AP World History- Period 2 (600 BCE - 600 CE)

People

Laozi

599 BCE - 500 BCE

Siddhartha Gautama

562 BCE - 483 BCE

Cyrus

558 BCE - 529 BCE

Confucius

551 BCE - 479 BCE

Darius

522 BCE - 486 BCE

Socrates

470 BCE - 399 BCE

Pericles of Athens

445 BCE - 429 BCE

Plato

428 BCE - 347 BCE

Aristotle

384 BCE - 322 BCE

Mencius

372 BCE - 289 BCE

Alexander the Great

336 BCE - 323 BCE

Ashoka Maurya

268 BCE - 232 BCE

Qin Shihuangdi

221 BCE - 210 BCE

Chandra Gupta

320 CE - 355 CE

Justinian (527-565 CE)

527 CE - 565 CE

Empires

Achaemenid Empire

558 BCE - 330 BCE

P - regional satraps, spies, military generals
E - coin system, local trade highway, tribute
C - Aramaic language, Zoroastrian religion, architecture
S - social classes, patriarchal
D - rebellions, Xerxes was weak

Roman Republic

509 BCE - 49 BCE

P - cities, 12 tables, monarchy
E - Pax Romana, Med. trade, aqueducts
C - Christian, entertainment, architecture, art
S - slavery, social classes, patriarchal
D - slave revolts, financial problems

Era of the Warring States

480 BCE - 221 BCE

Delian League (478 BCE)

478 BCE

Mauryan Dynasty

321 BCE - 184 BCE

Qin Dynasty

221 BCE - 207 BCE

Han Dynasty

206 BCE - 220 CE

Roman Empire

31 BCE - 476 CE

Mayan Civilization

300 CE - 1100 CE

Gupta Dynasty

320 CE - 550 CE

Wars/Rebellions

Persian Wars

492 BCE - 448 BCE

Peloponnesian War

431 BCE - 404 BCE

Punic Wars

264 BCE - 146 BCE

Yellow Turban Rebellion

184 CE - 192 CE

Events

Pax Romana

20 BCE - 180 CE

Beginning of Trans-Saharan Trade Routes

300 CE - 400 CE

Roman capital moved to Constantinople

330 CE

Teotihuacan at its height

500 CE

Religions/Legal Systems

Confucianism

500 BCE - 400 BCE

Buddhism

500 BCE - 400 BCE

Daoism

500 BCE - 400 BCE

Legalism

475 BCE - 207 BCE

Beginning of Christianity

32 CE