WHAP Master 2014-15


Hunting & Gathering to Civilizations 2.5 million- 1,000 BCE

Chapter 1
Period 1

Mesolithic (Middle Stone) Age

Approx. 12,000 BCE - Approx. 8,000 BCE

Neolithic Revolution

Approx. 10,200 BCE - Approx. 2,000 BCE

Notice these dates are approximate, this period began at different times in different parts of the world. It is a very gradual revolution.

Rise of Catal Huyuk

Approx. 7,000 BCE

Neolithic Village in southern Turkey. By 3000 BCE it had become part of a civiliztion

First potters wheel

Approx. 6000 BCE

Sumer Civilization

Approx. 3500 BCE - Approx. 1800 BCE

Agricultural development reaches west Africa

2000 BCE

After possibly beginning in the Middle East around 10,000 BCE, agriculture spread to other parts of the world during the Neolithic Revolution.

Shang Dynasty

Approx. 1756 BCE - Approx. 1046 BCE

The Classical Period, 1000 BCE-500 CE

The Classical Period

Approx. 1000 BCE - Approx. 500 CE

Huang di's death

210 BCE