This was important because it lowered the work load on humans. This impacted world history because we still use animals for work today.
Neolithic Revolution Begins; Humans First Event Agriculture
8000 BCE - 7999 BCE
This was important because the Neolithic Revolution changed the way humans lived and agriculture is needed to have food. This impacted the world by humans not having to be nomadic anymore.
5000 BCE - 4999 BCE
This is important because it was a revolutionary invention. It impacted world history because we use better versions of that invention today.
Civilization Develops in Ancient Mesopotamia
4000 BCE - 3999 BCE
This is important because the Mesopotamians were a very advanced culture. It impacted world history by providing many technological advancements.
Mummification Begins In Egypt
3600 BCE - 3599 BCE
This is important because Egyptians had to preserve their dead for the afterlife. This impacted world history by providing a glimpse at what ancient civilizations in Egypt did.
Invention of the First Writing System (Cuneiform- Pictogram Languages)
3000 BCE - 2999 BCE
This is important because this was the first language. This impacted world history by providing a newer form of communication.
Abraham Founded Judaism
1800 BCE - 1799 BCE
This is important because a new religion was born. It impacted history by inventing a new religion that people still worship today.
Hinduism Founded in India (Bhagavad Gita Written)
1700 BCE - 1699 BCE
This is important because a new religion was born. It impacted history by providing a new religion for people to worship.
Temple Mount Built (Modern Wailing Wall)
957 BCE - 956 BCE
This is important because this is where Muslims go to pray. It impacted world history because this was a place that Muslims could pray at.
Sidhartha Guatama Finds Buddhism
563 BCE - 562 BCE
This is important to history because Sidhartha found a new religion based on peace. It impacted history by providing a new religion to worship.
4 BCE - 3 BCE
It beginning of new religion. It impacted history by having a start to a new religion.
Jesus Crucified on the Cross
30 CE - 31 CE
This is important to history because this impacted Christianity.
Establishment of Christianity
40 CE - 41 CE
This was important to history because a new religion had been established. It impacted history today because Christianity is one of the most popular religions in the world.
Muhammad Born in Mecca
570 CE - 571 CE
This was important to history because Muhammad was the founder of Islam. It impacted history because Muslims take a hajj to his birthplace.
Muhammed Dies in Jerusalem at the Dome of the Rock Site
632 CE - 633 CE
This was important to history because this is a site that many Muslims go to. It impacted history because people still go to the place in which he died.
Civilization Develops in Ancient Greece
1600 BCE - 1599 BCE
This is important to history because many other historical events happened because of this civilization. It impacted history with their polis.
City-states of Athens and Sparta Develop
800 BCE - 799 BCE
This was important to history because the ideas that people came up with during this time inspired others. It impacted history with their involvement with the arts.
Ancient Rome Founded by Romulus and Remus
753 BCE - 752 BCE
This was important to history because Rome was one of the most influential civilizations.It impacted history because we still use ideas that Ancient Rome uses.
Rome Develops Republic System of Government With Checks and Balances
509 BCE - 508 BCE
This was important to history because this helped the government of Rome to better itself. It impacted history because we use the same system in the United States today.
Democracy Invented in Athens
508 BCE - 507 BCE
This is important to history because Democracy was a way that everyone could have a say in their government. It impacted history because the Untied States and many other use the same government system.
Socrates Born; Invents Socratic Method
469 BCE - 468 BCE
This was important to history because he wanted people to use the Socratic Method, which means to learn through questioning. It impacted history by passing his ideas down to his students.
Trial of Socrates; Socrates Dies
399 BCE - 398 BCE
This is important to history because it shows how sometimes people die for what they believe in.
Julius Caesar is Murdered - Roman Republic Ends
44 BCE - 43 BCE
This was important to history because even though Julius acted as a absolute monarch, he still brought many positive changes to Rome. This impacted history by being the start of the Roman Empires.
Fall of the Roman Empire
410 CE - 411 CE
This was important to history because a unique and influential civilization had come to an end. This impacted history by being the beginning of a new civilization.
Europe in the Middle Ages
Feudal System Develops in Europe
850 CE - 851 CE
This was important to history because it was the first social structure based on loyalty.
1099 CE - 1100 CE
This was important to history because this was when the first crusade happened. This impacted history by the Pope to allow indulgences.
Magna Carta Limits the Power of the British Monarch
1215 CE - 1216 CE
This was important to history because this was the first time the power of a Monarch was limited. It impacted history because things in the Magna Carta are still used in America today.
First Bubonic Plague Outbreak
1347 CE - 1348 CE
This was important to history because it killed over half the population. It impacted history because it caused the end of the feudal system.
Empires of Ghana and Mali
Kingdom of Ghana in Northwest Africa
830 CE - 1235 CE
This was important to history because the kingdom of Ghana was rich in salt and gold.
Berber Empire Takes Over Ghana by Military Force
1235 CE - 1236 CE
This is important to history because the Empire of Ghana came to an end.
Mansa Musa Rules Kingdom of Mali
1280 CE - 1337 CE
This is important to history because this civilization expanded the influence of Ghana to the east,south,and west of the original Ghana king down to control more gold and slat depositis.
