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Period 1

Mesopotamia

4000 BCE

Cuneiform

Indus Civilization

3000 BCE - 1500 BCE

Harappa
Mohenjo-Daro

Egypt

3000 BCE

Polytheistic
Hieroglyphics

Shang Dynasty

1766 BCE - 1122 BCE

Aryan Civilization

1700 BCE - 1200 BCE

Caste System
Jati

The Vedic Age

1500 BCE - 500 BCE

Zhou Dynasty

1122 BCE - 256 BCE

Mandate of Heaven

Period 2

Axial Age in China/Era of Warring States

700 BCE - 221 BCE

In this time period three important philosophies emerged in China: Confucianism, Daoism, and Legalism, which all attempted to end the fighting in different ways.

Siddhartha Gautama

563 BCE - 483 BCE

Buddha

Confucius

551 bce - 479 bce

Ren
Li
Filial Piety

Persian War

500 bce - 470 bce

Peloponnesian War

431 bce - 404 bce

Hellenistic Age

323 bce - 30 bce

Gupta Dynasty

320 BCE - 550 CE

Qin Dynasty

221 BCE - 202 BCE

Han Dynasty

206 BCE - 220 CE

Pax Romana

20 bce - 180 ce

Period 3

Tang Dynasty

618 - 907

Umayyad Dynasty

661 - 750

Abbasid Dynasty

750 - 1258

Vikings Time of Influence

800 - 1100

Song Dynasty

960 - 1279

Kingdom of Ghana

1000 - 1200

Turks-Dates of Influence

1000 - 1450

Kingdom of Axum

1100 - 1500

Mongols

1200 - 1550

Mali Empire

1200 - 1400

Marco Polo's Travels to China

1271 - 1295

Yuan Dynasty

1279 - 1368

Byzantine Empire

1300 - 1453

Hundred Years War

1337 - 1453

Bubonic Plague Begins

1347

Zheng He's Voyages in the Indian Ocean

1405 - 1433

Period 4

Rise of the Ottoman Empire

1243 - 1915

Janissaries

Ming Dynasty

1368 - 1644

The Reconquista

1492

First Voyage of Christopher Columbus

1492

Swahili City States

1498 - 1730

Beginning of the Columbian Exchange

1500

Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade

1500 - 1800

The Middle Passage

The Beginnings of Sikhism

1500

Beginning of Protestant Reformation

1517

The Mughal Empire

1523 - 1853

Encomiendas

1535 - 1821

Haciendas

Tokugawa Dynasty

1600 - 1867

Daimyo

Thirty Years War

1618 - 1648

Beginning of Qing Dynasty

1644 - 1912

The Enlightenment

1650 - 1800

2 political beliefs during this time: Absolutism vs. Constitutionalism.
Also Mercantilism and Joint Stock Companies

Period 5

Beginning of the Industrial Revolution in England

1750

Seven Years War

1756 - 1763

American Revolution

1775 - 1781

Haitian Revolution

1793 - 1804

Independence Wars in Latin America

1810 - 1825

Opium Wars in China

1839 - 1842

Taiping Rebellion

1850 - 1864

Sepoy Rebellion

1857

US Civil War

1861 - 1865

Abolition of Slavery in USA (1865)

Meiji Restoration

1868

Opening of Suez Canal

1869

Berlin Conference

1884 - 1885

Spanish-American War

1898 - 1899

Boer War

1899 - 1902

Period 6

Hitler

1889 - 1945

Rise to power- 1933

Russo-Japanese War

1904 - 1905

Chinese Revolution/End of Chinese Dynastic Rule

1911 - 1912

World War I

1914 - 1918

Triple Alliance (Central Powers) versus the Triple Entente (Allies)

Influenza Pandemic

1918 - 1919

Treaty of Versailles

1919

End of Ottoman Empire/ Establishment of Turkey

1923

Great Depression

1929 - 1939

World War II

1939 - 1945

Hitler
Atomic Bombs Dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki-End of WWII

Cold War

1945 - 1991

Fall of Soviet Union-1991

Division of Germany

1949 - 1990

Berlin Wall: 1961-1989

Six-Day War

1967

Global Economic Crisis

2008 - 2010