Period 1

Events

Neolithic era

8,000 BCE - 600 BCE

Asia

Beginnings of Chinese, Indus Valley, and Oxus Civilizations

2,200 BC - 2,000 BC

Xia dynasty in China

2,070 BC - 1,600 BC

Middle East

Beginnings of Mesopotamian and Egyptian Civilizations

3,500 BC - 3,000 BC

Babylonian Empire

1,900 BC - 1,500 BC

Reign of Hammurabi

1792 BC - 1750 BC

New Kingdom (Egypt)

1550 BC - 1064 BC

The Kush conquest on Egypt

760 BC - 660 BC

Babylonian conquest of Judah

586 BC

The Americas

Beginning of the Norte Chico

Approx. 3500 BCE - Approx. 1800 BCE

Beginning of the Olmec

1200 BC - 400 BC