Mansa Musa Takes Hajj to Mecca
1324 CE - 1325 CE
This was important to history because he built an Islamic University. This was impacted history by giving information about a religion to those who are uninformed.
Dante writes the Divine Comedy in Italy
1310 CE - 1311 CE
This was important to history because this was the first significant work published in Italian vernacular.
Printing Press Ivented by Guttenberg; Renasissance Begins
1439 CE - 1440 CE
This was important because the printing press made books more available, the spread of knowledge became easier, and slowly more people became more literate. It impacted history by opening a new door for literature.
Leonardo DaVinci Dissects Cadavers
1489 CE - 1519 CE
This was important to history because now people could understand the human body, and they could create new medical inventions. This impacted history by providing new evidence to expand the medical world.
Shakespeare born: Writes Macbeth in England
1564 CE - 1565 CE
This was important to history because Shakespeare is considered to be the greatest writer in the english language. This impacted history because his plays are still acted out today all over the world.
Cervantes Writes Don Quixote in Spain
1605 CE - 1615 CE
This was important to history because it was the first modern novel. It impacted history by paving the way for more novels.
Galileo provides Evidnece for Heliocentrcity
1610 CE - 1611 CE
William Harvey Discovers the Heart Pumps Blood Around the Body
1628 CE - 1629 CE
Isaac Newton Discovers Gravity
1687 CE - 1688 CE
Martin Luther Nails 95 Theses to Door of Guttenberg Church in Germany
1517 CE - 1518 CE
Protestant Reformation Begins
1517 CE - 1518 CE
King Henry VII Is Excommnicated and Finds the Anglican Church in England
1531 CE - 1532 CE
John Calvin Finds Calvinist Church Based Idea of Predestination
1536 CE - 1537 CE
Catholic Church Holds Council of Trentand Counter Reformation Begins
1545 CE - 1563 CE
Age of Exploration
Aztecs Domesticate Maize
2500 BCE - 2499 BCE
Invention of the Astrolabe Makes Sea Travel Easier
1050 AD - 1051 AD
Constantinople Falls to the Ottoman Empire
1453 CE - 1454 CE
Land Route to China from Europe is Blocked; Age of Exploration Begins
1453 CE - 1454 CE
Christopher Columbus Travels to the Americas
1492 CE - 1493 CE
Indigenous People in the Americas are Killed with Smallpox Blankets
1507 CE - 1508 CE
Spanish Try to Convert Aztecs and Decimate the Aztec Population
1519 CE - 1521 CE
Atlantic Slave Trade Begins
1600 CE - 1807 CE
Atlantic Slave Trade Ends
1807 CE - 1808 CE
13th Amendment Passed- Slavery Outlawed in the US
1865 CE - 1866 CE
Age of Enlightenment
1650 CE - 1804 CE
John Locke Published 2nd Treatise on Government
1689 CE - 1690 CE
Montesquieu Writes Spirit of the Laws Advocating Speration of Powers
1748 CE - 1749 CE
Rousseau Writes Treatise on Social Contract
1762 CE - 1763 CE
Voltaire Invents the Idea of Civil Liberties
1763 CE - 1764 CE
French and Amercian Revolutions
British Government Pass the Tea Act
1765 CE - 1766 CE
British Parliament Pass the Stamp Act
1773 CE - 1774 CE
Louis XVI Rules as Absolute Monarch of France
1774 CE - 1789 CE
War Breaks Out Between British and the American Colonists
1775 CE - 1776 CE
Declaration of Independence Written by Thomas Jefferson
1776 CE - 1777 CE
American Revolutionary War Ends
1783 CE - 1784 CE
US Constitution Written
1787 CE - 1788 CE
Bill of Rights Added to the Constitution
1789 CE - 1790 CE
Declaration of Rights of Man and the Citizen
1789 CE - 1790 CE
French Revolution Begins With Meeting of the Estates General
1789 CE - 1790 CE
Storming of th Bastille
1789 CE - 1790 CE
King Louis XVI Executed and France Declares Itself a Republic
1792 CE - 1793 CE
Robespierre Leads Reign of Terror
1793 CE - 1794 CE
Napoleon Comes to Power and Restores Peace; Writes Napoleonic Code
1804 CE - 1805 CE
Seed Drill Invented
1701 CE - 1702 CE
1750 CE - 1860 CE
Factory System Begins
1750 CE - 1751 CE
Industrial Revolution Begins
1750 CE - 1914 CE
Steam Engine Invented by Watt
1763 CE - 1764 CE
Factory Acts Passed in England Limiting Work of Women and Children
1830 CE - 1831 CE
Strong,Flexible Steel Developed
1856 CE - 1857 CE
Industrial Revolution Ends
1914 CE - 1915 CE
First Israel/Palestinian Conflict
1948 CE - 1949 CE
Space Race Begins/ Soviet Union Launches First Satellite into Space
1957 CE - 1958 CE
US Lands First Man on the Moon
1969 CE - 1970 CE
1970 CE - Present
Nixon Watergate Scandle Breaks Out
1972 CE - 1973 CE
Nixon is Forced to Resign
1974 CE - 1975 CE
Hutu Power Begins Genocide of the Tutsis
1994 CE - 1995 CE
Paul Kagame Rises to Power and Genocide in Rwwanda Ends