Period 1

Events

Earliest Agricultural Revolutions

12,000 B.C.E - 10,000 B.C.E

First chiefdoms in Mesopotamia

6,000 B.C.E

Beginning of Mesopotamian, Egyptian, and Norte Chico civilizations

3500 BCE - 3000 BCE

Nubian kingdom of Ta-Seti

3400 BCE - 3200 BCE

Period of independent Sumerian city-states

3200 BCE - 2350 BCE

Old kingdom Egypt

2663 BCE - 2195 BCE

Beginning of chinese, Indus Valley, and central Asian civilizations

2200 BCE - 2000 BCE

Xia dynasty in china (first dynasty for Chinese)

2070 BCE - 1600 BCE

Epic of Gilgamesh compiled

2000 BCE

Babylonian Empire

1900 BCE - 1500 BCE

Reign of Hammurabi

1792 BCE - 1750 BCE

Abandonment of Indus Valley civilizations

1700 BCE

New kingdom Egypt

1550 BCE - 1064 BCE

Beginnings of Olmec civilization

1200 BCE

Kush conquest of Egypt

760 BCE - 660 BCE

Egypt and Mesopotamia incorporated into Persian Empire

500 BCE

Period 2

Era of Greek city-states

750 BCE - 336 BCE

Nubian conquest of Egypt

730 BCE

Life of Buddha, Confucius, Laozi

600 BCE

Achaemenid Dynasty in Persia; support for Zoroastrianism

558 BCE - 330 BCE

Persian Achaemenid Empire

553 BCE - 330 BCE

Founding of the Roman Rebublic

510 BC

Chinese age of warring states

500 B.C.E - 221 B.C.E

Greco-Persian Wars

490 BCE - 479 BCE

Golden age of Athens

479 BC - 429 BC

Peloponnesian War

431 BC - 404 BC

Reign of Alexander the Great

336 BCE - 323 BCE

Nigeria valley civilization in West Africa

300 BCE - 900 CE

Kingdom of Meroe in upper Nile valley

300 BCE - 100 CE

Qin dynasty in china

221 BCE - 206 BCE

China's Han Dynasty Empire

206 BC - 220 CE

High point of the Roman Empire

200 BC - 200 CE

Hope well "mound-building" culture in U.S. eastern woodlands

200 BCE - 400 CE

Imperial Academy for training Chinese officials established

124 BCE

Transition from republic to Empire in Rome

100 BC

Flourishing of Axum (East Africa) and Moche (coastal Peru) civilizations; spread of Bantu-speaking people in eastern and southern Africa

100 CE - 700 CE

Life of Jesus

100 CE

Yellow Turban Rebellion

184 CE

Yellow Turban Rebellion

184 CE

Loosening of restrictions on elite Chinese women as Han dynasty collapsed

221 CE

Flourishing of Teotihuacan

300 CE - 600 CE

Indias Gupta dynasty empire

320 CE - 550 CE

Christianity becomes state religion of Roman Empire, Armenia, Axum

400 CE

Collapse of western Roman Empire

500 CE

Slavery replaced by serfdom in Roman world

500 CE

Empress Wu reign in China

690 CE - 705 CE

Cahokia

900 CE - 1250 CE