Global 3000 BC - 2000 AD

Africa

3100 BC Egypt

3100 BC

Menes unites Egypt

2700-2200 BC Egypt

2700 BC - 2200 BC

Old Kingdom begins

2550 BC Egypt

2550 BC

Great Pyramid at Giza

2300 BC Egypt

2300 BC

Sargon of Akkad conquers Sumer

2050-1800 BC Egypt

2050 BC - 1800 BC

Middle Kingdom begins

1550-1100 BC Egypt

1550 BC - 1100 BC

New Kingdom

1503-1482 BC Egypt

1503 BC - 1482 BC

Reign of Hatshepsut

1290 BC-1224 BC Egypt

1290 BC - 1224 BC

reign of Rames II

750 BC-650 BC Egypt

750 BC - 650 BC

Nubian rule over Egypt

680 BC Egypt

680 BC

King Taharqa rules Nile Valley

500 BC Africa

500 BC

Ironworking in Meroe

200 BC East Africa

200 BC

Axum gains control of extensive trade network

146 BC Carthage

146 BC

destruction of Carthage

Late 100s AD Africa

100

Camel caravans
new trade patterns

350 AD East Africa

350

Axum converts to Christianity

600s AD Africa

600

Islam spreads to Africa

1200s AD Africa

1200

King Lalibela has churches built on Ethopia mountains

1500 AD Africa

1500

Kongo flourishes

1600s AD Africa

1600

triangular trade with slaves

1700s AD Africa

1700

Islamic revival through Africa

Europe

3100 BC Europe

3100 BC

small farming communities develop

2000 BC Europe

2000 BC

Bronze Age in Europe

1600 BC Greece

1600 BC

Height of Minoan civilization (Knossos)

750 BC Greece

750 BC

Greeks colonize the Mediterranean

700s BC Greece

700 BC

rise of Greek city-states

509 BC Rome

509 BC

Roman Republic established

460 BC Greece

460 BC

Age of Pericles begins

431 BC Greece

431 BC

Peloponnesian War (Athens v. Sparta)

331 BC Greece

331 BC

Alexander the Great conquers the Persian empire

323 BC Greece

323 BC

Hellenistic Age begins

218 BC Rome

218 BC

Hannibal invades Italy during the Punic Wars

133 BC Greece

133 BC

Greek dominance ends in the Mediterranean

27 BC Rome

27 BC

Pax Romana begins with emperor Augustus

135 AD Rome

135

Jewish persecution begins

330 AD Rome

330

Constantinople becomes capital of Eastern Rome

392 AD Rome

392

Emperor Theodosius makes Christianity the official religion of the Roman empire

400s AD Rome

400

Romans battle Hun invaders

476 AD Rome

476

Western Roman empire falls

486 AD Franks

486

Clovis conquered Gual

500s AD Franks

500

Franks dominate western Europe

527 AD Byzantine

527

Justinian begins his rule

732 AD Franks

732

Frankish forces defeat Muslim armies at Tours

800 AD Franks

800

Charlemagne is crowned emperor by Pope Leo III

1000s AD Europe

1000

economy begins to recover

1019 AD Russia

1019 AD

Yarsolav the Wise begins in Kiev

1066 AD England

1066

Norman conquest William of Normandy defeats Anglo Saxons at Hastings

1086 AD England

1086

Domesday Book William I used this survey for taxation

1096 AD Rome

1096

First cruade

1160s-1180s AD England

1160 - 1180

Common Law Henry II lays foundation for English legal system

1200s AD Rome

1200

Dominican and Franciscan orders are founded

1215 AD England

1215

King Johns signs Magna Carta at sword point (limits power)

1295 AD England

1295

Model Parliament Edward I summons Parliament, which includes representatives of common people

1300s AD Itlay

1300

Renaissance begins in Italian city-states

1302 AD France

1302

Estates General set up by Phillip II

1347 AD Italy

1347

Black Death breaks in Italy

1429 AD France

1429

Joan of Arc beat England

1434 AD Italy

1434

Medici family controls Florence

1456 AD Italy

1456

first Gutenberg Bible is made with printing press

1462 AD Russia

1462

Ivan the Great reigns

1492 AD Spain

1492

Spanish complete the Reconquista

1498 AD Portugal

1498

Vasco de Gama reaches India

1506 AD Italy

1506

Leo da Vinci completes the Mona Lisa

1511 AD Portugal

1511

Portugal seizes Malacca

1517 AD Germany

1517

Martin Luther posted his 95 Theses in wittenberg, Germany

1522 AD Dutch

1522

Ferdinand Magellan's fleet circumnavigates the globe

1556 AD Spain

1556

Phillip II king of Spain

1613 - 1917 AD Russia

1613 - 1917

Romanov dynasty

1618 AD Germany

1618

religious conflict between German Protestants

1633 AD England

1633

Galileo is tired before the Inquisition

1641 AD Dutch

1641

Dutch seize Malacca from Portugal

1642 AD England

1642

English Civil War

1697 AD Russia

1697

Czar Peter the Great of Russia tours Europe

1715 AD France

1715

King Louis XIV dies

1759 AD England

1759

defeat French at Qubec

1795 AD Poland

1795

Russia, Prussia, Austria compete for Poland

Asia

2000 BC China

2000 BC

development of Chinese writing

1650 BC China

1650 BC

Shang dynasty in China emerges
gain control of Huang He

1027 BC China

1027 BC

Zhou over throw the Shang

1000 BC Israel

1000 BC

Israel is established
Judaism

551 BC China

551 BC

Confucius is born

221 BC China

221 BC

Shi Huangdi completes his unification of China
Great Wall of China

100 AD China

100

paper invented in Han China

100s AD China

100

Buddhism spreads to China

618 AD China

618

Tang dynasty begins

668 AD Korea

668

Shilla rulers unite Korea

794 AD Japan

794

royal court moves to Heian

1279 AD Mongols

1279

Mongol conquest of China is complete

1392-1910 AD Korea

1392 - 1910

Choson dynasty

1603-1853 AD Japan

1603 - Approx. 1853

Tokugawa shogunate

1736 AD China

1736

Qianlong begins reign

India

3200 BC India

3200 BC

Sumerian city-states thrive

2500 BC India

2500 BC

Indus Valley civilization (Mohenjo-Daro)

1500 BC India

1500 BC

Aryans cross into India

1100 BC India

1100 BC

Assyrians expand power (Mesopotamia)

556 BC India

556 BC

Buddha is born

539 BC India

539 BC

Persian empire created

500 BC India

500 BC

write down sacred texts - Vedas

268 BC India

268 BC

Asoka emperor of Maurya

320 AD India

320

Gupta Golden Age

622 AD India

622

Muhammad goes from Mecca to Yathrib

750 AD India

750

Abbassid dynasty (Abu al-Abbas)

1099 AD India

1099

Christians capture Jerusalem from Muslims

1206 AD India

1206

Muslims set up the Delhi Sultanate (northern India)

1520 AD India

1520

Suleiman becomes ruler of the Ottoman
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