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

Lapita society

1500 BCE - 500 BCE

Beginning of Aryan migration to India

1500 BCE

Vedic age

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

Varna distinctions

1000 BCE

Regional Kingdoms in northern India.

1000 BCE - 500 BCE

Aryan cities in the Ganges Valley

1000 BCE

Chavin Cult

1000 BCE - 300 BCE

Reign of Isralite King David

1000 BCE - 970 BCE

Reign of Israelite King Solomon

970 BCE - 930 BCE

Classical Greek polis

800 BCE - 338 BCE

Composition of the principal Upanishads

800 BCE - 400 BCE

Conquest of Egypt by King Kashta of Kush

760 BCE

Assyrian conquest of the kingdom of Israel

722 BCE

Life of Sappho

600 BCE

New Babylonian empire

600 BCE - 550 BCE

Life of Siddhartha Gautama, the Buddah

563 BCE - 483 BCE

Achaemenid dynasty

558 BCE - 530 BCE

Reign of Cyrus

558 BCE - 530 BCE

Confucious

551 BCE - 479 BCE

Reign of Darius

521 BCE - 486 BCE

Establishment of the Roman Republic

509 BCE

Persian Wars

500 BCE - 479 BCE

Aryan migrations to Deccan Plateau

500 BCE

Darius's invasion of Greece

490 BCE

Batte of Marathon

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

Reign of Chandragupta Maurya

321 BCE - 297 BCE

Mauryan dynasty

321 BCE - 185 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

Maya society

300 CE - 1100 CE

Mochica society

300 CE - 700 CE

Reign of Constantine

313 CE - 337 CE

Gupta Dynasty

320 CE - 550 CE

Council of Nicaea

325 CE

Council of Chalcedon

451 CE