Early Humans and Neolithic Revolution
Humans First Domesticate Animals
10000 BCE - 9999 BCE
This changed life for everyone. Now everyone can remain in one place and have a supply of food.
Neolithic Revolution Begins, Humans first invent agriculture
8000 BCE - 7999 BCE
5000 BCE - 4999 BCE
Civilization develops in Ancient Mesopotamia Between Tigress & Euphrates
4000 BCE - 3999 BCE
these were the first civilations. they showed people how to live together in society.
Mummification begins in Egypt
3600 BCE - 3599 BCE
Invention of First writing system (Cuneiform pictogram)
3000 BCE - 2999 BCE
this creation helped people communicate better. it also helped keep documents
Egyptian gov. ruled by Pharoah
2700 BCE - 2699 BCE
First set of written laws (Code of Hammurabi)
1792 BCE - 1791 BCE
this creation helped keep people in order. it let thme know what would happen if the did wrong.
Abraham founds Judaism
this was the first religion that was created
HInduism Founded in India
Temple Mount built
Sidhartha Gautama Founds Buddism
Jesus cruficed on the Cross
Establishment of Christianty
Muhammad Born in Mecca
Muhammad Dies in Jersusalem at the Dome of the Rock site
Civiizations Develops in Ancien Greece
Homer write Iliad and the Odyssey
City states of Athens and Sparta Develop
Ancient ROme found By Romulus and Remus
Rome develops Republic system of Government with checks and balances
Democracy invented in Athens
Allowed people to be involved in the government. Everyone voice is heard
Socrates Born ; invents Socratic Method
Trail of Socrates; Socrates Dies
He was put on trail for questioning government, corrupting youth and questioning the gods
Aristle Born; studies with Plato
Augustus is First Emporer of the Roman Empire Pax Romana
Julius Ceaser is Murdered
roman empire at its largest
Fall of the Roman Empire
Europe in the Middle Ages
Arabs that control of Jerusalem
Fuedal System develops in Europe
this is a system that it based on loyalty and ecomnics.
Magne Carta limits the power of british monarch
This document put everyone under the government. it limited what the monarch could do. it also gave citizens rights.
First Bubonic Plague in Europe
the plague ended the fuedal system. it killed a larga amount of people during the middle ages.
Empires of Ghana and Mali
Complex societies exist in Ghana
Kingdom of Ghana in Northwest Africa
830 CE - 1235 CE
Berber Empire takes over ghana by military force
1280 - 1337
mansa Musa takes Hajj to Mecca
kingdom of make becomes weakened
Dante writes Divine Comedy in Italy
Donatell sculpts David
1430 - 1440
Printing press invented by Guttenberg (Renaissnace begins)
this machine helped spread the word faster. it made books cheaper and it increase literacy
drawing technique of perspective invented
Leonardo Davince dissects cadavers
1489 - 1519
michelangelo sculpts La Pieta
Leonardo Davinci paints Mona lisa
Raphael paints David
1510 - 1511
Shakespeare Born; writes the play MacBeth in England
Cervantes writes the frist Novel; Don Quixote in Spain
this was the first novel written.
Galileo priveds evidence of Heliocentricity and is put on trail by church
William Harvey discovers the heart pumps blood around the body
issac newton discovers gravity
martin Luther 95 theses
this started the reformation. it opened another branch of christainty.
King Henry VIII founds the Anglican Church in England
John Clavin Found Calvinist Church
Catholic church holds Concil of Trent
1545 - 1563
Age of Exploration
Aztecs domesticate maize
Invention of the Astrolabe makes sea travel easier
Aztecs invent chocolate
Aztec city of Tenochtitlan founded
Age of exploration begins
They travelled for three reason. they wanted gold. that wanted to convert people to there religion. they also wanted glory.
Constantinople falls to the Ottoman Empire
C. Columbus travels to the americas
this opened the door to another part of the world. it allowed people to travel more.
Columbus returns to island of espanola
Indigenous people in Americas killed by smallpox
spanish leader cortes meets aztec king Montezuma
1519 - 1521
spanish try to convert Aztecs
1519 - 1521
Atlantic slave trade
Atlantic slave trade ends
13th Amendment passed
this law ended slavery. all slaves were set free.
Age of enlightment
1650 - 1804
this was when people believed that government should be based on logic.
Thomas Hobbes writes Leviathon
John Locke published 2nd Treatise on Government
This book gave people many ideas for government. John locke gave the ideas for rights and other things.
Montesquieu writes Spirit of the Laws
he gave the idea of seperatition of powers and other things
Rousseau writes treatise on social Contract
Voltaire invents the idea of civil Liberties
Voltaire believes that everyone has freedoms that the government can not take away.
French and American Revolution
Louis XVI rules as absolute monarch
1774 - 1789
War breaks out between British and the American Colonists
Declaration of Independence written by Thomas Jefferson
Revolutionary war ends
US Constitution written
this listed laws and rights for US citizens. it was inspired by enlightenment thinkers.
Storming of the Bastille
declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizens
French Revolution begins with meeting of the Estates General
Englishmen Burke and Paine disagree about the French Revolution
King Louis XVI executed
Napoleon comes to power and restores peace
industrial Revolution begins
this made larger farms. it also made more jobs. It sped up the process of making goods.
1750 - 1860
Factory system begins
steam engine invented by watt
this allowed woman and children to only work for 12 hours.
strong flexibe steel developed
Industrial Revolution Ends
European imperialism begins in Africa
Rwanda gains independence from Belguim
UN Genocide Convention
first israel/ Palestinian conflict
Pres. Esienhower makes Sputnik speech
this war was between US and Russia. They both wanted to be number one in science and discovery.
Soviet Union launches Sputnick
Bulter Act overturned
US lands first man on the moon
this put US at the top in the space race.
Nixon Watergate scandal
hutu power begins genocide
Paul k. rises to power and genocide in Rwanda ends
Romeo D. goes to rwanda to try to stop Geoncide
President Clinton Hosts Camp David Peace talks