Tyrek Hodge world history

Early Humans and Neolithic Revolution

Humans first domesticate animals

10,000 BCE - 9,999 BCE

This was important because instead of humans doing all of the work in the fields they learned how to domesticate plants and animals to do for it them. This was important to history because it made things easier for the farmers and without these farmers it would be hardier to get easy access to food or crops.

Neolithic Revolution begins; Humans first invent agriculture

8,000 BCE - 7,999 BCE

The humans first inventing agriculture was very important because it allowed job specialization. This is important to the society because without job specialization we wouldn't have many jobs or any at all.

Wheel invented

5,000 BCE - 4,999 BCE

First Civilizations

Civilization developes in Ancient Mesopotamia between Tigress and Euphrates

4000 BCE - 3999 BCE

Mummifivation begins in Egypt

3600 BCE - 3599 BCE

Invention of first writing system (Cuneiform-pictrogram language)

3000 BCE - 2999 BCE

This invention was important because it was the first writing system that was ever made. This had a huge impact on history because this helped people communicate and we even have a pictogram language today that we use.

Egytian government ruled by Pharoah

2700 BCE - 2699 BCE

First set of written laws ( Code of Hammurabi)

1792 BCE - 1791 BCE

This was important because it was the it helped keep the people of the civilization in order. This impacted history by giving other civilizations and governments ideas about how to run the government.

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

Muhammad dies in Jerusalem at the Dome of the Rock site

632 BCE - 631 BCE

Muhammad(founder of Islam) born in Mecca

570 BCE - 569 BCE

Sidhartha Guatama founds Buddhism

563 BCE - 562 BCE

Jesus Born

4 BCE - 3 BCE

Jesus being born was very important because the majority of our country is Christian. It impacted history by spreading the religion throughout the world.

Jesus crucified on the cross

30 CE - 31 CE

Establishment of Christianity

40 CE - 41 CE


Civlization develops in Ancient Greece

1600 BCE - 1599 BCE

This was important because it was the first major civilization that Greece and Rome ever had. This impacted history because the methods that they used had influenced many other civilizations in the world.

Homer wrote lliad and the odyssey

890 BCE - 889 BCE

City states of Athens and Sparta develop

800 BCE - 799 BCE

Ancient Rome found by Romulus and Remus

753 BCE - 752 BCE

This was important because it gives the people a myth of how Rome was discovered because they never really knew how it was discovered and Rome often explained their gods or accomplishments through myths. This was important because it help people undersstand how Rome was founded.

Rome develops Republic system of government with checks on power

509 BCE - 508 BCE

This was important because this was the first government that Ancient Rome ever had to keep the people in order. This was important to world history because the development of this government system inspired the government that the United States of America has till this day.

Democracy invented in athens

508 BCE - 507 BCE

This was important because it was the first government that the city state called Athens had, after breaking away from Sparta they needed a government. This was important to history because it influenced our government the United States of America also but we have an indirect democracy were everyone has a say but athens had a direct democracy where only 6,000 men would have a say in the government.

Fall of Roman Empire

410 BCE - 409 BCE

Trial of Socrates; Socrates dies

399 BCE - 398 BCE

This was important because Socrates was a major philospher who really didn't do anything but express his feelings through question and the people of the government was not happy about it and they killed him. This was important to history because he was one of the major philosphers and without him we probably wouldn't have some of the ideas that we have today on this earth.

Aristotle born; studies with Plato

384 BCE - 383 BCE

julius Ceaser is mudered- Roman Republic ends

44 BCE - 43 BCE

This was important because it left the people of the Roman Empire without a government for a while and they didn't know what to do. This was important to history because one of the worlds greatest Julius Ceaser had been killed.

Augustus is first Emperor of the Roman Empire; Pax Romana

44 BCE - 43 BCE

This was important becuse this was the system that they had set in place after the fall of the Roman Empire.This impacted history because it wa a time of peace for the Roman Empire that is what the word Pax Romana means.

Roman Empire at its largest

117 CE - 118 CE

Europe in the Middle Ages

First Bubpnic plague outbreak

1347 BCE - 1346 BCE

This was important because it was a disease that spread throughout Europe and it had killed many many peop;e in Europe. This was caused by fleas on rats in the city and the people wern't ammune to it. This was important to history because it lead to the fall of their government and even some people that didn't live in Europe got it.

Arabs takes control of Jerusalem

638 CE - 639 CE

Feudal system develops in Europe

850 CE - 851 CE

This was important because it was the system that had developed after the fall of the roman empire. This was important to history because this sytem influenced other countries.

First Crusade

1099 CE - 1100 CE

Magna Carta limits the power of British monarch

1215 CE - 1216 CE

This was important because in the British government some monarchs started to take over to much power their and the people or the government had no say in the decisions so they made the Magna Carta where no man is above th law including the monarch. This was important to history because this document influenced the United States of Americca and other countries and the U.S made the constitution which was similar to the Magna Carta.

Empires of Ghana and Mali

Complex societies exist in Ghana

1500 BCE - 1499 BCE

Mansa Musa takes Hajj to Mecca

1324 BCE - 1323 BCE

Berber Empire takes over Ghana by military force

1235 BCE - 1234 CE

Kingdom of Ghana in Northwest Africa

830 CE - 1235 CE

Mansa Musa rules Kingdom of Mali

1280 CE - 1337 CE

Kingdom of Mali becomes weakened

1599 CE - 1600 CE


Dante writes Divine Comedy in Italy

1310 CE - 1311 CE

Cervantes writes the first novel Don Quixote in Spain

1310 CE - 1311 CE

Donatello sculps David

1430 CE - 1440 CE

Printing Press invented by Guttenburg. Renaissance begins

1439 CE - 1440 CE

The invention of the printing press was so important because it made books become more available,books became more cheaper, spread of knowledge became easier, and slolwy more people became more literate. This was important to history because it is still something we use today and without it we probably wouldn't be able to read or have books or even some og the technology advances that we have today.

