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Paleolithic Era

2,500,000 BC - 9700 BC

Neolithic Era

10,000 BC - 2,000 BC

Egyptian Empire

3150 BC - 332 BC

Civilization develops with Minoans and Mycenaeans

3,000 BCE - 1,100 BCE

Greek Empire

2,500 BC - 146 BC

Judaism founded

1812 BC

Hinduism founded in India

1700 BCE

Buddhism founded

520 BC

Roman Republic

509 BC - 27 BC

Peloponnesian War

431 BC - 404 BC

Alexander seizes the Greek Empire

338 BC

Rome is established after battling Etruscans in Italy

218 BC

Greece conquered by Rome

146 BC

Death of Julius Caesar

44 BC

Roman Empire established

27 BC

Roman Empire

27 BC - 476 AD

Pax Romana

27 B.C. - 180 A.D.

Christianity founded

7 BC

Ghana Empire

300 AD - 1100 AD

Constantine Rules

306 AD - 337 AD

Byzantine Empire

330 AD - 1453 AD

Rome falls

476 AD

Dark Ages/Middle Ages

500 AD - 1400 AD

Arabian Empire

610 - 1258

Islam founded

610

Death of Muhammad

632

First English Monarch

802

Reign of Charlemagne begins Holy Roman Empire

962

Crusades

1095 - 1291

Mali Empire

1235 AD - 1600 AD

Ottoman Empire

1299 - 1923

Songhai Empire

1340 AD - 1591 AD

Renaissance

1400 - 1600

Aztec Empire

1428 - 1521

Inca Empire

1438 - 1533

Spanish Inquisition

1478 - 1834

Reign of King Francis I of France

1494 - 1547

Scientific Revolution

Approx. 1500 - Approx. 1700

Reign of Henry VIII

1509 - 1547

Reign of Elizabeth I

1558 - 1603

English Revolution

1642 - 1651

First French Monarch

1643

Reign of Louis XIV

1643 - 1715

Enlightenment

1650 - 1800

French Revolution

1789 - 1793

World War 1

1914 - 1918

Russian Revolution

1917

World War II

1939 - 1945

Cold War

1945 - 1989