AP World History

Europe

Rome begins to decline

180 Ad

Collapse of Rome

476 AD

End Pax Romana, pop decline, plagues, no more glory of Rome, Germanic tribes

Justinian's rule in Byzantium

527 AD - 565 AD

Jurus corpus civilus

Khmer monarch Jayavarmon II creates Ankor State

802

Russia around Kiev

855

Erik the Red reached Iceland

985

The Great Schism

1054

split into Orthodox (East and doesn't like icons), and Roman Catholic Church (West and supports icons)

Norman conquest of England

1066

Rise of Feudal monarchy in europe

First Christian crusade to Palestine

1096 - 1099

Spread of Gothic archeitecture

1150 - 1350

Christians in Southern Spain

1212 - 1270

Magna Carta

1215

confirmed feudal rights against monarchial claims, limited monarchy power

Mongols capture Baghdad

1258

End of Abbasid caliphate

First English parliment

1265

First European use of canons in warfare

1320

Evidence of cultural diffusion

Hundred Years War

1338 - 1453

Portugal captures Azores Islands

1439

Ottomans capture Constantinople

1453

End of the Byzantine Empire

Asia

Begin of decline of Han

100 AD

overtaxation, central gov lost control, epidemics, corruption

Korean writing introduced to Japan

400 AD

Sui dynasty

589 - 618

grand canal, united because of nomadic warriors

Tang dynasty

618 - 907 AD

Taika Reforms

645 - 710

Japan

Korea's independence from china

668

Shintoism Japan's nat. religion

700 AD

Emperor Ka,,u changes capital of Japan

794

Fall of Gupta Empire

800 AD

invaders, fragmentation

last japanese embassy to china

878

Song dynasty

960 - 1127

gunpowder invented

1100

China, Song

Invention of explosive powder

1100

China

Japan establishes warrior elite

1100

Improve compass

1119

Song

earliest evidence of a cannon in China

1127

Delhi sultanate

1206

established in India

Mongols rule Korea

1231 - 1392

Mongols in China

1279 - 1368

short rule

Bubonic plague in Gobi desert

1320 - 1340

Chinese trading expeditions

1405 - 1433

Zheng He, afterwards China stopped trading because they ere ethnocentric

Africa

Kush kingdom

1000 BC - 300 BC

African kingdom, upper Nile, WL from hieroglyphs, iron

Kush conquers Egypt

751 BC

Axum

300 BC - 930

defeated Kush, merchants brought judaism

Ghana

500 AD

Ghana empire at it's height

1000

Ethiopian Empire

Approx. 1100 AD - 1900 AD

monarchy, trade with Med. brought new religions

Rise of Mali empire

1200

mansa musa's hajj

1324

Middle East

Islam is founded

600 AD - Present

Umayyad Caliphate

661 - 750

Abbassid Caliphate

750 - 1136

End by mongol invasion of Bagdhad

Harun al-Rashid caliph in Baghdad

786 - 809

Luxury, ruler because al-mahdi didn't establish a successor, didn't do great, after his asasination there was chaos for a while over next caliph

Persian Buyids control Abbasid

945 - 1055

the persian members in the high court have a lot of power and the caliph basically nil

Seluk Turks control Abbasid's

1055 - 1258

Chinggisnamed great khan

1206

Mongols aid Abbasid empire in destrtpying Turko-Prtsian Kingdoms

1220

Mongols invade Russia

1223

Mongols rule Korea

1231 - 1392

Mongols sack Baghdad [1258 CE]

1258 CE

Mongols in China

1279 - 1368

short rule

Karakorum

1300 - 1309

Mesoamerica

Aztec

1325 - 1521

tenochtitlan

1325 ce

Aztec

Rise of Incas

1350

End Polynesian expeditions

1400

Peak of Incas

1471 - 1493