AP World History Timeline Units 1 and 2

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Australopithecus was discovered.

4,000,000 B.C.E - 1,000,000 BCE

The Homo Erectus people came about

2,500,000 BCE - 200,000 BCE

Homo Sapiens Evolved

200,000 BCE

Neandertal people formed

200,000 BCE - 35,000 BCE

Agriculture and Cities formed

10,000 BC - 3,500 BCE

Jomon society began

10,000 BCE - 300 BCE

Unification of Egypt

3100 BCE

Archaeic Period of Egyptian history

3100 BCE - 2660 BCE

Unification of Egypt

3100 BCE

The Chinoak society began.

3,000 BCE - 1,850 CE

Era of Indo-European migrations

3,000 BCE - 1000 CE

Egyptian Old Kingdom

2660 BCE - 2160 BCE

Pyramid building in Egypt

2600 BCE - 2500 BCE

High point of Harappan Society

2500 BCE - 2000 BCE

Babylonian dominance in Mesopotamia

2350 BCE - 1600 BCE

Reign of Sargo of Akkad

2,334 BCE - 2,315 BCE

Minoan society

2200 BCE - 1100 BCE

Beginning of Harappan decline

1900 BCE

Reign of Hammurabi

1792 BCE - 1750 BCE

Era of Hittie dominance in Anatolia

1700 BCE - 1200 BCE

Vedic age

1500 BCE - 500 BCE

Beginning of Aryan migration to India

1500 BCE

Lapita society

1500 BCE - 500 BCE

Austronesian migrations to Pacific Islands

1500 BCE - 700 CE

Reign of Pharoah Tuthmosis III

1479 BCE - 1425 BCE

Reign of Queen Hatshepsut

1473 BCE - 1458 BCE

Reign of Pharoah Amenhotep IV

1353 BCE - 1335 BCE

Olmec society

1200 BCE - 100 BCE

Reign of Isralite King David

1000 BCE - 970 BCE

Aryan cities in the Ganges Valley

1000 BCE

Varna distinctions

1000 BCE

Regional Kingdoms in northern India.

1000 BCE - 500 BCE

Chavin Cult

1000 BCE - 300 BCE

Reign of Israelite King Solomon

970 BCE - 930 BCE

Composition of the principal Upanishads

800 BCE - 400 BCE

Classical Greek polis

800 BCE - 338 BCE

Conquest of Egypt by King Kashta of Kush

760 BCE

Assyrian conquest of the kingdom of Israel

722 BCE

New Babylonian empire

600 BCE - 550 BCE

Life of Sappho

600 BCE

Life of Siddhartha Gautama, the Buddah

563 BCE - 483 BCE

Reign of Cyrus

558 BCE - 530 BCE

Achaemenid dynasty

558 BCE - 530 BCE

Confucious

551 BCE - 479 BCE

Reign of Darius

521 BCE - 486 BCE

Establishment of the Roman Republic

509 BCE

Aryan migrations to Deccan Plateau

500 BCE

Persian Wars

500 BCE - 479 BCE

Batte of Marathon

490 BCE

Darius's invasion of Greece

490 BCE

Battle of Salamis

480 BCE

Life of Socrates

470 BCE - 399 BCE

Life of Plato

430 BCE - 347 BCE

Shang Yang

390 BCE - 338 BCE

Life of Aristotle

384 BCE - 322 BCE

Invasion of India by Alexander the Great

327 BCE

Seleucid dynasty

323 BCE - 83 BCE

Mauryan dynasty

321 BCE - 185 BCE

Reign of Chandragupta Maurya

321 BCE - 297 BCE

Xunzi

298 BCE - 238 BCE

Han Feizi

280 BCE - 233 BCE

Reign of Ashoka Maurya

268 BCE - 232 BCE

Bactria rule in northern India

182 BCE - 1 CE

Reign of Han Wudi

141 BCE - 87 BCE

Civil war in Rome

100 BCE

Role of Gaius Julius Ceaser as dictator

46 BCE - 44 BCE

Rule of Augustus

31 BCE - 14 CE

Later Han Dynasty

25 CE - 220 CE

Reign of Kushan emperor Kanishka

78 CE - 103 CE

Yellow Turban Rebellion

184 CE

Collapse of the Han Dynasty

220 CE

Mochica society

300 CE - 700 CE

Maya society

300 CE - 1100 CE

Reign of Constantine

313 CE - 337 CE

Gupta Dynasty

320 CE - 550 CE

Council of Nicaea

325 CE

Council of Chalcedon

451 CE