Three Rulers & Five Emperors
Earliest use of bronze technology (gradually superseded by iron technology after c. 500)
There are three things to know about the Shang: one, they were the most advanced bronze-working civilization in the world; two, Shang remains provide the earliest and most complete record of Chinese writing (there are a few Neolithic pots that have a few characters scratched on them; however, a few characters do not a complete writing system make), scratched out on the shoulder blades of pigs for oracular purposes.
Earliest inscribed oracle bones; flourishing of Shang ritual bronzes
Founding of "Eastern" capital at Cheng-Zhou (Luo-yang)
Initiation of Zhou feudal system
First Town at Jericho
First Sumerian Dynasty of Ur
Sargon established the Akkadian Empire
Hammurabi conquers Babylon and reunites Mesopotamia
Hammurabi write Code of Hammurabi
Early settlements develop in Indus Valley
The civilization was planned very well with a good drainage system like present.
Early settlements develop into urban civilization
Indus script used
Great Bath is built at Mohenjo-daro
Decline of Indus civilization
Aryan invasion of India
Oral composition of the Vedas
First evidence of people settling along the Nile Delta
Babarian culture- people practiced agriculture and domesticated sheep and goats, -- known for pottery
Amratian Society of Upper Egypt - first signs of hierarchical civilization
Irrigation increased farmland, people worship the sun
During this time the capital at Memphis was founded. Papyrus was invented. Writing was used by the government. Many impressive artifacts have been found from this period.
Construction of the Great Pyramids begin.
Many records of trading expeditions have been discovered from this period.
Earliest evidence of diagnostic medicine