World history timeline

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Early Humansand Neolithic Revolution

Humans first domesticate animals

10000 BCE - 2000 BCE

This impacted world history because it was the start of the use of animals in human life, which was a good resource for surviving

Neolithic Revolution begins; Humans first agriculture

8000 BCE - 900 BCE

This impacted world history because it gave human a stable environment, which made it easier for the humans to survive and reproduce. Many humans were already nomads , and it attracted them when they saw that they could stay in one place without having to keep moving.

Wheel invented

5000 BCE - 500 BCE

This impacted world history because most of today's technologies use this invention. It was very important for transportation and agriculture in which we use all of them today.

Fiirst Civilization

Civilization develops in Ancient Mesopotamia between Tigress and Euphrates

4000 BCE - 300 BCE

This impacted world history because by creating a group of people that comes together with different jobs in their civilization that abide by their own rules. It was the beginning of civilization throughout the world. This allowed job specialization

Mummification begins in egypt

3600 BCE - 3500 BCE

This impacted world history because it was a sign of culture in Egypt. It showed respect also to the high power that diseased, in hopes that they would go to the afterworld as their appearance on earth.

Invention of first writing system (cuneiform - pictogram language)

3000 BCE - 200 BCE

This impacted world history because this was the 1st of writing. This allowed people to communicate more. This way, they could better understand each other. This also allowed them to make laws.

Egyptian government ruled by pharoah

2700 BCE - 2600 BCE

This was the first government in Ancient Egypt. This was the form of control, in which the power was passed down through the generation of the king's/ queens family. This is where government started for humans.

First set of written laws (code of hammurabi)

1792 BCE - 1791 BCE

World Religions

Abraham founds Judaism

1800 BCE - 1700 BCE

Hindusim founded in India (Bhagavad Gita Written)

1700 BCE - 1600 BCE

Temple Mount Built (modern site of the wailing wall)

957 BCE - 956 BCE

Sidhartha Guatama founds Buddhism

563 BCE - 562 BCE

Jesus born

4 BCE - 3 BCE

Jesus crucified on the cross

30 CE - 31 CE

Establishment of Christianity

40 CE - 41 CE

Muhammad (founder of Islam) born in Mecca

570 CE - 571 CE

Muhammad dies in Jerusalem at the Dome of the rocks site

632 CE - 633 CE

Greece/Rome

Civilization develops in Ancient Greece

1600 BCE - 1500 BCE

Homer write lliad and the Odyssey

890 BCE - 889 BCE

City states of athens and sparta develop

800 BCE - 700 BCE

Ancient Rome founded by Romulus and Remus

753 BCE - 752 BCE

Roman develops Republic system of government with checks and balances

509 BCE - 508 BCE

Democracy invented in athens

508 BCE - 507 BCE

Socrates born; invents Socratic Method

469 BCE - 468 BCE

Trial of Socrates; Socrates dies

399 BCE - 398 BCE

Julius Caesar is murdered - Roman Republic ends

44 BCE - 43 BCE

Augustus is first Emperor of the Roman Empire; Pax Romana

44 BCE - 43 BCE

RomanEmpire at its largest

117 CE - 118 CE

Aristotle born; studies with plato

384 CE - 385 CE

Fall of the Roman Empire

410 CE - 411 CE

Europe in the Middle Ages

Arabs take control of Jerusalem

638 CE - 639 CE

Feudal system develops in Europe

850 CE - 851 CE

First Crusade

1099 CE - 2000 CE

Magna Carta limits the power of British monarch

1215 CE - 1216 CE

First Bubonic Plague outbreak

1347 CE - 1348 CE

Empires of Ghana and Mali

Complex societies exist in Ghana

1500 BCE - 1400 BCE

Kingdom of Ghana in Northwest Africa

1235 CE - 1236 CE

Berber Empire takes over Ghana by military force

1235 CE - 1236 CE

Mansa Musa rules Kingdom of Mali

1337 CE - 1338 CE

kingdom of Mali becomes weakened

1599 CE - 1600 CE

Renaissance

Dante writes Divine Comedy in Italy

1310 CE - 1311 CE

Printing press invented by Guttenberg. Renaissance begins

1439 CE - 1440 CE

Donatello sculpts David

1440 CE - 1441 CE

Drawing technique of Perspective invented

1470 CE - 1471 CE

Michelangelo sculpts La Pieta

1501 CE - 1502 CE

Leonardo Davinci paints Mona Lisa

1503 CE - 1504 CE

Raphael paints School of Athens

1511 CE - 1512 CE

Leonardo DaVinci dissects cadavers to gain better understanding of human body

1519 CE - 1520 CE

Shakespeare born; writes the play Macbeth in England

1564 CE - 1565 CE

Galileo provides evidence for heliocentricity and is put on trial by the church

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

Reformation

Protestant Reformation begins

1517 CE - 1518 CE

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

1531 CE - 1532 CE

John Calvin founds Calvinist Church based on idea of Predestination

1536 CE - 1537 CE

Catholic Church holds Council of Trent and Counterreformation begins

1563 CE - 1564 CE

Age of Exploration

Aztecs domesticate maize (corn)

