AP world

Events

Old Kingdom

3100 BCE - 2500 BCE

pyramids
things from Ancient Egypt

Beginnings of Bronze Age

3000 BCE

Middle Kingdom

2100 BCE - 1650 BCE

Nubians: south of Egypt

Hammurabi's Code

1700 BCE

New Kingdom

1550 BCE - 700 BCE

Early Alphabetic Script

1500 BCE

Iron Age

1300 BCE

Assyrian Empire

900 BCE - 600 BCE

Greek Golden Age

400 BCE

Alexander the Great

336 BCE

Qin unified China

221 BCE

Han Dynasty

206 BCE - 220 AD

Pax Romana

27 BCE - 180 AD

Beginnings of Christianity

Approx. 32 CE

Constantinople becomes Roman Capital

333

Fall of Rome

476

Rise of Islam

632

Battle of Manzikert

August 26, 1071

Seljuk Turks defeat Byzantine Empire

1st Crusade

1095 - 1099

Crusaders won

Siege of Baghdad

January 29, 1258 - February 10, 1258

(in Baghdad Iraq)

Marco Polo Exploration

1271 - 1295

Ottoman Empire

1299 - May 29, 1453

Mansa Musa's Pilgrimage to Mecca

1324

Bubonic Plague in Europe

October 1347

Ottomans Capture Constantinople

1453

Colombus Sailed

August 3, 1492

Slaves to New World

1502

Martin Luther 95 Theses

October 31, 1517

Battle of Lepanto

October 7, 1571

naval defeat of Ottomans

Battle of Sekigahara

October 21, 1600

Thirty Years War

1618 - 1648

7 years War

1756 - 1763

French and Indian

Declaration of Independence

July 4, 1776

French Revolution

1789 - 1799

Haitian Revolution

1791 - 1804

Congress of Vienna

November 1814 - June 1815

Opium War

1839 - 1860

Indian Rebellion of 1857

1857 - 1858

Emancipation Proclamation

January 1, 1863 - Present

General Porfirio Díaz; Mexico

1876 - 1911

General Porfirio Díaz ruled Mexico and improved Mexico only economically.

Berlin Conference [1885 CE]

1884 - 1885

Czar Nicholas II

November 1, 1894 - March 15, 1917

forced abdication of Russian throne and ended 300 years of Romanov Rule

Spanish-America War

April 1898 - August 1898

Second Boer War

October 11, 1899 - May 31, 1902

Panama's Independence

1903

Panama declared independence and gave US the right to build the canal and the Canal Zone

Japan attacks Port Arthur

1904

Attacks Port Arthur, a Russian port in southern Manchuria and Korea initiated Russo-Japanese War in which Japan won.

Russo-Japanese War

February 8, 1904 - September 5, 1905

Bloody Sunday

January 22, 1905

Took place when Russian Czar's guards open fired unarmed protestors which ended with the Czar creating Duma, Russia's first parliament.

Mexican Revolution

1910 - 1920

Overthrow of Diaz

1911

Mexican nationalists gained support from peasants and the middle class, and they overthrew Díaz

Qing

1911

Despite the Qing's enacting of reforms to maintain political control, the signing of many unequal treaties and internal rebellions left the ruling family weak and revolution broke out

Last Qing Ruler

1912

Last Qing ruler was abdicated and Chinese nationalists called for a new government

Dr. Sun Yatsen

1912

Western-educated reformer, led a revolutionary movement based on Three Principles of the People and declared a Chinese republic.

Chinese Republic

1912

Unstable and rival groups competed for control of country.

World War I

July 28, 1914 - November 11, 1918

Armenian Genocide

April 24, 1915 - 1917

Armenians were killed by Ottoman Turks

German Trench WWI vs. Britain

1916

Britain used tanks to advance against German Trenches in WWI

British open fires to Indians

1917

Many Indians violated meetings of Indian National Congress, so British troops opened fire and killed hundreds and Indians therefore demanded Independence

Russian Revolution

March 8, 1917 - November 7, 1917

Bolshevik Revolution

March 8, 1917 - November 7, 1917

October 1917, October Revolution, gained control of Petrograd Soviet and overthrew provisional government led by Vladimir Lenin

Paris Peace Conference

1919

Held between Allies and Central Powers where 5 treaties were negotiated after WWI (including Treaty of Versailles)

Treaty of Versailles

June 28, 1919 - January 21, 1920

Stock Market Crash

1929

Japanese invasion of Manchuria

September 19, 1931 - February 27, 1932

Italian Invasion of Ethiopia

October 1935 - May 1936

World War II

September 1, 1939 - September 2, 1945

Pearl Harbor

December 7, 1941

Chinese Communist Revolution

1946 - 1950

Cold War

1947 - 1991

Universal Declaration of Human Rights

December 10, 1948 - Present

established to protect rights and freedoms of children, women, and refugees

Korean War

June 25, 1950 - July 27, 1953

Cuban Revolution

July 26, 1953 - January 1, 1959

Cuban Missile Crisis

October 16, 1962 - October 28, 1962

Yom Kippur War

October 6, 1973 - October 25, 1973

Climate Change

Approx. 1980

Climate change attributed to increased levels of CO2 to atmosphere from use of fossil fuels

Tiananmen Square Protests

April 15, 1989 - June 4, 1989

Fall of Berlin wall

November 9, 1989

Fall of USSR

December 25, 1991

Rwandan Genocide

April 7 1994 - July 1994

9/11 Attacks

September 11, 2001