South Asia Team Kate

Events

Cities Are Built in Indus Valley

Approx. 2500 B.C.

Ahmad, Iftikhar and Herbert Brodsky and Marylee Susan Crofts and Elisabeth Gaynor Ellis. "World Cultures: A Global Mosiac." Boston: Pearson Education. Print.

India's (Known) First Civilization

Approx. 2500 B.C. - 1500 B.C.

Ahmad, Iftikhar and Herbert Brodsky and Marylee Susan Crofts and Elisabeth Gaynor Ellis. "World Cultures: A Global Mosiac." Boston: Pearson Education. Print.

Aryan Rituals (Vedas) Were Created

Approx. 1500 B.C. - Approx. 1000 B.C.

Ahmad, Iftikhar and Herbert Brodsky and Marylee Susan Crofts and Elisabeth Gaynor Ellis. "World Cultures: A Global Mosiac." Boston: Pearson Education. Print.

Hindiusm Is Formed

Approx. 1500 B.C.

Ahmad, Iftikhar and Herbert Brodsky and Marylee Susan Crofts and Elisabeth Gaynor Ellis. "World Cultures: A Global Mosiac." Boston: Pearson Education. Print.

Brahman Caste (or social ranking) becomes very popular

Approx. 600 B.C.

Ahmad, Iftikhar and Herbert Brodsky and Marylee Susan Crofts and Elisabeth Gaynor Ellis. "World Cultures: A Global Mosiac." Boston: Pearson Education. Print.

Mauryan Empire

324 BCE - 200 BCE

North India controlled by Chandragupta
"History of South Asia." History of South Asia. Columbia University. Web. 29 Oct. 2015.

Chandragupa Maurya Rules India

321 B.C. - Approx. 181 B.C.

Ahmad, Iftikhar and Herbert Brodsky and Marylee Susan Crofts and Elisabeth Gaynor Ellis. "World Cultures: A Global Mosiac." Boston: Pearson Education. Print.

Asoka's Reforms the Current Ruler

269 B.C. - 232 B.C.

Ahmad, Iftikhar and Herbert Brodsky and Marylee Susan Crofts and Elisabeth Gaynor Ellis. "World Cultures: A Global Mosiac." Boston: Pearson Education. Print.

Major Texts of Hindu Tradition Come Up

Approx. 250 BC

Mahabharata, Ramayana, codification of laws, grammar, science, arts

"History of South Asia." History of South Asia. Columbia University. Web. 29 Oct. 2015.

Asoka's Death

232 B.C.

Ahmad, Iftikhar and Herbert Brodsky and Marylee Susan Crofts and Elisabeth Gaynor Ellis. "World Cultures: A Global Mosiac." Boston: Pearson Education. Print.

Kushan Empire

200 A.D. - 300 A.D.

"The Metropolitan Museum of Art", South Asia 1-500 A.D., October 2000, October 2015

Gupta Empire is in Power

320 A.D. - 535 A.D.

Ahmad, Iftikhar and Herbert Brodsky and Marylee Susan Crofts and Elisabeth Gaynor Ellis. "World Cultures: A Global Mosiac." Boston: Pearson Education. Print.

Gupta Empire Controls Most Of The North

Approx. 321 A.D. - 500 A.D.

"The Metropolitan Museum of Art", South Asia 1-500 A.D., October 2000, October 2015

Kalachuri Dynasty

520 A.D. - 600 A.D.

"The Metropolitan Museum of Art", South Asia 500-1000 A.D., October 2000, October 2015

Harsha Dynasty

700 A.D.

"The Metropolitan Museum of Art", South Asia 500-1000 A.D., October 2000, October 2015

Muslim Capital of Delhi

1200

Ahmad, Iftikhar and Herbert Brodsky and Marylee Susan Crofts and Elisabeth Gaynor Ellis. "World Cultures: A Global Mosiac." Boston: Pearson Education. Print.

Vijayanagar Empire

1336 - 1646

Mongols attacked India

1398

Ahmad, Iftikhar and Herbert Brodsky and Marylee Susan Crofts and Elisabeth Gaynor Ellis. "World Cultures: A Global Mosiac." Boston: Pearson Education. Print.

Sikhism (blend of Hinduism and Islam) is formed

Approx. 1500

Ahmad, Iftikhar and Herbert Brodsky and Marylee Susan Crofts and Elisabeth Gaynor Ellis. "World Cultures: A Global Mosiac." Boston: Pearson Education. Print.

