World History Timeline Review Activity

Early Humans and Neolithic Revolution

Humans Domesticate Animals

10000 BCE - 9999 BCE

Neolithic Revolution Begins

8000 BCE - 7999 BCE

The Wheel is invented

5000 BCE - 4999 BCE

First Civilization

Civilization Develop in Mesopotamia between Tigress and Euphrates

4000 BCE - 3999 BCE

Mummification begins in Egypt

3600 BCE - 3599 BCE

Cuneiform is invented

3000 BCE - 2999 BCE

Egyptian Government ruled by Pharoah

2700 BCE - 2699 BCE

Code of Hammurabi is written

1792 BCE - 1791 BCE

World Religions

Abraham founds Judaaism

1800 BCE - 1799 BCE

Hinduism is founded in India (Bhagavad Gita written)

1700 BCE - 1699 BCE

Temple Mount is Built

957 BCE - 956 BCE

Sidhartha Guatama founds Buddhism

563 BCE - 562 BCE

Jesus is Born

4 CE - 5 CE

Jesus is Crucified

30 CE - 31 CE

Establishment of Christianity

40 CE - 41 CE

Muhammad (founder of Islam) is born in Mecca

570 CE - 571 CE

Muhammad dies in Jerusalem at the DOme of Rock site

632 CE - 633 CE

Greece/Rome

Civilization Develops in Ancient Greece

1600 BCE - 1599 BCE

Homer writes Iliad and the Odyssey

890 BCE - 889 BCE

City States of Athens and Sparta develop

800 BCE - 799 BCE

Ancient Rome Founded by Romulus and Remus

753 BCE - 752 BCE

Rome 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

Trail of Socrates; Socrates dies

399 BCE - 398 BCE

Aristotle born; studies with Plato

384 BCE - 383 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

Roman Empire at its largest

117 CE - 118 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 - 1100

Magna Carta limits 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 - 1499 BCE

Kingdom of Ghana in Northwest Africa

830 CE - 1235 CE

Berber Empire takes over Ghana by military force

1235 CE - 1236 CE

Mansa Musa rules Kingdom of Mali

1280 CE - 1337 CE

Mansa Musa takes Hijj to Mecca

1324 CE - 1325 CE

Kingdom of Mali becomes weakened

1599 CE - 1600 CE

Renaissance

Dante writes Divine Comedy in Italy

1310 CE - 1311 CE

This event was very important in history because this was one of the first books written in the Italian Common Language

Donatello sculpts David

1430 CE - 1440 CE

This event is very important because the sculpture of David is very important in the life of many people.

Printing Press invented by Guttenberg, Renaissance begins

1439 CE - 1440 CE

This event is very important because it was a reason why most news and ideas spread during the Renaissance.

Drawing technique of perspective invented

1470 CE - 1471

This event is very important to the way that people draw today because if this event didn't happen, we wouldn't be able to draw as well as we do today. We would still be drawing like people did in the earlier days when they didn't have the best drawing techniques.

Leonardo DaVinci dissects cadavers to gain better understanding of human body

1489 CE - 1519 CE

This event was very important to the way of life because doctors wouldn't be able to be as successful as they are if they didn't dissect the body in the first place.

Michelangelo sculpts La Pieta

1501 CE - 1502 CE

Leonardo DaVinci paints Mona Lisa

1503 CE - 1504 CE

This event was very important in history because the Mona Lisa is a very important piece in the life of many people, and many famous artist admire this piece.

Raphael paints School of Athens

1510 CE - 1511 CE

Shakespeare born; writes the play Macbeth in England

1564 CE - 1565 CE

Shakespeare being born was very important to history because he is one of the most famous writers in the history of writers. The play Macbeth was one of his most famous plays written.

Cervantes writes the first novel Don Quixote in Spain

1605 CE - 1606 CE

This event was very important to history because it wads the first form of a written novel.

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

1610 CE - 1611 CE

This event was very important to the history of Renaissance because it was the root belief of most humans today.

William Harvey discovers the heart pumps blood around the boday

1628 CE - 1629 CE

This event was important to history because it allowed people now to be able to know how the body works. It also is something that doctors would need to know if someone was having heart problems.

Isaac Newton discovers gravity

1687 CE - 1688 CE

This event was very important to history because if Isaac Newton didn't discover gravity, people now wouldn't have any idea of why things stay on the ground instead of floating like you would n space.

Reformation

Martin nails 95 Theses to the door of the Guttenberg Church

1517 CE - 1518 CE

This event was very important to history because it paved the way for most Christians because this is something big in people's lives today.

