
They also did this to other Asian races because they didn't want any form of Asian
I don't know which category this should be in.
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Chinese contain Kushans.
US and world enter the great depression
North American Free Trade Agreement