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Era of Australopithecus

4,000,000 BC - 1,000,000 BC

Australopithecus has a hunch and a small brain compared to modern day humans.

Era of Homo erectus

2,500,000 BC - 200,000 BC

Homo erectus are more advanced (bigger brains) compared to Australopithecus and walks upright.

Early Evolution of Homo sapiens

200,000 BC - 35,000 BC

Homo sapiens are more advanced (brain size) and have a conscience.

Era of Neandertal peoples

200,000 BC - 35,000 BC

Neandertal peoples think of reflective thought

Human migrations to Australia and Guinea

60,000 BC

Agriculture and Cities form

10,000 BC - 3,500 BC

Agriculture lead to an increase of population and the ability to stay in one area without hunting for food so cities formed.

Sudanic herding and cultivation

9,000 BC - 3,100 BC

Agriculture and cultivation appear in Mesoamerica

8,000 BC - 4,000 BC

Yangshao society

5,000 BC - 3,000 BC

Era of Sumerian dominance in Mesopotamia

3,200 BC - 2,350 BC

Unification of Egypt and Egypt's Archaic Period

3,100 BC - 2,660 BC

Agriculture and Austronesian migrations in Guinea

3,000 BC

Agriculture appears in South America

3,000 BC

Era of Indo-European migrations

3,000 BC - 1,000 AD

Egypt's Old Kingdom and Pyramid building

2,660 BC - 2,160 BC

Harappan high point and decline

2,500 BC - 1,900 BC

Early kingdom of Kush and Bantu migrations

2,500 BC - 1,450 BC

Babylonian dominance in Mesopotamia

2,350 BC - 1,600 BC

Minoan society

2,200 bc - 1,100 bc

Xia dynasty

2,200 BC - 1,766 BC

Reign of Hammurabi

1,792 BC - 1,750 BC

Shang dynasty

1,766 BC - 1,122 BC

Mycenaean society

1,600 bc - 1,100 bc

Egyptian New Kingdom and invention of iron

1,550 BC - 900 BC

Austronesian migrations to Pacific Islands

1,500 BC - 700 AD

Aryan migration to India and Vedic age

1,500 BC - 500 BC

Olmec society and Chavin cult

1,200 BC - 100 BC

Zhou dynasty

1,122 BC - 256 BC

Formation of Indian regional kingdoms and Aryan cities

1,000 BC - 500 BC

Era of Assyrian dominance in Mesopotamia

1,000 BC - 612 BC

Era of classical Greek polis

800 bc - 338 bc

Founding of Rome

753 bc

Assyrian conquest of Israel Kingdom

722 BC

Life of Zarathustra

700 BC - 600 BC

Laozi

600 bc

New Babylonian Empire and conquest of Judah

600 BC - 550 BC

Siddhartha Gautama (Buddha)

563 bc - 483 bc

Achaemenid dynasty

558 bc - 330 bc

Confucius philosophy

551 bc - 479 bc

Vardhamana Mahavira

540 bc - 468 bc

Invasion of India by Darius

520 bc

Roman Republic forms

509 bc

Persian Wars

500 bc - 479 bc

Persian invasions of Greece

490 BC - 479 bc

Life of Socrates

470 bc - 399 bc

Pericles' leadership in Athens

443 bc - 429 bc

Peloponnesian War

431 BC - 404 BC

Life of Plato

430 bc - 347 bc

Period of Warring States

403 BC - 221 BC

Shang Yang

390 bc - 338 bc

Life of Aristotle

384 bc - 322 bc

Mencius

372 bc - 289 bc

Alexander invades Achaemenid empire and takes it over.

334 BC - 330 bc

Invasion of India by Alexander

327 bc

Seleucid dynasty

323 BC - 83 BC

Reign of Chandragupta Maurya

321 bc - 297 bc

Mauryan dynasty

321 bc - 185 bc

Mayan, Teotihuacan, and Mochica societies

300 BC - 1,100

Xunzi

298 bc - 238 bc

Reign of Ashoka Maurya

268 bc - 232 bc

Roman expansion and Punic Wars

264 bc - 146 bc

Parthian dynasty

247 Bc - 224 ce

Qin dynasty

221 bc - 207 bc

Former Han dynasty

206 bc - 9 ad

Bactrian rule in north India

182 bc - 1 ad

Civil war in Rome

100 bc

Gaius Julis Caesar is Roman Dictator

46 bc - 44 bc

Rule of Augustus

31 bc - 14 ce

Life of Jesus

4 bc - 30 ad

Reign of Mang Wang

9 ad - 23 ad

Later Han dynasty

25 ad - 220 ad

Jewish war

66 ad - 70 ad

Sasanid dynasty

224 AD - 651 AD

Reign of Constantine

313 ad - 337 ad

Gupta Dynasty

320 ad - 550 ad