He was the founder of Islam and brought together the Middle East. He was basically the reason the Islamic Golden Age happened. He started one of the biggest religions in the world to this day.
1299 - 1923
One of the largest empires in history. Controlled most of the middle east for many years
black plague spreads to Europe
1348 - 1350
This plague wiped out most of Europe and changed the way their future developed
1368 - 1644
The Ming Dynasty was one of the most powerful dynasties in Chinese History
1400 - 1600
During the Renaissance, many new inventions, art, and ideas were made that lead to the development of not only Europe but the rest of the world too.
Zheng He's Expeditions
1405 - 1433
Zheng He's explorations discovered many trade routes and previously unexplored areas
Gutenberg printing press
This invention allowed ideas to spread worldwide way more quickly. They no longer had to hang copy books, they could be mass produced.
Most people would say that he is the discoverer of America, and he gets the credit. He is the reason America was colonized at the time.
1517 - 1648
Split the church into 2 groups: Catholics and Protestants. It started the decline of Catholic power and corruption. A lot of the new world, America, was formed as well.
1526 - 1858
The Mughal Dynasty was arguably the biggest and most powerful Indian Dynasty
1558 - 1603
The Elizabethan Era was one of the most influencing times in Europe and led to many new inventions and ideas.
Taj Mahal Completed
1634 - 1638
The Taj Mahal is one of the greatest architectural achievements ever and was built to honor the death of an Emperor's wife.
1644 - 1911
One of the biggest Chinese Dynasties and in the time they were in charge many important events happened
1721 - 1917
The Russian Empire accomplished many things and was a major influence on lots of events and countries
1750 - 1850
The Industrial Revolution changed the way the world works because so many countries developed factories and transportation devices. It made the world more accessible and made countries able to trade a lot easier
1775 - 1783
The American Revolution led to America becoming one of the most powerful countries in the world. It made us who we are today
1789 - 1799
The French Revolution not only made France a free country it led to many other important events, laws, and ideas that are still relevant today
The Louisiana Purchase was probably the biggest influence on America becoming a strong country and able to support itself.
Napoleon comes to power and restores peace; writes Napoleonic Code
1804 - 1805
Napoleon was a major influence on his country and the countries around him because of the decisions and ideas he made.
War of 1812
1812 - 1815
It was a turning point for the better in the US and it helped make the US a respected country
Mexican American War
1846 - 1848
When America won the war the got all of California, Utah, parts of Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, and Wyoming.
1853 - 1856
It showed how powerful some armies were but caused the British army to go through reforms.
1861 - 1865
Abolished slavery and was a turning point for the US in many ways. It tore the country in basically 2 pieces and caused lots of fighting even after the war ended. It was one of the bloodiest wars in history
Slavery was abolished and black people were free but still not respected in some parts of America.
World War I
1914 - 1918
There were millions of deaths and empires were destroyed. There were many technologies invented that shaped the warfare of the 20th century and even the 21st century
World War II
1939 - 1945
It was the foundation of a new world order and new superpowers in the world emerged. Over 60 million people were killed and it shaped a new type of warfare in the world.