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Old Kingdom

2700 B.C.E - 2200 bce

This period was known as the Age of the pyramids. They established a strong central government and they built tombs for their rulers.

Pharaoh Khufu

2,551 B.C.E. - 2,528 B.C.E.

Not much known about Pharaoh Khufu. He was a harsh ruler and he was known for buildings pyramids. He created a centralized government and he controlled the food. Khufu declared himself as a god.

Akkadian Empire

2300 B.C.E - 2100 B.C.E

Akkadian military achievement of Sargon assembling large armies and teaching them to how to fight in tight formations. This achievement was important because it helped Sargon win territory to expand his empire. Akkadian cultural achievement of their own language and 3D sculptures. These achievements was important because eventually their language took the place of sumerian language and their sculptures created steels to document history.

Middle Kingdom

2000 B.C.E - 1800 B.C.E

This period of time is sometimes called the reunification. It is called this because it followed years of chaos and disunity.

Pharaoh Senusret

1971 B.C.E - 1926 B.C.E

Pharaoh Senusret greatest accomplishments were in religion architecture. He had many temples,shrines,and religious monuments constructed to improve. Pharaoh Senruset finest achievement was the white chapel. A chapel was a small temple.

Babylonian Empire

1792 B.C.E - 1595 B.C.E

Babylonian political achievement of the code of Hammurabi that were laws. This achievement was important because the laws unified his empire to preserve order. Babylonian economic achievement of trade in grain and woven cloth for wood,gold,silver,precious gems,and livestock.This achievement was important because it helped build the empire's economy and connect them with distant land.

New Kingdom

1600 B.C.E - 1100 B.C.E

This period was also known as the golden age. During this time of peace ancient Egyptians power reached its height.

Pharaoh Hatshepsut

1473 B.C.E - 1456 B.C.E

One of Pharaoh Hatshepsut greatest achievements was when she rose to power. She strengthened her position many ways,she filled her government with loyal advisers. She gained respect after conquering the African kingdom of punt. She formed trades with other countries.

Pharaoh Ramses

1290 B.C.E - 1224 B.C.E

Ramses was a once a soldier and a peacemaker. At a young age Pharaoh Ramses was a fearless soldier fighting along his farther side. At the age of ten Ramses became a lead in the Egyptian army. One of Pharaoh Ramses greatest achievements of being a peacemaker was,the temple complex at Abu simbel. Had a 100 wife's and more than 100 kids.

Assyrian Empire

900 B.C.E - 612 B.C.E

Assyrian military achievement of perfecting the use of horses,iron weapons for battle,and siege warfare.This achievement was important because they came up with new ways to push people out of lands they wanted to conquer Assyrian cultural achievement of art and architecture. This achievement was important because they created places and sculptures to honor their kings that they treated like gods.

Neo-babylonian Empire

605 B.C.E - 539 B.C.E

Neo-Babylonian military achievement of building walls around Babylonia.This achievement was important because it kept the capital safe from invaders. Neo-babylonian cultural achievement of mathematics and astronomy.This achievement was important they created the sundial that allowed them to tell time.

Candragupta Maurya

320 BCE - 185 BCE

Founded the Mauryan empire.
Gave up his throne to become a Jainist monk. He seized control of the entire northern part of india


270 BC - 233 BC

Converted to buddhism,when he do he swore he would not launch any more wars of conquest.

Candra Gupta I


Came to rule 320 Converted to buddhism,when he do he swore he would not launch any more wars of conquest.

Candra Gupta 11


Came to rule 375. Gupta society reached its highpoint during this time. Created fine arts and literature. Part of the Gupta empire.