AP

Events

Earliest agricultural revolutions

12,000 BCE - 10,000 BCE

Sumerians:
-cuneiforms
-ziggurat
-wheel
-irrigation

Pros:healthy diets, religion, laws, food
cons:lack of mobility, disease, raid attack, ownership

extinction of large mammals in North America

11,000 BCE

First chiefdoms in mesopotamia

6,000 B.C.E - Present

beginning of domestication of corn in southern mexico

6,000 B.C.E - 5,000 B.C.E

Beginning of mesopotamian, egyptian, and norte chico civilizations

3500 BCE - 3000 BCE

Mesopotamia- middle east, Iraq
River Valley Civ.: Tigris, Euphrates
Egypt-
RVC: Nile

Sumerian city states

3200 BCE - 2350 BCE

Beginnings of Chinese, Indus Valley, and Central Asain civilizations

2663 BCE - 2195 BCE

Xia dynasty in China

2070 BCE - 1600 BCE

seen as first dynasty of Chinese history

reign of Hammurabi

1792 BCE - 1750 BCE

Abandonment of Indus Valley cities

1700 BCE

Beginning of Olmec civilizations

1200 BCE

Human entry into New Zealand

1,000 BCE - 700 BCE

last major region to receive human settlers

Era of Greek city-states

750 B.C.E - 336 B.C.E

Greek city- states are starting to pop up

Founding of the Roman Republic

509 B.C.E - Present

Egypt & Mesopotamia incorporated into Persian Empire

500 BCE

Chinese age of warring states

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

Greco-Persian wars

490 B.C.E - 479 B.C.E

Peloponnesian War

431 B.C.E - 404 B.C.E