AP World History

Main

Neolithic ("New Stone") Revolution

8000 BCE - 3000 BCE

Beginnings of Agriculture

8000 BCE

Cities on a grand scale begin to emerge

3000 BCE

Beginnings of Bronze Age

3000 BCE

East Asia

Xia Dynasty

2100 BCE - 1600 BCE

Shang in Huang Ho

1800 BCE

Shang Dynasty

1600 BCE - 1050 BCE

Zhou Dynasty

1046 BCE - 256 BCE

Western Zhou

1046 BCE - 771 BCE

Eastern Zhou

771 BCE - 256 BCE

Confucius

551 BCE - 479 BCE

Warring States Period

475 BCE - 221 BCE

Europe

Africa

Middle East

Ur, Erech, and Kish (Sumer)

3000 BCE

Major cities states of the first major civilization Sumer (in Mesopotamia)

Sumer

3000 BCE - 1700 BCE

Akkad is overrun by new powerhouse, Babylon

1700 BCE

Sumer was completely overthrown

1700 BCE

Hammurabi's Code

1700 BCE

Hittites dominated Mesopotamian region

1500 BCE

South Asia

Indus River Valley Civilization

2500 BCE

Americas

Oceania