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-600 BCE

Humans (Homo sapiens) emerge in africa (peopling of the earth)

140,000 BCE - 40,000 BCE

Passage of people from Siberia down to Mesoamerica

30,000 BCE

end of great ice age

14,000 BCE

paleolithic age

12,000 BCE

Neolithic revolution

10,000 BCE - 8,000 BCE

domestication of sheep, pigs, goats, cattle beginning in Mesopotamia

9,000 BCE

silk weaving in China

8,000 BCE

domestication of maize in Mesoamerica

5,000 BCE

Introduction of writing, bronze, wheel, plow in Middle east

4,000 BCE - 3,000 BCE

Sumer civilization, cuneiform in Mesopotamia

3,500 BCE - 1,800 BCE

Rise of Egyptian civilization

3,100 BCE

Emergence of Indus River Civilization

2,500 BCE

Hammurabi's Reign as King of Babylon

1,800 BCE - 1,750 BCE

Aryan invasions of Indus

1,600 BCE - 1,000 BCE

emergence of shang china

1500 BCE

Vedic age in India

1500 BCE - 1000 BCE

Jews settle in Meditteranean region (part of Mesopotamia)

1200 BCE

Zhou Dynasty

1029 BCE - 258 BCE

Epic age in India

1000 BCE - 600 BCE

Chavin in Peru

900 BCE - 200 BCE

Rise of Greek city-states

800 BCE

Spred of Olmec civilization / cultivation of the potato in the Andes

800 BCE - 400 BCE

600 BCE- 600 CE

classical

Life of Siddhartha Guatama

563 BCE - 483 BCE

confucius / Laozi during Zhou dynasty

550 BCE - 470 BCE

Roman republic

508 BCE - 31 BCE

Athens at height / Pericles / Socrates

470 BCE - 430 BCE

Alexander the great rules over Macedonia empire

338 BCE - 328 BCE

hellenistic age

330 BCE - 100 BCE

Mauryan dynasty in India

322 BCE - 184 BCE

Qin Dynasty

221 BCE - 202 BCE

first empire of china under Shihuangdi

Han dynasty

202 BCE - 220 CE

Rule of Wudi

140 BCE - 87 BCE

Roman empire

31 BCE

Pax Romana

31 BCE - 180 CE

Crucifixion of Jesus

30 CE

decine of Han / spread of Buddhim into China

100

Moche in Peru

100 - 800

Nomadic invasions of Huns / Xiongnu Huns overtake Han China

220 - 550

Edict of Milan

313

Gupta Empire

320 - 550

Atilla and the Huns menace the Roman Empire

440

fall of rome

476

Rule of Justinian

527 - 565

White Huns invade Gupta

535

600 -1450

post classical Era

origins of Islam

610 - 618

Tang dynasty

618 - 907

Umayyad Dynasty

661 - 750

Abbasid Caliphate

750 - 1258

Charlemagne's empire

800 - 814

Agricultural revolution begins in Western Europe

900

song dynasty

960 - 1279

toltecs

968 - 1150

Ghana

1000

at it's height

Great schism

1054

crusades

1099 - 1291

Gunpowder invented in China

1100

decentralized Japan

1185 - 1603

rise of Mali

1200

Mongol Empire

1200 - 1450

magna carta

1215

England creates Parliment

1265

Ottoman empire begins

1280

rise of Aztecs

1325

Hundreds years' war

1338 - 1453

Height of bubonic plague

1340 - 1350

Renaissance

1350 - 1600

Rise of Incas

1350

Ming Dynasty

1368 - 1644

voyages of Zheng He

1405 - 1433

1450-1750

Global Interactions

Gutenberg printing press

1455

Portugal rounds Cape of Good Hope

1487

Columbus discovers the Americas

1492

treaty of tordesillas

1494

de Gama reaches India

1498

Protestant reformation

1517 - 1541

Cortes takes down Aztec

1519 - 1521

Rule of Suleiman

1520 - 1566

fall of Songhai

1521

Pizarro takes down Incas

1533 - 1535

Xaviar converts coastal masses of India to Christianity

1540

Akbar Rules India

1550 - 1605

Brits enter slave trade

1562

Jesuits come to China

1580

Tokugawa Shogunate

1603 - 1868

Christianity banned in japan

1614

Rule of Louis XIV / building of Versailles

1643 - 1755

Qing Dynasty

1644 - 1911

7 yrs war

1756 - 1763

1750 - 1900

population boom in England

1730 - 1850

James Watt's Steam engine

1770

American Revolution

1775 - 1783

declaration of independence

1776

French Revolution

1789 - 1799

Napoleanic empire

1804 - 1815

Congress of Vienna

1815

Industrialization begins in US

1820

Monroe Doctrin

1823

Decembrist revolt

1825

End of Slavery in British Colonies / Great Trek

1834

Opium Wars

1839 - 1842

Taiping rebellion

1850 - 1864

Crimean War

1853 - 1856

Treaty of Kanagawa

1854

sepoy rebellion

1857

emancipation of serfs

1861

meiji restoration

1868 - 1912

opening of the suez canal

1869

berlin conference

1884

First Sino-Japanese war

1894 - 1895

Russo-Japanese

1904 - 1905

Muslim League formed in India

1906

Mexican Revolution

1910 - 1930

1900-present

Chinese revolution

1911

Russian Revolution

1917

Balfour Declaration promises Jews a homeland in Palestin

1917

Bolshevik Revolution

1917

treaty of versailles / league of nations / Amristar Massacre

1919

Treaty of Versailles

1919

French and British mandates set up in Middle East

1920

Pan-African Congresses in Paris

1920

Lenins NEP

1921

Stalin rules Russia

1927 - 1953

Stalin rules

1928

beginning of collectivization of agriculture and five-year plans

Manchurain incident / second Sin-Japanese war

1931

rape of nanjing

1937

WWII

1939 - 1945

Israel established; 1st Arab-Israeli war

1948

NATO established

1949

Korean war begins

1950

Ghana established as first independent African nation

1957

Great Leap Forward

1958

Congo granted independence from Belgian rul

1960

cuban missile crisis

1962

Cultural Revolution

1966

Iranian Revolution; spread of Islamic fundamentalism

1979

First democratic elections in South Africa

1994

panama canal given back

2000