South Asia Team Burke

Events

Bronze Age

2600 B.C. - 1900 B.C.

Indians Build Cities in Indus Valley

2500 B.C.


Ahmad, Iftikahr, Herbert Brodsky, Marylee Crofts, and Elisabeth Ellis. World Cultures: A Global Mosaic. Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall, 2004. Print.

Indus River Civilization

2300 BCE - 1750 BCE

-making of urban grain-growing civilization on Indus River
-two main cities: Harappa and Mohenjo-daro
-undecipherable proto-Dravidian script
-destroyed by climate, invasion of non-Indus peoples

"History of South Asia: A Chronological Outline | Asia for Educators | Columbia University." History of South Asia: A Chronological Outline | Asia for Educators | Columbia University. Columbia University. Web. 29 Oct. 2015.

Aryan Migration

1750 BCE - 1000 BCE

-Migration into northwest India of nomadic herding tribes from Iranian plateau;
-Indo-European language;
-Oral religious traditions preserved in Vedas, oldest of which, the Rig Veda, predates migration

"History of South Asia: A Chronological Outline | Asia for Educators | Columbia University." History of South Asia: A Chronological Outline | Asia for Educators | Columbia University. Columbia University. Web. 29 Oct. 2015.

Hinduism Develops

1500 bc - 1400 bc


Ahmad, Iftikahr, Herbert Brodsky, Marylee Crofts, and Elisabeth Ellis. World Cultures: A Global Mosaic. Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall, 2004. Print.

Iron Age

1300 B.C.


"South and Southeast Asia South and Southeast Asia." Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Web. 29 Oct. 2015.

Buddism Spreads

500 B.C.

Ahmad, Iftikahr, Herbert Brodsky, Marylee Crofts, and Elisabeth Ellis. World Cultures: A Global Mosaic. Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall, 2004. Print.

Maurayan Empire

323 B.C. - 185 B.C.

"South and Southeast Asia South and Southeast Asia." Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Web. 29 Oct. 2015.

Maurya Dynasty Emerges in India

321 B.C.

Ahmad, Iftikahr, Herbert Brodsky, Marylee Crofts, and Elisabeth Ellis. World Cultures: A Global Mosaic. Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall, 2004. Print.

Satavahana and Ikshvaku Dynasties

200 B.C. - 300 A.D.

"South and Southeast Asia South and Southeast Asia." Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Web. 29 Oct. 2015.

Kushan Empire

200 B.C. - 200 A.D.

"South and Southeast Asia South and Southeast Asia." Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Web. 29 Oct. 2015.

Vakataka Dynasty

Approx. 250 A.D. - Approx. 485 A.D.

"South and Southeast Asia South and Southeast Asia." Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Web. 29 Oct. 2015.

Gupta empire controls most of the north

321 - 500

"South and Southeast Asia South and Southeast Asia." Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Web. 29 Oct. 2015.

Early Chalukya Dynasty

475 - 800

"South and Southeast Asia South and Southeast Asia." Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Web. 29 Oct. 2015.

Independent Kashmiri kingdoms

500 - 1300

"South and Southeast Asia South and Southeast Asia." Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Web. 29 Oct. 2015.

Kalachuri Dynasty

520 - 600

"South and Southeast Asia South and Southeast Asia." Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Web. 29 Oct. 2015.

Harsha Dynasty

Approx. 600 - Approx. 700

"South and Southeast Asia South and Southeast Asia." Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Web. 29 Oct. 2015.

Pala dynasty

700 - 1200

"South and Southeast Asia South and Southeast Asia." Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Web. 29 Oct. 2015.

Gurjara-Pratihara dynasty

730 - 1027

"South and Southeast Asia South and Southeast Asia." Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Web. 29 Oct. 2015.

Rashtrakuta dynasty

750 - 973

"South and Southeast Asia South and Southeast Asia." Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Web. 29 Oct. 2015.

Solanki Dynasty

900 - 1250

"South and Southeast Asia South and Southeast Asia." Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Web. 29 Oct. 2015.

Chandella dynasty

950 - 1250

"South and Southeast Asia South and Southeast Asia." Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Web. 29 Oct. 2015.

Muslim Rulers Govern Much of Northern India

1200 - 1500

Ahmad, Iftikahr, Herbert Brodsky, Marylee Crofts, and Elisabeth Ellis. World Cultures: A Global Mosaic. Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall, 2004. Print.

