ANTHRO8 midterm2

Events

Relative Dating

50000 BC - Present

Hunting Prime Animals

48,000 bc

H Spaiens Migrate to Australia

48000 bc

Radiocarbon Dating

48000 bc - 1500 ad

H Sapiens migrate to Tasmania

33000 BC

H Sapiens Migrate to N/S Americas

17000 BC

Dry Spell in Africa 1

16000 bc - 8500 bc

Natufian Culture

12000 bc - 9500 bc

Anthropocene Era

10000 bc - Present

Holocene Era

10000 BC - Present

Jerf el Ahmar

9600 bc - 8800 bc

Golbeki Tepe

9000 bc

Megafauna Begin to Dissapear

8000 bc

Wet Spell in Africa

6500 bc - 4500 bc

Cattle Cult Emerges

5500 bc

Egyptian Agriculture Begins

5500 bc

Cities, States, and Empires Begin

4000 BC

Small Towns Appear by Nile

3200 bc

Hierakonpolis

3200 bc

Unification of Egypt by Narmer

3100 BCE

Pictographs

3100 bc

Bronze Age Cities

3000 bc - 1500 bc

Human Sacrifices Begin

3000 bc

Temple Architecture

2700 bc

Old Kingdom

2700 BC - 2200 BC

Art! Banquet Scene

2600 bc

3rd Egyptian Dynasty

2600 bc - 2554 bc

Old Kingdom

2575 BC - 2134 BC

4th Egyptian Dynasty

2554 bc

First Inscriptions

2554 bc

Cuneiform Writing Begins

2400 BC

Last Pyramid Built

2300 bc

Ziggurat at Ur

2100 BCE

Dry Spell in Africa 2

2000 bc - Present

Code of Hammurabi

1750 bc

King Tut Dies

1300 bc

Cuniform 90º (symbollic)

700 bc

H Spaiens Migrate to Hawaii and Easter Island

900 AD

H Sapiens Migrate to New Zealand

1200 AD

Fossil Fuels

1700 ad

British Mesopotamian Excavations

Approx. 1800 - 1809

Life in the Woods by Henry David Thoreau

1854

Origin of Species

1859

Global Temp Rapidly Rising

1900

Atomic Age

Approx. 1940 - 1949

Silent Spring by Rachel Carson

1962

Earth Day

1970

Iran-Iraq War

1980 - 1988

Gulf War

1990 - 1991

US Occupation of Iraq

2003 - 2011

ISIS

2014 - Present