AP World History Chronology Timeline

Main

Mesopotamian River Valley Civilization

10,000 B.C. - 6,000 B.C.

Neolithic Revolution

8,000 BCE - 5,000 BCE

Indus River Valley Civilization

3,300 BCE - 1,300 BCE

Egyptian River Valley Civilization

3,000 BCE - 2,000 BCE

Mayan Civilization

2,000 BCE - 900 BCE

Yellow Civilization/Shang Dynasty

1600 BCE - 1046 BCE

Aryan Invasion/Vedic Age

1500 BC - 600 BC

Olmecs

1500 BC - 400 BC

Zhou Dynasty

1027 BCE - 221 BCE

Start of Taoism

600 BCE

Start of Buddhism

600 BCE

Classical Greece

510 BCE - 323 BCE

Bantu Migration

500 BCE - 1,000 ce

China's Warring States Period

480 BCE - 221 BCE

Start of Confucianism

479 BCE

Rise of Qin Empire

221 BCE

Rise of Han Empire

206 BCE

Takeover of Roman Emperor Augustus

31 BCE - 476 CE

Start of Roman Empire

27 CE

Start of Christianity

33 CE

Spread of Buddhism to China

67 CE

Fall of Han Empire

189 CE - 220 CE

Fall of Western Roman Empire

285 CE - 476 CE

Christianity Official Religion of Rome

300 CE

Byzantine Empire

300 CE - 1453 CE

Kingdom of Ghana

300 CE - 1000 CE

Emperor Constantine Edict of Toleration

311 CE

Arrival of Bananas in Africa

500 CE

Sui Dynasty

581 CE - 618 CE

Tang Dynasty

618 CE - 907 CE

Start of Islam

622 AD

Umayyad Caliphate

661 CE - 750 CE

Abbasid Caliphate

750 CE - 1258 AD

European Feudalism

800 CE - 1400 CE

Toltecs

800 CE - 1000 CE

Song Dynasty

960 CE - 1279 CE

Kingdom of Mali

1200 CE - 1450 CE

Muslim Invasions in India

1200 CE - 1500 CE

Aztec Empire

1300 CE - 1500 CE

Incan Empire

1438 CE - 1533 CE

Kingdom of Songhai

1450 CE - 1590 CE

Height of East African City States

1505 CE - 1880 CE