King Henry VIII is excommunicated and founds the Aglican Church in Englnd

1531 CE - 1532 CE

This is a very important event in history because this was the new forming of another form of Christianity.

John Calvin founds Calvinist Church based on idea of Predestination

1536 CE - 1537 CE

Catholic Church holds Council of Trent and Counterreformation

1545 CE - 1563 CE

This is very important to the history of the Reformation because this was a big change in the Catholic Church.

Age of Exploration

Aztec domesticate maize (corn)

2500 BCE - 2499 BCE

This is a very important event because many people eat corn now.

Aztecs invent chocolate

1200 AD - 1201 AD

This event is very important to history because many people enjoy eating chocolate.

Aztec city of Tenochtitlan founded

1325 AD - 1326 AD

Land route to China from Europe is blocked

1453 CE - 1454 CE

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

1453 CE - 1454 CE

This is very important in history because finding a sea route to China after the land route is blocked because we traded with China a lot then.

Christopher Columbus travels to the Americas instead

1492 CE - 1493 CE

This event was very important in history because if Christopher Columbus didn't discover the Americas, there still wouldn't be people on the Americas, which is one of the most advanced countries in the world.

Columbus returns to Island of Espanola

1493 CE - 1494 CE

This event was very important because this was when people started to move to the Americas in search of the three G's.

Indigenous people in the Americas killed with smallpox blankets

1507 CE - 1508 CE

This event was very important in the Americas because when they killed off most of the indigenous population, this was how they got land to stay on.

Spanish try to convert Aztecs and decimate the Aztec population

1519 CE - 1521 CE

Spanish Leader Cortes and Aztec King Montezuma meet

1519 CE - 1521 CE

Triangle Trade

Atlantic Slave Trade (Triangle Trade) begins

1600 AD - 1601 AD

Atlantic Slave Trade Ends

1807 - 1808

13th Amendment passed-slavery outlawed in US

1865 AD - 1866 AD

Enlightenment

Age of Enlightenment

1650 - 1804

Thomas Hobbes writes Leviathon

1651 - 1652

John Locke published 2nd Treatise on Government

1689 - 1690

Montesquieu write Spirit of the Laws advocating seperation of powers

1748 - 1749

Rousseau writes treatise on Social Contract

1762 - 1763

Voltaire invents the idea of Civil Liberties

1763 - 1764

French and American Revolutions

British Parliament passes the Stamp Act

1765 - 1766

British government passes Tea Act

1773 - 1774

Louis XVI rules as absolute monarch of France

1774 - 1789

War breaks out between British and the American colonists

1775 - 1776

Declaration of Independence written by Thomas Jefferson

1776 - 1777

American Revolutionary War ends

1783 - 1784

US Constitution written

1787 - 1788

Storming of the Bastille

1789 - 1790

French Revolution begins with meeting of the Estates General

1789 - 1790

Declaration of the Rights of MAn and the Citizen

1789 - 1790

Bill of Rights added to the US Constitution

1789 - 1790

Englishmen Burke and Paine disagree about the French Revolution

1790 - 1791

King Louis XVI executed and France declares itself a Republic

1792 - 1793

Robespierre leads Reign of Terror

1793 - 1794

Napoleon comes to power and restores peace; writes Napoleonic Code

1804 - 1805

Industrial Revolution

Speed Drill invented

1701 - 1702

Industrial Revolution begins

1750 - 1751

Factory system begins

1750 - 1751

Enclosure Acts

1750 - 1860

Steam engine invented by Watt

1763 - 1764

Factory Acts passed in England limiting work of women and children

1830 - 1831

Strong, flexible steel developed

1856 - 1857

Industrial Revolution ends

1914 - 1915

Modern Connections

European Imperialism in Africa begins

1880 - 1881

Scopes Trail

1925 - 1926

Rwanda gains independence from Belgium imperialist control

1932 - 1933

First Israel/ Palestinian conflict

1948 - 1949

UN Genocide Convention in the aftermath of the Holocaust

1948 - 1949

Israel founded

1948 - 1949

Space Race begins

1957 - 1958

Soviet Union launches first satellite (Sputnick) into Space

1957 - 1958

President Eisenhower makes Sputnick speech

1957 - 1958

Butler Act overturned

1967 - 1968

US lands first man on the moon

1969 - 1970

Globalization begins

1970 - 1971

Nixon Watergate scandal breaks out

1972 - 1973

Nixon is forced to resign

1974 - 1975

Paul Kagame rises to power and genocide in Rwanda ends

1994 - 1995

Hutu Power begins genocide of the Tutsis

1994 - 1995

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

1994 - 1995

President Clinton hosts Camp David Peace Talks

2000 - 2001

Rover lands on Mars

2004 - 2005