World History - Study Guide

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Chapters

Nile Civillizations

5000 BC - 300 AD

The Ancient Near East

4000 BC - 550 BC

Beginnings of Civillizations

4000 BC - 1000 BC

Ancient India and China

2500 BC - 250 BC

Classical Greece

2100 BC - 150 BC

The Americas

1000 BC - 1500 AD

Rome and Early Christianity

750 BC - 500 AD

Empires of China and India

350 BC - 600 AD

African Kingdoms

100 - 1500

Kingdoms and Christianity

300 - 1250

Muslim Civillization

550 - 1250

Cultures of East Asia

550 - 1400

The Early Middle Ages

800 - 1215

The High Middle Ages

1000 - 1500

Renaissance and Reformation

1300 - 1650

Exploration and Expansion

1400 - 1700

Enlightenment and Revolution

1550 - 1800

The French Revolution and Napoleon

1789 - 1815

The Interwar Years

1919 - 1939

Events

Modern humans have spread to all continents

9000 BC

The Neolithic Era begins agriculture

8000 BC

Catal Huyuk in Turkey

6500 BC

People settle in Sumer

4000 BC

The Bronze Age

3500 BC

Egypt is unified as one kingdom

3100 BC

The Old Kingdom (Eygpt)

2650 BC - 2150 BC

Civilization develops in the Indus Valley

2500 BC

Sargon I creates the world's first empire

2330 BCE

Hammurabi becomes king of Babylon

1792 BC

Shang Dynasty

1766 BC - 1100 BC

The New Kingdom (Egypt)

1550 BC - 1070 BC

Trojan War

1200 BC

Zhou Dynasty

1100 BC - 256 BC

Solomon becomes King of Israel

965 BC

Rome is established

750 BC

Cyrus the Great finds the Persian Empire

559 BC

Confucius is born

551 BC

Roman Republic begins

509 BC

Mauryan Empire Begins

325 BCE

Alexander the Great dies

323 BC

Qin Dynasty

221 Bc - 206 BC

Han Dynasty

206 BC

Han Dynasty begins

206 BC

Pax Romana

27 BC - 180 AD

Roman Empire begins

27 BC

Classic Age of Maya

250 - 900

Gupta dynasty (India)

320 AD

Constantinople is founded

330

Anglo-Saxons

400 - 1066

Western roman Empire falls

476

Muhammad

570 - 632

Tang Dynasty

618

Battle of Tours

732

Vikings

793 - 1000

Charlemagne becomes Emperor

800

Crillean Alphabet

860

Song Dynasty

960

The Great Schism

1054 - 1415

Haley's Comet

1066

Battle of Hastings

1066

Normady

1067

The Crusades

1096 - 1291

The first Shogun in Japan

1192

King John signs the Magna Carta

1215

Muslims in Europe

1236

Marco Polo

1254 - 1324

Renaissance begins in Italy

1300

The Hundred Years' War

1337 - 1453

The Black Death strikes Europe

1347 - 1350

Joan of Arc

1412

Ottoman Empire conquers Constantinople

1453

Constantinople becomes part of the Ottoman Empire

1453

Gutenberg printing press

1455

Christopher Columbus

1492

Inquisition

1536

American Revolution

1775

US Constitution

1787

French Revolution begins

1789

World War I

1914 - 1918

World War II

1930 - 1945

The Cold War

1945 - Present