Sultan Firuz Tughlak expands Delhi

1351 - 1388

Ahmad, Iftikahr, Herbert Brodsky, Marylee Crofts, and Elisabeth Ellis. World Cultures: A Global Mosaic. Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall, 2004. Print.

Mongols reach India

1398

Ahmad, Iftikahr, Herbert Brodsky, Marylee Crofts, and Elisabeth Ellis. World Cultures: A Global Mosaic. Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall, 2004. Print.

Hindu and Islamic Art and Architecture Blend

1526 - 1700

Ahmad, Iftikahr, Herbert Brodsky, Marylee Crofts, and Elisabeth Ellis. World Cultures: A Global Mosaic. Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall, 2004. Print.

British Set up Easy India Company

1600

Ahmad, Iftikahr, Herbert Brodsky, Marylee Crofts, and Elisabeth Ellis. World Cultures: A Global Mosaic. Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall, 2004. Print.

Shah Jahan builds Taj Mahai

1630 - 1660

Ahmad, Iftikahr, Herbert Brodsky, Marylee Crofts, and Elisabeth Ellis. World Cultures: A Global Mosaic. Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall, 2004. Print.

East India company reaps enormous profits

1700 - 1800

Ahmad, Iftikahr, Herbert Brodsky, Marylee Crofts, and Elisabeth Ellis. World Cultures: A Global Mosaic. Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall, 2004. Print.

Mughal Empire declines

1700 - 1800

Ahmad, Iftikahr, Herbert Brodsky, Marylee Crofts, and Elisabeth Ellis. World Cultures: A Global Mosaic. Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall, 2004. Print.

British forces invade Afghanistan

1838 - 1842

"Afghanistan Profile - Timeline - BBC News." BBC News. N.p., n.d. Web. 29 Oct. 2015.

Seppy Rebellion Breaks Out

1857

Ahmad, Iftikahr, Herbert Brodsky, Marylee Crofts, and Elisabeth Ellis. World Cultures: A Global Mosaic. Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall, 2004. Print.

British Modernize Transportation and Communications In India

1858 - 1947

Ahmad, Iftikahr, Herbert Brodsky, Marylee Crofts, and Elisabeth Ellis. World Cultures: A Global Mosaic. Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall, 2004. Print.

Rabindranath Tagore wins Nobel Prize for literature

1913

Ahmad, Iftikahr, Herbert Brodsky, Marylee Crofts, and Elisabeth Ellis. World Cultures: A Global Mosaic. Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall, 2004. Print.

Independence from British Influence

1919

Emir Amanullah Khan declares independence from the British Influence
"Afghanistan Profile - Timeline - BBC News." BBC News. N.p., n.d. Web. 29 Oct. 2015.

India Gains Independence

1947

Ahmad, Iftikahr, Herbert Brodsky, Marylee Crofts, and Elisabeth Ellis. World Cultures: A Global Mosaic. Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall, 2004. Print.

Afghanistan turns to the Soviet Union for assistance

1953

"Afghanistan Profile - Timeline - BBC News." BBC News. N.p., n.d. Web. 29 Oct. 2015.

Farm Production Increases

1980

Ahmad, Iftikahr, Herbert Brodsky, Marylee Crofts, and Elisabeth Ellis. World Cultures: A Global Mosaic. Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall, 2004. Print.

Taliban recognised as legitimate rulers by Pakistan and Saudi Arabia.

1997

"Afghanistan Profile - Timeline - BBC News." BBC News. N.p., n.d. Web. 29 Oct. 2015.

US launches missile strikes at suspected bases of militant Osama bin Laden

1998

"Afghanistan Profile - Timeline - BBC News." BBC News. N.p., n.d. Web. 29 Oct. 2015.

India's population reaches 1 billion

1999

Ahmad, Iftikahr, Herbert Brodsky, Marylee Crofts, and Elisabeth Ellis. World Cultures: A Global Mosaic. Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall, 2004. Print.

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/4/41/Flag_of_India.svg

Taliban Ousted From Power In Afghanistan

2001

Ahmad, Iftikahr, Herbert Brodsky, Marylee Crofts, and Elisabeth Ellis. World Cultures: A Global Mosaic. Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall, 2004. Print.

Ahmad Shah Masood, leader of the main opposition to the Taliban - the Northern Alliance - is assassinated.

2001

Powerful earthquake kills more than 80 people in northeast of country.

2015

"Afghanistan Profile - Timeline - BBC News." BBC News. N.p., n.d. Web. 29 Oct. 2015.