Christianity developed out of Judaism in the 1st century C.E. It is founded on the life, teachings, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ, and those who follow him are called "Christians."
1100 BCE - 800 BCE
historical period referring to a period of supposed cultural and economic deterioration, and scarcity of written record.
Creation of Democracy
Democracy is created in Greece. It is a modern representative democracy, this formal equality is embodied primarily in the right to vote.
1095 CE - 1272 CE
Muslims vs Christians in the Southeast Asia. This gives Christians the chance to catch up. Europe want luxury goods like spices. Italian Merchants control the European market (west) and Muslim control (east).
1300 - 1600
The Renaissance was a period in European history, regarded as the cultural bridge between the Middle Ages and modern history
1330 - 1550
Arrival of Black Death
Disease that will kill thousands starts in Europe.
1368 CE - 1644 CE
First leader, Hongwu- he is a commander that drives Mongols out of China, begins reforms, repairs agricultural lands, erases Mongol Past and Promotes China.
Prince Henry the Navigator
1394 - 1460
Creates first navigation school.
Zheng He takes his first voyage
He is also possible the discoverer of America.
Printing Press invented by Guttenburg. Renaissance begins
1439 CE - 1440 CE
Johann Gluttenberg creates the printing press which eventually leads to the printing of the bible and the renaissance.
Ottoman Empire conquers Constantinople
1462 - 1505
Conquers Moscow Area, liberates Russia from Mongols, centralizes Russian Government.
Voyage of Columbus
Columbus lands in India.
Treaty of Tordesillas
Spain and Portugal signs treaty on how to divide lands outside Europe.
Slave trade begins in Americas
1507 - 1865
Slavery begins. People are taken from their home land and forced to work.
First African Slaves arrive in America
Martin Luther writes 95 Theses
The 95 Theses was a list of questions and propositions for debate
Start of European Reformation
1517 - 1648
Started by Martin Luther in Europe, to break away from the Roman Catholic.
Spanish Conquest of Mexico
Cortes lands in Mexico. He is thought of as a god and the Aztecs offer him Gold.
Conquer of Aztecs
Spanish conquer Aztecs
1526 - 1858
First ruled by Babur.
Ivan the Terrible
1533 - 1584
At 16 he declares himself czar.
Start of Counter Refromation
1534 - 1549
There was little significant papal reaction to the Protestants or to demands for reform from within the Roman Catholic Church before mid-century.
The Good Period
1547 - 1560
During Ivan's Good period he adds land, code of laws, rules justly.
Peace of Augsburg
30 years war
The Bad Period
1560 - 1584
Ivan's bad period of ruling, death in America, he creates a police force to punish those against him.
Europeans discover uses for Potatoes
English settlers arrive in Roanoke lead by John White who heads back to England. When he returns "Croatoan" is carved into a fence post and everyone is gone.
First permanent English settlement
The Mayflower Compact was the first governing document of Plymouth Colony. It was Written by the male passengers of the Mayflower, consisting of separatist Congregationalists who called themselves "Saints", and adventurers and tradesmen.
1644 - 1911
Newcomen develops a steam driven pump
Start of the Industrial Revolution
Transition into new manufacturing processes.
1765 - 1766
The Stamp Act was an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain that imposed a direct tax on the colonies of British America and required that many printed materials in the colonies be produced on stamped paper produced in London, carrying an embossed revenue stamp.
Articles of Confederation
1781 - 1789
The Articles of Confederation was an agreement among the 13 original states of the United States of America that served as its first constitution.
The Constitutional Convention took place from May 25 to September 17, 1787, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
George Washington becomes President
1789 - 1797
First president of the United States.
1789 - 1804
The Haitian Revolution, was a successful anti-slavery and anti-colonial insurrection that took place in the former French colony of Saint-Domingue that lasted from 1791 until 1804.
Tennis Court Oath
June 20, 1789
People riot on a Tennis Court and refuse to move until a new constitition is written.
1803 - 1815
The Napoleonic Wars a series of major conflicts pitting the French Empire and its allies, led by Napoleon I, against European powers formed into various coalitions, primarily led and financed by the United Kingdom.
Spanish Wars for Independence
The Spanish American wars of independence were the numerous wars against Spanish rule in Spanish America that took place during the early 19th century, after the French invasion of Spain during Europe's Napoleonic Wars.
1820 - 1857
The Missouri Compromise was an effort by Congress to defuse the sectional and political rivalries triggered by the request of Missouri late in 1819 for admission as a state in which slavery would be permitted. At the time, the United States contained twenty-two states, evenly divided between slave and free.
1820 - 1830
The start in order to begin industrialization.
Optium War Begins
1840 - 1850
Belief that the expansion of the US throughout the American continents was both justified and inevitable.
Writing of the 13th amendment
The 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, officially ending the institution of slavery, is ratified.
Abraham Lincoln becomes president
1861 - 1865
He was the 16th president of the United States. He is assassinated for abolishing slavery with the Emancipation Proclamation.
Battle of Fortsumter
Began the Civil War.
January 1, 1863
It purported to change the federal legal status of more than 3 million enslaved people in the designated areas of the South from "slave" to "free", although its immediate effect was less. It had the practical effect that as soon as a slave escaped the control of the Confederate government, by running away or through advances of federal troops, the slave became legally free.
Battle of Palmito Ranch
Last battle of Civil War
Suez Canal opens
Wright Brothers Fly
This event marked a revolution in human transportation and was in fact one of human's greatest achievements.
World War I
1914 - 1918
Fall of Ottoman Empire
The armistice ended the fighting between the Ottoman Empire and the Allies but did not bring stability or peace to the region.
1933 - 1945
The genocide in which six million European Jews were killed by Adolf Hitler's Nazi Germany, and the World War II collaborators with the Nazis.
Germany invades Poland
Without warning, their planes bombed cities including the capital Warsaw, this starts the WW||.
World War II
1939 - 1945
Attack on Pearl Harbor
December 7, 1941
The Imperial Japanese Navy launches a surprise devastating air attack against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbour, Hawaii.
Hiroshima atomic bombing
The first bomb used as a weapon, bombed vapourised buildings and killed nearly 70,000 people directly but by the end of 1945, nearly 100,000 had died from its protracted effects.
India and Pakistan Become Independent
Pakistan was then declared a separate nation from Britain on the 14 August 1947. On 15 August 1947, India became an independent nation.
1950 - 1953
The Korean War began when North Korea invaded South Korea.
Launch of first nuclear submarine
The United States launches the world's first nuclear submarine, USS Nautilus.
Martin Luther King gives "I Have a Dream Speech."
Moment in the American civil rights movement, Martin Luther King delivers a speech from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington.
Resignation of Nixon
First president to resign after watergate scandal.
Fall of the Berlin War
On November 9, The Berlin Wall was breached after nearly three decades of keeping East and West Berliners apart.
Nelson Mandela is released from Prison
Nelson Mandela is released from Victor Verster prison after 27 years of confinement.
Apartheid ends in South Africa
Attack on Word Trade Centre
American Airlines flight 11 crashed into the North tower of the World Trade Centre. It was the start of four coordinated suicide attacks on the USA. Nearly 3000 people died on that day. It became a day that changed the world.
Death of Osama Bin Laden
May 1, 2001
The pursuit came to an end on May 2 2011, when Osama Bin Laden, the man behind the deadly 9/11 attacks was killed in Abbottabad, Pakistan, shortly after 1:00 am local time by a United States special forces military unit.
Barack Obama is elected president
He is the first African American President
1862 - 1865
The American Civil War was an internal conflict fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865. The Union faced secessionists in eleven Southern states grouped together as the Confederate States of America.