Drawing technique of perspective invented

1470 CE - 1471 CE

Leonardi Da Vinci gains better understanding of the human body

1489 CE - 1519 CE

This was important because we could learn more things about the human body. This was important to world history because without this we wouldn't have as much understanding of the human body as we do today.

MichelAngelo sculpts La Pieta

1501 CE - 1502 CE

Leonardo Davinvi paints the Mona Lisa

1503 CE - 1504 CE

Raphel paints School of Athens

1510 CE - 1511 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

This was important to history because it showed the correct placements of the planets and the orbit of the earth. It was important because it proved to the church the correct way that the earth orbited around the sun because the people of the church just went by the statement or what they believe their bible said.

William Harvey discovers the heart pumps blood around the body

1628 CE - 1629 CE

Issac Newton discovers gravity

1687 CE - 1688 CE


Martin Luther nails 95 thesis to the door of Guttenburg Church

1517 CE - 1518 CE

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

1531 CE - 1532 CE

John Calvin founds Calvinist based on idea of Predestination

1536 CE - 1537 CE

Catholic Church holds Council of Trent and Counterreformation begins

1545 CE - 1563 CE

Age of Exploration

Aztecs domesticate maize (corn)

2500 BCE - 2499 BCE

Invention of the Astrolabe makes sea travel easier

1050 AD - 1051 AD

Aztecs invent chocolate

1200 CE - 1201 CE

This was important because this was a chocolate was a major resource for the Aztecs. It was important part of history because a lot of people eat and use chocolate today.

Aztec city of Tenochtitlan founded

1325 CE - 1326 CE

Constantinople falls to the Ottoman Empire and land route to China is blocked

1453 CE - 1454 CE

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

1453 CE - 1454 CE

Christopher Colombus travels to the Ammericas instead

1492 CE - 1493 CE

This was important because he was the first European to discover the Americas. This was important to history because without his discovery we probably wouldn't be here.

Colombous 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 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 CE - 1601 CE

Atlantic slave trade ends

1807 CE - 1808 CE

13th Amendment passed- slavery outlawed in U.S

1865 CE

This was important because many different ethics were being used as slaves and it just wasn't fair to them . It was important to history because if it wasn't for the 13th Amendment it would probably still be slaves.


Age of Enlightenment

1650 CE - 1804 CE

Thomas Hobbes writes Leviathon

1651 CE - 1652 CE

John Locke published 2nd Treatise on Government about how humans

1689 CE - 1690 CE

This was important because it expressed John Locke's idea of people having natural rights. This was important to world history because it allowed people to have their own natural rights.

Montesquieu write Spirit of the Laws advocating separation of powers

1748 CE - 1749 CE

Rousseau writes treatise on Social Contract

1762 CE - 1763

Voltaire invents the idea of civil liberties

1763 CE - 1764 CE

This was important it gave people certain rights that the government shouldn't be able to take rights away from them. It was important to history because it helped people gain their civil liberties.

French and American Revolutions

British Parliament passes the Stamp Act

1765 CE - 1766 CE

British government passes Tea Act

1773 CE - 1774 CE

Louis XVI rules as absolute onarch of France

1774 CE - 1789 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

U.S Constitution written

1787 CE - 1788 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 Man and the Citizen

1789 CE - 1790 CE

Bill of Rights added to the U.S 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

1793 CE - 1794 CE

Napoleoncomes to power and restores peace; writes Napoleonic Code

1804 CE - 1805 CE

Industrial Revolution

Seed Drill Invented

1701 CE - 1702 CE

Industrial Revolution begins

1750 CE - 1751 CE

This was important because this was a time in which people had started to live differently because of the development of machines. This was important to history because without this revolution we probably wouldn't be able to produce things as much as we do today.

Enclosure Acts

1750 CE - 1860 CE

Factory system begins

1750 CE - 1751 CE

Steam engine invented by Watt

1763 CE - 1764 CE

Factory Acts passed in England limiting work of women and children

1830 CE - 1831 CE

Strong, flexible steel developed

1856 CE - 1857 CE

This was important because during the time the people of the industrial revolution didn't have any steel or anything to make their machines strong and this is waht is steel did. This is important to hitory because many people use steel today.

Industrial Revolution ends

1914 CE - 1915 CE

Modern Connections

European Imperialism in Africa begins

1880 CE - 1881 CE

Scopes Trial-John Scopes convicted of violating Bulter Act in public schools

1925 - 1926

Rwanda gains independence from Belgium imperialist control

1932 CE - 1933 CE

Israel founded

1948 CE - 1949 CE

UN Genocide Convention in the aftermath of the Holocaust

1948 CE - 1949 CE

First israel/Palestinian conflict

1948 CE - 1949 CE

Sputnik speech warnning of the dangers of the military industrial complex

1957 CE - 1958 CE

Soviet Union launches first sattelite ( sputnick) into space

1957 CE - 1958 CE

Space Race begins

1957 CE - 1958 CE

Butler Act overturned

1967 CE - 1968 CE

U.S lands first man on the moon

1969 CE - 1970 CE


1970 CE

Nixon Watergate scandel breaks out

1972 CE - 1973 CE

Nixon is forced to resign

1974 CE - 1975 CE

Hutu Power begins genocide of the Tutsis

1994 CE - 1995 CE

Paul Kagame rises to power and genocide in Rwanda ends

1994 CE - 1995 CE

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

1994 CE - 1995 CE

President Clinton hosts Camp David Peace talks between Isreali and Palestinan

2000 CE - 2001 CE

Rover lands on Mars

2004 - 2005