WHAP Timeline 1

Events

PERIOD 1: Technological & Environmental Transformations (∞ - 600 BCE

Zoroastrianism

5,000 BCE

Polynesian Migration

5,000 BCE - 750 BCE

Mesopotamian Civilization

5,000 BCE - 3,000 BCE

Wheel Was Invented

3,500 BCE

Nubia

3300 BCE - 1500 BCE

Cuneiform/1st Form Of Writing Is Invented

3,200 BCE

Nile River Valley Civilizations (Egypt)

3200 B.C. - 500 B.C.

Norte Chico

3000 BCE - 1800 BCE

Hinduism

3000 BCE

Major Epidemic Of Malaria (Worldwide)

3,000 BCE - 2,000 BCE

Indus Valley Civilization

2300 BC - 1700 BC

Xia Dynasty

2070 BC - 1600 BC

Babylon

1894 BC - 539 BC

Judaism

1800 BC

Shang Dynasty

1600 BC - 1046 BC

Caucus Mountain Region/Aryan Migration

1500 BCE - 1200 BCE

Invention Of The Sailboat

1300 BCE

Greek City States

1200 B.C.E - 300 B.C.E

Olmec Civilization

1200 BCE - 400 BCE

Phoenicians

1200 BC - 332 BC

Zhou Dynasty

1050 BC - 400 BC

Chavin Civilization

1000 BCE - 300 BCE

Achaemenid Dynasty

558 BCE - 330 BCE

PERIOD 2: Organization & Reorganization Of Human Societies (600 BCE- 600 CE)

Taoism

600 B.C

Babylonia Jewish Diaspora

584 BCE - 538 BCE

Shintoism Founded

500 BCE

Buddhism

500 BC

Confucianism

479 BCE

Major Typhoid Epidemic (Worldwide)

430 BCE - 424 BCE

Fall of Western Rome

376 BCE - 316 BCE

Hellenistic Empire

323 BC - 311 BC

Mauryan Empire

322 BCE - 188 BCE

Parthian Empire

247 BCE - 224 CE

Legalism

221 BCE

Qin Dynasty

221 BCE - 206 BCE

Invention Of The Magnetic Compass

206 BCE

Han Dynasty

206 BCE - 220 CE

Invention Of Paper

100 BCE

Christianity

32 CE

Spread of Bantu in Eastern and Southern Africa

100 - 800

Axum

100 - 940

Moche Civilization

200 - 700

Sassanid Empire

224 - 651

Flourshment In The Mayan Civilization

250 - 900

Ghana Empire

300 - 1200

Gupta Empire

320 CE - 550 CE

Teotihuacan Empire

400 - 650

Byzantine

476 - 1453

Sui Dynasty

581 CE - 618 CE

Medieval Europe

590 - 1500

PERIOD 3: Regional and Transregional Interactions (600 CE - 1450 CE)

Islam

610 CE

Tang Dynasty

618 - 907

Umayyad Caliphate

661 - 750

Swahili City States

700 - 1400

Invention Of Paper Money

740

Abbasaid Caliphate

750 C.E. - 1258 C.E.

Neo-Confucianism

772 - 841

Heian Period

794 - 1185

Vikings Civilization

800 - Approx. 1000

Kievan Rus

882 - 1283

Toltec Civilization

900 - Approx. 1200

Song Dynasty

960 - 1279

Holy Roman Empire

962 - 1806

First Great Schism

1054

Invention Of Block Printing With Movable Type

1067

Invention Of Gunpowder

1115

Feudal Japan

1185 - 1600

Delhi Sultanate

1206 - 1526

Mongol Empire

1206 - 1368

Mali Empire

1230 - 1600

Marco Polo To China

1271

Yuan Dynasty

1271 - 1368

Ottoman Empire

1299 - 1922

Aztec/Mexica Civilization

1345 CE - 1521 CE

Major Effect Of Black Plague (Most Kills In A Decade)

1348 C.E. - 1358 C.E.

Italian Renaissance

1350 - 1527

Ming Dynasty

1368 - 1644

Second Great Schism

1378

Inca Civilization

1438 - 1535

Invention Of The Printing Press

1450

Songhai Empire

1454 - 1591

Sikhism

1539 CE