Untitled timeline


Early Humans and Neolithic Revolution

Humans 1st domesticate animals

10000 BCE

This is importnat b/c this made farming/getting food easier for early humans. It helped them to contain a stable food supply. This effects world history b/c we know use these same techniques to survive.

Neolithic Revolution begins; Humans first invent agriculture

8000 BCE

Wheel Invented

5000 BCE

The wheel was importnat b/c it helped early humans to get goods and resources from one place to another. This impacted history b/c we now use the wheel on cars, in order to get form one place to another.

First Civilizations

Civilizations develops in Ancient Mesopotamia between Tigress and Euphrates

4000 BCE

This was important b/c developing by rivers helped them harvest their crops. The river provided both annual flooding and food. This impacted history b/c now in days people got to lakes for food (fish, and people have large farms by bodies of water.

Mummification begins in Egypt

3600 BCE

This was important because you can preserve artifacts about that time in history. This impacted history b/c it was a way to visualize history.

Invention of first writing system (Cuneiform-pictogram language)

3000 BCE

This was important b/c this was the first EVER writing system to actually be seen. This impacted history b/c now everyone everywhere has a language that they use to communicate in.

Egyptian government ruled by Pharaoh

2700 BCE

First set of written laws (Code of Hammurabi)

1792 BCE

This was important b/c the was the first EVER see, written set of laws. This impacted history b/c we now have our on laws that we use to keep things in order.

World Religions

Abraham founds Judaism

1800 BCE

This is important b/c this is when God made a covenant w/ Abraham, promising to make him a great nation in a new land in return for Abraham's worship of God as the one and only God. This impacted history b/c Jusaism is now one of the most wide spread religions across the world.

Hinduism is founded in India (Bhagavad Gita written)

1700 BCE

Temple Mount built (modern sit of the Wailing Wall)

957 BCE

Sidhartha Guatama founds Buddhism

563 BCE

Jesus is born


Jesus is crucified on the cross

30 CE

Establishment of Christianity

40 CE

Muhammad (founder of Islam) born in Mecca

570 CE

Muhammad dies in Jerusalem at the Dome of the Rock site

632 CE


Civilization develops in Ancient Greece

1600 BCE

This is important b/c this is when two city states developed, Athen and Sparta, and they become tow very different poils, as far as politically, economically, etc. This impacted history b/c their different government systems are the same government systems we use today.

Homer writes Iliad and the Odyssey

890 BCE

City states of Athen and Sparta develop

800 BCE

Ancient Rome founded by Romulus and Remus

753 BCE

Rome develops Republic System of government with checks and balances

509 BCE

This is important to history because this allowed for great countries to be built. It also allowed for everyone to have a say in what was going on in his or her everyday lives.

Democracy invented in Athens

508 BCE

This was important b/c this gave the people a voice in government. Democracy allowed the people to voice their opinions and ask for what they need and want. This impacted history b/c we now use a democracy for the same reasons.

Socrates is born; invents Socratic Method

469 BCE

Trial of Socrates; Socrates dies

399 BCE

Aristotle born; studies with Plato

384 BCE

Julius Caesar is murdered- Roman Republic ends

44 BCE

Augustus id first Emperor of the Roman Empire; Pax Romana

44 BCE

Roman Empire at its larger

117 CE

Fall of the Roman Empire

410 CE

Europe in the Middle Ages

Arabs take control of Jerusalem

638 CE

Feudal system develops in Europe

850 CE

First Crusade

1099 CE

Magna Carta limits the power if British Monarch

1215 CE

First Bubonic Plague outbreak

1347 CE

This was importnat b/c this is what broke the feudal system. This impacted history b/c this was one of the systems of trade that taught us how to trade now.

Empires of Ghana and Mali

Complex societies exist in Ghana

1500 BCE

Kingdom of Ghana in Northwest Africa

830 CE - 1235 CE

Berber Empire takes over Ghana by military force

1235 CE

Mansa Musa rules Kingdom of Mali

1280 CE - 1337 CE

Mansa Musa takes Hajj to Mecca

1324 CE

Kingdom of Mali becomes weakened

1599 CE


Dante writes Divine Comedy in Italy

1310 CE

Donatello sculpts David

1430 CE - 1440 CE

Printing press invented by Guttenberg; Renaissance begins

1439 CE

Drawing technique of perspective invented

1470 CE

Leonardo DaVinci dissects cadavers to gain better understanding of human body

1489 CE - 1519 CE

This is important to history in so many ways. It impacted the science world and it impacted normal everyday people. It helped doctors to better understand injuries and how fix them. For everyday people it allowed for them to start thinking on there on and not believe everything that the church said.

Michelangelo sculpts La Pieta

1501 CE

Leonardo Da Vinci paints Mona Lisa

1503 CE

Raphael paints School of Athens

1510 CE - 1511 CE

Shakespeare born; writes the play Macbeth in England

1564 CE

Cervantes write the first novel Don Quixote in Spain

1605 CE - 1615 CE

Galileo provides evidence for heliocentricity and is put on trail by the Church

1610 CE

William Harvey discovers the heart pumps blood around the body

1628 CE

Isaac Newton discovers gravity

1687 CE

This was important b/c before this we had no idea as to how we stayed on ground w/o floating. This impacted history b/c this is apart of the science we learn about today.


