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Early Humans and Neolithic Revolution

Humans and Neolithic Revolution

10000 bce - 9999 bce

Neolithic Revolution begins; Human first invent agriculture

8000 bce - 7999 bce

Wheel Invention

5000 bce - 4999 bce

First Civilization

Civilization develops in Ancient Mesopotamia between Tigress and Euphrates

4000 bce - 3999 bce

Mummification begins in Egypt

3600 bce - 3599 bce

Invention of first writing system (Cuneiform - pictogram language)

3000 bce - 2999 bce

Egyptian government ruled by Pharaoh

2700 bce - 2699 bce

Fist set written laws (Code of Hammurabi)

1792 bce - 1791 bce

World Religions

Abraham founds Judaism

1800 bce - 1799 bce

Hinduism founded in India

1700 bce - 1699 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

Fall of the Roman Empire

410 ce - 411 ce

Muhammad born in Mecca

570 ce - 571 ce

Muhammad dies in Jerusalem at Dome of the Rock site

632 ce - 633 ce

Greece/Rome

Civilization develops in Ancient Greece

1600 bce - 1599 bce

Homer write Lliad and the Odysey

890 bce - 889 bce

City states of Athens and Sparta develop

800 bce - 799 bce

Ancient Rome

753 bce - 752 bce

Rome develop 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 Socartes dies

399 bce - 398 bce

Aristotle born; studies with Pluto

384 bce - 383 bce

Julius Caesar is murdered

44 bce - 43 bce

Augustus is first Emperor

44 bce - 43 bce

Roman Empire

117 ce - 118 ce

Europe in the Middle Ages

First Bubonic Plague Outbreak

1347 bce - 1346 bce

Arabs take control of Jerusalem

638 ce - 639 ce

Feudal System develop in Europe

850 ce - 851 ce

First Crusade

1099 ce - 1100 ce

Magna Carta limits the power of British monarch

1215 ce - 1216 ce

Reformation

Martin Luther nails 95 theses to the door

1517 ce - 1518 ce

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

1531 ce - 1532 ce

John Calvin found Calvinist Church

1536 ce - 1537 ce

Catholic Church holds Council of trent

1545 ce - 1563 ce

Age of Exploration

Aztecs domesticate maize (corn)

2500 bce - 2499 bce

Invention of the Astroable makes sea travel easier

1050 ad - 1051 ad

Aztecs invent chocolate

1200 ce - 1201 ce

Aztec city of Tenochtitlan founded

1325 ce - 1326 ce

Constantinople falls

1453 ce - 1454 ce

Age of Exploration begins

1453 ce - 1454 ce

Christopher Columbus travels to the American instead

1492 ce - 1493 ce

Columbus returns to Island of Espanola

1493 ce - 1494 ce

Indigenous people in the Americans killed with smallpox blankets

1507 ce - 1508 ce

Spanish leader Cortes and Aztec King Montezuma meet

1519 ce - 1521 ce

Spanish try to convert Aztecs and decimate the Aztec population

1519 ce - 1521 ce

Triangle Trade

Atlantic slaves trade

1600 ce - 1601 ce

Atlantic slave trade ends

1807 ce - 1808 ce

13th Amendment passed slavery outlawed in US

1865 ce - 1866 ce

Enlightenment

Age of Enlightment

1650 ce - 1804 ce

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

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 American Revolutions

British Parliament passes the Stamp Act

1765 ce - 1766 ce

Louis XVI rules as absolute monarch

1774 ce - 1789 ce

British government passes Tea Act

1775 ce - 1776 ce

War breaks out between British an the Americans

1775 ce - 1776 ce

Declaration of Independence

1776 ce - 1777 ce

American Revolution War ends

1783 ce - 1784 ce

US Constitution wriiten

1787 ce - 1788 ce

French Revolution begins

1789 ce - 1790 ce

Storming of the Bastille

1789 ce - 1790 ce

Declaration of the Rights of Man of Citizen

1789 ce - 1790 ce

Bill of Rights added to the US Constitution

1789 ce - 1790 ce

Englishmen Burke and Paine

1790 ce - 1791 ce

King Louis XVI executed and France declare itself a Republic

1792 ce - 1793 ce

Robespierre leads Reign of Terror

1793 ce - 1794 ce

Napoleon comes to power and restore peace

1804 ce - 1805 ce

Industrial Revolution

Seed Drill invented

1701 ce - 1702 ce

Enclosure Acts

1750 ce - 1860 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

Industrial Revolution ends

1914 ce - 1915 ce

Modern Connections

European Imperialism in Africa begins

1880 ce - 1881 ce

Scopes Trail- John Scopes convicted of violating Butler Act

1925 ce - 1926 ce

Rwanda gains independence from Belgium imperialist control

1932 ce - 1933 ce

Israel founded

1948 ce - 1949 ce

UN Genocide Convention

1948 ce - 1949 ce

First IsraelPalestinian conflict

1948 ce - 1949 ce

Space Race begins

1957 ce - 1958 ce

President Eisenhower makes Sputnik speech warning of the dangerous

1957 ce - 1958 ce

Soviet Union lanches first satellite in to Space

1957 ce - 1958 ce

Butler Act overturned

1967 ce - 1968 ce

US land first man on the moon

1969 ce - 1970 ce

Present: Globalization

1970 ce - 1971 ce

Nixon Watergate scandal break out

1972 ce - 1973 ce

Nixon is forced to resign

1974 ce - 1975 ce

Hutu Power begins

1994 ce - 1995 ce

Romeo Dallaire goes to Rwanda to stop the Genocide

1994 ce - 1995 ce

Paul Kagame rises power and genocide in Rwanda ends

1994 ce - 1995 ce

President Clinton host Camp David Peace Talks

2000 ce - 2001 ce

Rover lands on Mars

2004 ce - 2005 ce

Empires if Ghana and Mali

Complex societies exist in Ghana

1500 bce - 1499 bce

Kingdom of Ghana in Northwest America

830 CE - 1235 CE

Berber Empire Takes over Ghana by military force

1235 CE

Mansa Musa Takes over Hajj to Mecca

1280 CE - 1337 CE

Mansa Musa rules Kingdom of Mali

1280 ce - 1337 ce

Kingdom of Mali becomes weakened

1599 CE

Renaissance

Dante writes Divine Comedy in Italy

1310 CE

Cervantes writes the first novel Don Quixote in Spain

1325 ce - 1326 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

Michelangelo sculpts La Pieta

1501 ce - 1502 ce

Leonardo Davinci paints Mona Lisa

1503 CE

Ralphael paints School of Athens

1510 CE - 1511 CE

Shakesspeare born; writers the play

1564 ce - 1565 ce

Galileo provides evidence for heliocentricity and puts it on trail by the Church

1564 ce - 1565 ce

William Harvey discovers the heart pumps blood around the body

1628 ce - 1629 ce

Isaac Newton discovers gravity

1687 ce - 1688 ce