Beginning of History (4000 BCE - 600 BCE)

Africa

Homo sapiens sapiens

Approx. 200,000 BCE
  • Appeared in Great Rift Valley (East Africa)

Paleolithic Era

200,000 BCE - 10,000 BCE

Agriculture starts in West Africa

2,000 BCE

Middle East

Humans reach Middle East

70,000 BCE

Neolithic Era

10,000 BCE - 4,000 BCE

Agriculture starts

10,000 BCE

Jericho (Israel)

8000 BCE

Catal Huyuk (Turkey)

7500 BC

Bronze Age

3300 BC - 600 BC

Europe

Humans reach Europe

40,000 BCE

End of Last Ice Age

14000 BCE - 8000 BCE

Stonehenge

2440 BC

Asia

Humans reach North Asia

25,000 BCE

North America

Humans cross Bering Strait

20,000 BCE - 15,000 BCE

South America

Humans reach Latin America

15,000 BCE - 12,000 BCE

Agriculture starts

5,000 BCE

Australia

Humans reach Australia

50,000 BCE