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ARCHAIC PERIOD

800 BC - 500 BC

CLASSICAL PERIOD

500 BC - 323 BC

HELLENISTIC PERIOD

323 BC - 31 BC

100 BC - 44 BC

100 BC - 44 BC

Years that Julius Ceasar lived.

27 BC - 180 AD

27 BC - 180 AD

The years the Roman Empire was together.

EARLY MIDDLE AGES

284 - 1000

286

286

Paul begins to spread Christianity.

476

476

The year the Roman empire fell to the Visigoths with the fall of Rome.

481

481

Clovis becomes king of the Franks.

589

589

Great wall built.

605 AD

605 AD

Grand Canal built.

768 - 814

768 - 814

Charlemagne crowned Holy Roman Emperor.

843

843

Treaty of Verdun, this ended a three year civil war.

HIGH MIDDLE AGES

1001 - 1328

1066

1066

William the conqueror crossed the English channel and fought the battle of Hastings and won.

1095 - 1291

1095 - 1291

The Crusades were fought

1122

1122

Concordat of Worms.This ended the controversy of who could pick Bishops.

1215

1215

King John was forced to sign the treaty,the Magna Carta, by barons to give notables more rights.

1273

1273

The ruler of a small state is elected as ruler of Switzerland.

1309 - 1377

1309 - 1377

During the babylonian captivity French Popes were elected and the Pope was in France.

1337 - 1453

1337 - 1453

The hundred year war was a conflict between France and England, lasting 116 years.

1347

1347

Plague sweeps through Europe.

RENAISSANCE

1350 - 1550

Renaissance

AGE OF EXPLORATION

1400 - 1800

AGE OF EXPLORATION

1417

1417

Council of Constance, ended two pope controversy.

1429

1429

King Henry becomes king.

1450

1450

Jonathan Gutenberg invents the printing press.

1453

1453

End of the hundred year war.

1455 - 1485

1455 - 1485

War of Roses.

REFORMATION

1500 - 1700

REFORMATION

1517

1517

Martin luther pinned his 95 Thesis to the door of the Witterburg Cathedral

1608

1608

Galaol

1615

1615

Romanovs rule Russia.

1618 - 1648

1618 - 1648

Protestants rebelling against the holy roman empire in the thirty year war

1643 - 1715

1643 - 1715

Reign of king Louis XIV.

1643 - 1715

1643 - 1715

Life of Louis XIV, was an absolute monarch.

1649 - 1653

1649 - 1653

English Revolution

1700 - 1900

1700 - 1900

The enlightenment age, trade began in China.

1712

1712

Thomas Newcomer invented the modern steam engine.

1756 - 1763

1756 - 1763

Seven year war.

1789 - 1799

1789 - 1799

French Revolution

1898

1898

Hundred Year Reform, make China more modern.

May 4,1919

May 4,1919

Students from 13 universities met to agree on five resolutions.

1927

1927

Executions on Communists ended the relations between the two parties.

1949

1949

Communist defeat the Nationalist.

VIETNAM WAR

1959 - 1975

January 1985

January 1985

Punic war ends and a peace treaty is signed.

1989

1989

Hundreds of thousands of pro democracy displayers gathered in Tiananmen square.

2008

2008

China host Olympics

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