2500 BCE - 2400 BCE

Invention of the Astrolabe makes sea travel easier

1050 AD - 1051 AD

Aztecs invent choclate

1200 CE - 1300 CE

Aztec city of Tenochtitlan founded

1325 CE - 1326 CE

Constantinople falls to the Ottoman Empire and land route to china from Europe i

1453 CE - 1454 CE

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

1453 CE - 1454 CE

Christopher Columbus travels to the Americas instead

1492 CE - 1493 CE

Columbus returns to Island of Espanola with 17 ships and 1000 soldiers

1493 CE - 1494 CE

Indigenous people in the Americas killed with smallpox blankets

1507 CE - 1508 CE

Spanish leader Cortes and Aztec King Montezuma meet

1521 CE - 1522 CE

Spanish try to convert Aztecs and decimate the Aztec population

1521 CE - 1522 CE

Triangle Trade

Alantic slave trade (Triangle Trade) begins

1600 CE - 1700 CE

Alantic slave trade ends

1807 CE - 1808 CE

13th Amendent passed - slavery outlawed in US

1865 CE - 1866 CE

Enlightenment

Thomas Hobbes writes Leviathon

1651 CE - 1652 CE

John Locke published 2nd Treatise on Government

1689 CE - 1690 CE

Montesquieu write spirit of the Laws advocating separation of powers

1748 CE - 1749 CE

Rousseau writes treaties on Social Contract

1762 CE - 1763 CE

Voltaire invents the idea of civil liberties

1763 CE - 1764 CE

Age of Enlightnement

1804 CE - 1805 CE

French and American Revolutions

British Parliament passes the Stamp Act

1765 CE - 1766 CE

British government passes Tea Act

1773 CE - 1774 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

Louis XVI rules as absolute monarch of France

1789 CE - 1790 CE

French Revolution begins with meeting of the Estates General

1789 CE - 1790 CE

Storming of the Bastille

1789 CE - 1790 CE

Declaration of the Rights of the Man and the Citizen

1789 CE - 1790 CE

Bill of Rights added to the US Constitution

1789 CE - 1790 CE

Englishmen Burke and Paine disagree about the French Revolution

1790 CE - 1791 CE

King Louis XVI executed and France declares itself a Republic

1792 CE - 1793 CE

Robespierre leads Reign of Terror

1794 CE - 1795 CE

Napoleon comes to power and restores peace

1804 CE - 1805 CE

Industrial Revolution

Seed Drill invented

1701 CE - 1702 CE

Industrial Revolution begins

1750 CE - 1751 CE

Factory system begins

1750 CE - 1751 CE

Steam engine invented by Watt

1763 CE - 1764 CE

Factory Acts passed in England

1830 CE - 1831 CE

Strong, flexible steel developed

1856 CE - 1857 CE

Enclosure Acts

1860 CE - 1861 CE

Industrial Revolution ends

1914 CE - 1915 CE

Modern Connections

European Imperialism in Africa begins

1880 CE - 1881 CE

Scopes Trial

1925 CE - 1926 CE

Rwanda gains independence from Belgium imperialist control

1932 CE - 1933 CE

First Israel/Palestinian conflict

1948 CE - 1949 CE

Israel founded

1948 CE - 1949 CE

UN Genocide Convention in the aftermath of the Holocaust

1948 CE - 1949 CE

President Eisenhower makes Sputnik speech

1957 CE - 1958 CE

Soviet Union launches first satellite(sputnick)into space

1957 CE - 1958 CE

Space Race begins

1957 CE - 1958 CE

Butler Act overturned

1967 CE - 1968 CE

US lands first man on the moon

1969 CE - 1970 CE

Present: Globalization

1970 CE - 1971 CE

Nixon Watergate scandal breaks out

1972 CE - 1973 CE

Nixon is forced to resign

1974 CE - 1975 CE

Hutu Power begins genocide of theTtutsis

1994 CE - 1995 CE

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

1994 CE - 1995 CE

Paul Kagame rises to power and genocide in Rwanda ends

1994 CE - 1995 CE

President Clinton hosts Camp David Peace

2000 CE - 2001 CE

Rover lands on Mars

2004 CE - 2005 CE