Martin Luther nail 95 Theses to door of the Guttenberg Church in Germany

1517 CE

This important b/c this started the Protestant Reformation. This impacted history b/c they was the start of the different branches of churches.

King Henry VIII is excommunicated and founds the Anglican Church in England

1531 CE

John Calvin founds Calvinist Church based on idea of Predestination

1536 CE

Catholic Church holds Council of Trent Counterreformation begins

1545 CE - 1563 CE

Ages of Exploration

Invention of the Astrolabe makes sea travel

1050 CE

Aztecs invent chocolate

1200 CE

This is important b/c this is one of the most popular foods/candy around the world.

Aztec city of Tenochtitlan founded

1325 CE

Age of Exploration begins in search of a sea route to CHina

1453 CE

Constantinople falls to the Ottoman Empire

1453 CE

The land route to China from Europe is blocked.

Christopher Columbus travels to America instead

1492 CE

Columbus returns to Island of Espanola w/ 17 ships and 1000 soldiers

1493 CE

The soldiers were in search of the 3 Gs; the system of ecomienda begins.

Indigenous people in the Americas killed w/ smallpox blankets

1507 CE

Indigenous people in the Americas killed w/ smallpox blankets

1507 CE

Spain try to convert Aztecs and decimate the Aztec population

1519 CE - 1521 CE

Spain leader Cortes and Aztecs King Montezuma meet

1519 CE - 1521 CE

Aztecs domesticate maize (corn)

2500 CE

Triangle Trade

Atlantic slave trade (Triangle Trade) begins

1600 CE

Atlantic slave trade ends

1807 CE

13th Amendment passes-slavery outlawed in US

1865 CE


Age of Enlightenment

1650 CE - 1804 CE

Thomas Hobbes writes Levoathon

1651 CE

Leviathon was about how people need government to control their "nasty,british" natures

John Locke published 2nd Treatise on Government.

1689 CE

2nd treatise was about the natural rights of the people,a dn how they are born with these natural rights .

Montesquieu write Spirit of the Laws advocating separation of powers.

1748 CE

Rousseau writes treatise on Social Contract

1762 CE

Voltaire invents the idea of civil liberties

1763 CE

French and American Revolution

British Parliament passes the Stamp Act

1765 CE

British government passes Tea Act

1773 CE

Louis XVI rules as absolute monarch of France

1774 CE - 1789 CE

War breaks out between British and American Colonists

1775 CE

Declaration of Independence written by Thomas Jefferson

1776 CE

American Revolutionary War ends

1783 CE

US constitution written

1787 CE

Declaration od the Rights of Man and the Citizens

1789 CE

Bill of Rights added to the US constitution

1789 CE

Storming of teh Bastille

1789 CE

French Revolution begins w/ meeting of the Estates Gerneral

1789 CE

Englishmen Burke and Paine disagree about the French Revolution

1790 CE

King Louis XVI executed and France declares itself a REpublic

1792 CE

Robespierre leads Reign of Terror

1793 CE - 1794 CE

Napoleon comes to power and restores peace; writes Napoleonic Code

1804 CE

Industrial Revolution

Seed Drill invented

1701 CE

This was important b/c this made farming easier. This impacted history b/c we now use seed drills fro the exact same thing on our farms. This also lead to an increase in population in cities in England b/c the people who worked on farms were no longer need, so they decided to work in factories and everything after that lead to the Industrial revolution.

Factory system begins

1750 CE

Enclosure Acts

1750 CE - 1860 CE

Steam engine invented by Watt

1763 CE

Factory Acts passed in England

1830 CE

This act limited the work hours of children and women to 12 hours a day

Strong, flexible steel developed

1856 CE

Industrial Revolution ends

1914 CE

Modern Connections

European Imperialism in Africa begins

1880 CE

Scopes Trail

1925 CE

John Scopes was convicted of violating Butler Act by teaching evolution in public school

Rwanda gains independence from Belgium imperialist control

1932 CE

UN Genocide Convention in the aftermath if the Holocaust

1948 CE

Israel founded

1948 CE

First Israel /Palestinian conflict

1948 CE

Soviet Union launches first satellite (Sputnick) into space

1957 CE

President Eisenhower makes Sputnick speech

1957 CE

The speech was warning of the danger of the military industrial complex.

Space race begins

1957 CE

Butler Act overturned

1968 CE

US lands first man on the moon

1969 CE

This was important b/c the US was the first ever to do it. This impacted history b/c this shows that the US is an independent and strong country, and anything is possible. `

Present: Globalization

1970 CE

Nixon Watergate scandal breaks out

1972 CE

Nixon is forced to resign

1974 CE

Paul Kagame rises to power and genocide in Rwanda ends

1994 CE

Romeo Dallaire goes to Rwanda to try to stop the Genocide and is unsuccessful

1994 CE

Hutu Power begins genocide of the Tutsis

1994 CE

President Clinton hosts Camp David Peace

2000 CE

Talks between Israeli and Palestinian leaders

Rover lands on Mars

2004 CE