Mongols attack India again (lead by Babur)

1526

Ahmad, Iftikhar and Herbert Brodsky and Marylee Susan Crofts and Elisabeth Gaynor Ellis. "World Cultures: A Global Mosiac." Boston: Pearson Education. Print.

Mughal Empire is in Power

1526 - 1826

Ahmad, Iftikhar and Herbert Brodsky and Marylee Susan Crofts and Elisabeth Gaynor Ellis. "World Cultures: A Global Mosiac." Boston: Pearson Education. Print.

Europeans Got S. Indian territory

Approx. 1700

Ahmad, Iftikhar and Herbert Brodsky and Marylee Susan Crofts and Elisabeth Gaynor Ellis. "World Cultures: A Global Mosiac." Boston: Pearson Education. Print.

European Trade Posts Established

Approx. 1700

The Dutch post established in 1609, the English post in 1612, and lastly the French post in 1674.

"History of South Asia." History of South Asia. Columbia University. Web. 29 Oct. 2015.

British Invade and Assassinate King Shah Shujah

1838 - 1842

British forces invade, install King Shah Shujah. He is assassinated in 1842. British and Indian troops are massacred during retreat from Kabul. "Afghanistan Profile - Timeline." BBC News. BBC, 27 Oct. 2015. Web. 29 Oct. 2015.

Second Anglo-Afghan War.

1878 - 1880

Second Anglo-Afghan War. A treaty gives Britain control of Afghan foreign affairs. "Afghanistan Profile - Timeline." BBC News. BBC, 27 Oct. 2015. Web. 29 Oct. 2015.

India becomes independent for the first time

1947

Ahmad, Iftikhar and Herbert Brodsky and Marylee Susan Crofts and Elisabeth Gaynor Ellis. "World Cultures: A Global Mosiac." Boston: Pearson Education. Print.

Taliban seize control of Kabul

1966

Taliban seize control of Kabul and introduce hard-line version of Islam, banning women from work, and introducing Islamic punishments, which include stoning to death and amputations. BBC News. "Afghanistan Profile - Timeline." BBC News. BBC, 27 Oct. 2015. Web. 29 Oct. 2015.

War = Bangladesh is Born

Approx. 1971

War breaks out between East and West Pakistan, which the out come of the war is two new countries : Pakistan and Bangladesh

"History of South Asia." History of South Asia. Columbia University. Web. 29 Oct. 2015.

Gandhi ordered troops to storm Golden Temple

1984

Ahmad, Iftikhar and Herbert Brodsky and Marylee Susan Crofts and Elisabeth Gaynor Ellis. "World Cultures: A Global Mosiac." Boston: Pearson Education. Print.

Afghanistan and Pakistan ally against Russia

1985

Mujahideen come together in Pakistan to form alliance against Soviet forces. Half of Afghan population now estimated to be displaced by war, with many fleeing to neighbouring Iran or Pakistan. "Afghanistan Profile - Timeline." BBC News. BBC, 27 Oct. 2015. Web. 29 Oct. 2015.

US begins supplying mujahideen with weapons

1986

US begins supplying mujahideen with Stinger missiles, enabling them to shoot down Soviet helicopter gunships. BBC News. "Afghanistan Profile - Timeline." BBC News. BBC, 27 Oct. 2015. Web. 29 Oct. 2015.

(The Worst) Cyclone hits Bangladesh

April 29, 1991

Ahmad, Iftikhar and Herbert Brodsky and Marylee Susan Crofts and Elisabeth Gaynor Ellis. "World Cultures: A Global Mosiac." Boston: Pearson Education. Print.

Hindus Fought at Ayodhya

1992

Ahmad, Iftikhar and Herbert Brodsky and Marylee Susan Crofts and Elisabeth Gaynor Ellis. "World Cultures: A Global Mosiac." Boston: Pearson Education. Print.

India's Population Hits 1 Billion People

1999

Ahmad, Iftikhar and Herbert Brodsky and Marylee Susan Crofts and Elisabeth Gaynor Ellis. "World Cultures: A Global Mosiac." Boston: Pearson Education. Print.

Ahmad Shah Masood, leader of the Anti-Taliban, assassinated

Approx. September 2001

Ahmad Shah Masood, leader of the main opposition to the Taliban - the Northern Alliance - is assassinated. "Afghanistan Profile - Timeline." BBC News. BBC, 27 Oct. 2015. Web. 29 Oct. 2015.

Suicide attack in Kabul kills 50

Approx. July 2008

Suicide bomb attack on Indian embassy in Kabul kills more than 50. "Afghanistan Profile - Timeline." BBC News. BBC, 27 Oct. 2015. Web. 29 Oct. 2015.