Yu brought order to the region and Yu passed his power to his son Qi.
Shang Dynasty starts
Tang overthrew the Xia king and took power. Shang dynasty lasted for 600 years.
End of Shang Dynasty and beginning of Zhou
Wu overthrew the Shang kings and started Zhou dynasty.
600 BCE - 500 BCE
founder of daoism
551 BCE - 479 BCE
K´ung Fu-tzu was born while the Zhou dynasty was in decline and created Confucianism
respecting social hierarchies and traditions, focused on behavior in everyday life. respect elders. golden rule. family unit was important
ying and yang. seek harmony with nature. balance
475 BCE - 221 BCE
dealt with how people behave. lead by Han Fei Zu and Li Si. strict laws and punishment
372 BCE - 289 BCE
Confucian teacher after Confucius. wrote the book called Mencius. It is said that he was a disciple of Confucius' grandson.
Qin Shi Huang
259 BC - 210 BC
1st emperor of Qin dynasty
221 BC - 206 BC
after Zhou. strict legalism, started great wall, standardized weights, measurements and currency.
206 BCE - 220 CE
Civil service exam. Yellow Turban Rebellion.Han Wudi was the most significant emperor.
45 ce - 116 ce
historian and instructor who was a women during the Han dynasty. wrote ¨lessons for women"
Yellow Turban Rebellion
Series of peasant uprisings. names because of scarfs worn by peasants involved.
Dravidians established Mohenjo-Daro and Harappa
Aryans came into India
Aryans came into India and brought horses.
563 BCE - 483 BCE
young elite who rejected worldly pleasures and meditated under bodhi tree and reached enlightenment. became the Buddha
universalizing religon. Four Noble Truths. trying to reach nirvana
340 BCE - 297 BCE
founder of Maurya empire
321 BCE - 185 BCE
1st notable empire in India
268 BCE - 232 BCE
most celebrates Mauryan ruler. Ashoka the Great. strong advocate for Buddhism.
320 CE - 550 CE
second and last major dynasty of the Classical Era. Golden Age for India.
Approx. 200,000 BCE - Approx. 30,000 BCE
an extinct species of human with a receding forehead and prominent brow ridges.
140,000 BCE - 10,000 BCE
a hominid of a tall erect race of the Upper Paleolithic. classified as homo sapiens
7500 BC - 5700 BC
Neolithic cities, one of the first cities
Start of the civilization of Sumer
Sometime before 5000 BCE, a group of nomadic pastoralists called Sumerians migrated into Mesopotamia and created the civilization of Sumer.
Invention of bronze
yellowish brown alloy
The Epic of Gilgamesh
The epic concerns the adventures of a real Sumerian kind names Gilgamesh. One of the first written stories.
2370 BCE - 2315 BCE
first ruler of the Akkadian empire. Known for the conquest of many Sumerian city-states.
Fall of Sumer
Fell to invaders.
Patriarch of Christianity, Judaism, and Muslim Religions.
The start of Babylonian Empire
A Persian people from what is now Iran invaded and took control of Mesopotamia. They built a new capital city called Babylon, so they became known as Babylonians.
Code of Hammurabi
Approx. 1750 BCE
282 laws carved into stone monuments, one of the first instances of laws being put into writing for everyone to see. It was built on the idea of "eye for an eye".
a strong hard magnetic silvery grey metals
Persians are ruled by Cyrus the Great
559 BCE - 529 BCE
Ruled for 30 years.
558 BCE - 330 BCE
Rules of Cyrus the Great and Cambyses.
Darius ruled Persia
522 BCE - 486 BCE
Persian ruler who divided land into provinces. Created satrap.
509 BC - 27 BC
after overthrow of monarchy. reprsentive gov. Senate
470 BC - 399 BC
questioning and made Socratic Method. put to death by Athenian Government
461 B.C. - 429 B.C.
He created council of 500 and developed peoples court. statesmen, orator, and general.
428 BC - 348 BC
student of Socrates. Best known dialogue was ¨The Republic¨
384 B.C. - 322 B.C.
One of Platos students. The Golden Mean. Poetics
Alexander the Great
356 BC - 323 BC
Spread greek culutre and conquered to India. died of fever
113 BC - 596 AD
The Germanic Wars is a name given to a series of wars between the Romans and various Germanic tribes between 113 BC and 596 AD. The nature of these wars varied through time between Roman conquest, Germanic uprisings and later Germanic invasions in the Roman Empire that started in the late 2nd century BC.
100 BC - 44 BC
Roman political and general who played role in fall of Roman republic and rise of Roman Empire
63 BC - 14 AD
first Roman emperor
63 BC - 14 AD
first Roman emperor
27 BC - 180 AD
27 BCE - 476 CE
Octavian started Roman Empire Pax Romana
Jesus of Nazareth
4 BCE - 30 CE
leader of Christianity. Son of God
lead by Jesus. spread through Roman Empire
98 AD - 117 AD
Roman Emperor known for public projects
272 - 337
made Christianity legal and official religion of Roman emperor
284 CE - 305 CE
ruler when Roman Empire split
Split of Roman Empire
UNder DIocletian Rome split into two. Rome= western capital, Byzantium= eastern capital.
434 - 453
Ruler of the Huns
Fall of Rome
Invaders finally took over Rome.
The development of farming and herding
People began to practice agriculture and pastoralism
Approx. 5500 BCE
From Mesopotamian people, they learned how to grow wheat and barley.
King Menes unites the two Egyptian Kingdoms
King Menes unites Lower and Upper Egypt and established Memphis as the capital city.
The Old Kingdom
2660 BCE - 2160 BCE
The Middle Kingdom
2040 BCE - 1786 BCE
Mentuhotep II took power.
The New Kingdom
1570 BCE - 1070 BCE
The Hyksos occupied Egypt for a short period of time. Ramses the Great
migration began on land bridge called Beringia
Approx. 13000 BC
1500 BC - 900 CE
Noted for architecture, city planning, math, calendar, and hieroglyphics. South east Mexico Guatemala and Belize.
1200 BCE - 400 BCE
East and central Mexico. About 17 huge basalt monuments of human heads have been found.
The Chavin Civilixation
1000 BCE - 200 BCE
200 BCE - 700 CE
2nd civilization in Andes Mountain. Mysteriously vanishes probably ended in civil war and war. Built homes around their two homes