Neanderthals are one of the oldest human ancestors. They were hunter-gatherers.
These were the second oldest human ancestors. They were also during the paleolithic period.
This is the switch from the paleolithic period (hunting and gathering) to the neolithic period (farming).
These people raised livestock which is called animal husbandry. They are in the Neolithic era.
This is one of the oldest cities in the world. It is placed in present day Turkey.
This is one of the first pieces of literature in the world. It is about a king that is being tested by god.
He was the first ruler of the Akkadian Empire and credited for the first known empire.
During the Bronze Era, bronze was a staple in order to make weapons and utilities. This is due to the fact that it is the strongest known material at that time.
In Judaism, Abraham is the founding father of the Covenant.
He was the king of the Babylonian empire that is most credited with the Hammurabi's code.
During the Iron Age, the weapons and utilities were switched from being made out of bronze to being made out of iron. This is due to the strength of iron.
He is most known for the founding of the Achaemenid Empire.
This empire was founded by Cyrus. However, after Darius's death, his son, Xerxes took over. He was a weak king that led to the decline of this empire
He was one of the greatest kings of Persia. He is most well known for reconstructing the Achaemenid Empire.
Menes was the Pharaoh of the early dynastic period of Egypt. He is credited for the formation of the first empire in Egypt.
In the Old Kingdom arts and sciences flourished. During this time, many scientific contributions were made. Many pyramids were built during this time for tombs for the pharaohs.
Mentuhotep made Thebes the capital and united Egypt into a central government.
During this time pharaohs expanded southward into Nubia and north into Mesopotamia. Akhenaton tried to change the religion to the worship of the sun god.
These civilizations were one of the first in the indus river valley. They had great architecture like a sewage system.
This dynasty is not actually proven to be real. The ruler that started this dynasty is Qi.
Tang over threw the king and took power. This is where oracle bones and ancestral veneration took place.
This is the social hierarchy in India. Brahmins, Kshatriyas, Vaishyas, Shudras, and the Dalits are the order.
This was the sacred texts from Hinduism. It is much like the bible or the torah.
This was used during the Shang Dynasty. This is where people would inscribe questions for god.
This was where China's golden age took place. One major concept from this era is the Mandate of Heaven.
This is a part of the vedas that contains a collection of ancient Sanskrit texts.
Laozi is most recognized as the founder of the religion Daoism.
He is other wise known as Buddha.
Confucius brought up the idea of Confucianisms. This was spread by his disciple, Mencius.
This religion is very similar to Hinduism. Siddhartha Gupta brought along the religion.
Followers of this religion seek happiness and wisdom by the way of the path. They also believe in the balance of forces (Yin Yang)
This is the war between many chinese states. The biggest state however was the Qin, which eventually annexed most of the territory.
This is the focus of behavior in everyday life. This appealed to many people. Also, the golden rule is established here.
This religion was less concerned about the question and meaning of life. They were concerned with the law and doing the right thing.
This was Confucius's main disciple. He spread Confucianism the most.
The government was divided into many provinces. The greatest ruler of this time is Ashoka Maurya.
He was one of the greatest rulers in the Maurya Dynasty. He expanded the lands and was a great warrior. He also spread Buddhism.
He was the founder of the Qin dynasty and was the first emperor of a unified China.
This is one of the shortest dynasties. However a very centralized state was created and weights were standardized.
This dynasty is most known for its civil service exam. Authority is then selected from merit.
She is the first known female chinese historian. She is most known for work, lessons for women.
This rebellion was a peasant revolt in China during the Han Dynasty.
This was the golden age for India. Trade prospered and India had become important to the Silk Road.
He was the founder of the Mauryan Dynasty. This led to many other civilizations like the Gupta.
These islands include New Guinea, Australia, New Zealand, and etc.
This was a bridge from Eurasia to the Americas. Many nomads migrated across this bridge to get to the Americas.
The Olmec were the foundation and core for many mesoamerican civilizations. Olmec also had earthern pyramids.
These settlements began near the Andes Mountains. They had many irrigation techniques and had impressive techniques in metallurgy.
This was the civilizations near the coast and valleys of ancient Peru. They were believed to be the best craftsmen and artists in the Andes.
The maya where a mesoamerican civilization that was influenced by the Olmecs. They are most known for the Maya script.
This was a cultural narrative that recounts the myths about the Guatemalans (K'iche').
This is due to the patricians revolting against the roman monarchy. A group of representatives are represented by the senate.
The golden age of athenian culture flourished under Pericles, who was a brilliant general, orator, and patron of the arts
Socrates was a Greek thinker who questions other people to clarify their idea. He is known for the Socratic Method.
Student of Aristotle, Plato published the Republic, which he talks about philospher kings.
He was the student of Plato who wrote about a range of topics including the Golden Mean or empiricism.
He was the King of Macedon who gained the most power and land out of any kings.
He was a roman politician who led to the demise of the Roman Republic and the rise of the Roman Empire.
He was the founder of the Roman Principate and he also ruled the first Roman Empire.
With the end of the civil war, Octavian molded Rome into an empire. This was when the golden age occurred.
Also referred to as Jesus Christ.
He was a roman empire who is known for his soldier-emperor. He also presided over the greatest military expansion in history of Rome.
He was the first christian emperor who changed the church very significantly.
Due to the fact that the empire had grown so much, it had to be split into two. It was split into the Eastern Empire and the Western Empire.
Constantine declared the official religion of rome Christianity in 313 CE.
He is the Roman Emperor who led to the split of Rome.
This was a series of wars between the romans and various germanic tribes.
He was the ruler of the Huns, which were the mongols.
Romulus was overthrown by the germanic leader, Odoacer. This led to the downfall of the western roman empire.