Jheri Stone World History Timeline

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Early Humans and Neolithic Revolution

Humans first domesticate animals

10000 BCE - 9999 BCE

This event is important because it helped the people to control the food they ate. It impacted the world, because if animals were not domesticated it would be hard to control our food today. The domestication helps the world to control our food today.

Neolithic Revolution Begins; Humans first invent Agriulture

8000 BCE - 7999 BCE

Agriculture is important because it was the start of people growing crops. Growing crops made getting food easier, if there was no meat there was vegetables. This impacted the world, because the world today eats a lot of vegetables and stores make a lot of money off of selling vegetable in their stores.

Wheel Invented

5000 BCE - 4999 BCE

The wheel was important because it was the first part of transportation. If it wasn't for the wheel cars probably wouldn't be here. It had a big impact on the world, because it was an influence on cars.

First Civilizations

Civilization develops in Ancient Mesopotamia between Tigris and Euphrates

4000 BCE - 3999 BCE

The development of this civilization was important because it was a river valley civilization. The rivers helped to transport goods from one place to another. It impacted world history, because it influenced trade in other parts of the world.

Mummification begins in egypt

3600 BCE - 3599 BCE

Mummification was important because it helped to shape the religion of the people in Egypt. It impacted world history because a lot of other civilizations started to do the same thing. It also had something to do with the place the soul of that person goes. That is how some of the religions today. Not many religions do reincarnation, but they believe that peoples spirits go to different places.

Invention of first writing system (Coneiform- pictogram language)

3000 BCE - 2999 BCE

The first writing system was important because it was a way for people to communicate. It impacted world history because it had an influence on the writing system today.

Egyptian government ruled by pharoah

2700 BCE - 2699 BCE

This was important because the Pharoah had a lot of control over the government, and he had the say in how the government was run. This impacted the world history because there is still a big influence on how the government is run. Not by pharoahs but by the people over the government.

First set of written laws ( Code of Hammurabi)

1792 BCE - 1791 BCE

These laws were important because they helped to control the community and the way people acted. It impacted the world a lot. The laws helped to shape the world and the way it is shaped today. It helps to control peoples behavior in the world today.

Hinduism founded in India

1700 BCE - 1699 BCE

When Hinduism was founded it was important because it was the start of another religion. This impacted world history because other people began to worship this religion and it spread worldwide.

Temple Mount Built

957 BCE - 956 BCE

The temple mount being built was important because it had an inspiration on where people worshiped their God. This impacted world history because it caused a disagreement between the two civilizations that were living in Jerusalem.

Siddhartha Guatama founds Buddhism

563 BCE - 562 BCE

This was important because it was the start of a new religion in a different part of the world. This impacted world history because Buddhism was a religion that spread worldwide, and it helped to shape China today.

Jesus Born

4 BCE - 3 BCE

Jesus being born was important because he was the god people looked up too in the religion Christianity and the religion Judaism. This impacted world history because Jesus was the one that made an agreement with Abraham about what religion should stay in what country.

Jesus Crucified On The cross

30 CE - 31 CE

Jesus being crucified on the cross was important because that event caused people to become devistated and worried about the God they looked up too. This impacted world history because it caused a disagreement between the people that didn't want him to be crucified.

Establishment of Christianity

40 CE - 41 CE

The establishment of Christianity was important because that was the religion that people began to worship, and Jesus was the man they looked up too. This impacted world history because majority of the world today worship Christianity.

Muhammad born in Mecca

570 CE - 571 CE

Muhammad being born in Mecca was important because that became the place were the Muslims wanted to go and be when they worshiped their god. This impacted world history because this had an influence on where the Muslims went to worship their God.

Muhammad dies in Jerusalem at the Dome of Rock

632 CE - 633 CE

Since he died in Jerusalem, the Muslims believe that the Dome of rock should be their part of Jerusalem. This impacted world history because it made the Muslims believe that since Muhammad died at the Dome of Rock that should be their important place in Jerusalem.

World Religions

Abraham founds Judaism

1800 BCE - 1799 BCE

Abraham founding Judaism is important because he set an influence on a religion. This impacted world history because it had an influence on what God people looked up too in Judaism, and who was an important question in their religion.

Greece/ Rome

Civilization develops in Ancient Greece

1600 BCE - 1599 BCE

This was important in the world because this civilization became a very big civilization. This impacted world history because this civilization became very known in the future. More people started to live in Greece and they had many influences on America.

Homer writes Ilaid and Odyssey

890 BCE - 879 BCE

These things are important because they are both very popular epic poems. They are also both major parts of Greek education. It impacted world history because these poems play a big part in American education today.

City states of Athens and Sparta Develop

800 BCE - 799 BCE

This was important because the city states had different governments and it had an influence on how the government is run today. This impacted world history because the city states had different laws and the different ways of living which still are somewhat in affect to this day.

Ancient Rome founded by Romulus and Remus

753 BCE - 752 BCE

This event was important because the founding of Rome led to a lot of the government decisions today. This impacted the political decisions of America today.

Rome develops republic system government system with checks and balances

509 BCE - 508 BCE

This is important because checks and balances in Rome made sure that nobody that was over Rome would have too much power. This impacted world history because a president in this time cannot serve more than two terms, because they might gain too much power.

Democracy invented Athens

508 BCE - 507 BCE

This was important because this was a very fair government system, and this government system influenced many other civilizations in this time. This impacted world history because it influenced Americas government today.

Socrates Born; invents socratic method

469 BCE - 468 BCE

This is important because the Socratic method was an important method that taught people to think on their own. This impacted world history because it taught a lot of the people in the world today to think on their own instead of always asking questions. With this method all questions were asked and no question was to be left unanswered. Which is what scientists do today, they ask questions and do not want any questions to be unanswered.

Trial of Socrates; Socrates dies

399 BCE - 398 BCE

This was important because Socrates was teaching wrong things to the children of Greece. He was also going against the Gods and doubting that they were even real. This impacted world history because if he would have stayed alive he would have influenced more children to think differently, and not believe in the things from their religion.

Aristotle born; studies with Plato

384 BCE - 383 BCE

Aristotle studying with Plato was important because Aristotle came up with deductive reasoning which is used a lot in this century. Plato also taught him that human spirit had soul and reasoning. Which impacts the world today. It influences some of the scientists decisions today.

Julius Caesar murdered- Roman republic ends

44 BCE - 43 BCE

This is important because Julius was not a good ruler, he was unfair and he treated people very poorly. Him being murdered caused a big change in Rome. This impacted world history because after he died, checks and balances were in place and no other ruler could gain as much power as he did.

Augustus is the firts emperor of the Roman empire; Pax Romana

44 BCE - 43 BCE

This was important because Augustus was a good emperor that caused Roman peace. This impacted world history because Roman peace replaced all the wrong Julius did when he was ruler.

Roman Empire at its largest

117 CE - 118 CE

This was important because the Roman empire had many of the advanced things, and since the empire got so big it spread around and influenced the others. This impacted world history because a lot of the decisions that were made are still in affect today.

Fall of the Roman Empire

410 CE - 411 CE

This was important because the fall of the empire caused great grief. It impacted world history because the fall of the empire ruined some of the things that had been achieved.

Europe in the Middle Ages

Arabs take control of Jerusalem

638 CE - 639 CE

Arabs taking control of Jerusalem was important because Jerusalem was divided by the Arabs. This impacted world history, because Jerusalem is not the same. It was divided into so many different places.

Feudal system develops in Europe

850 CE - 851 CE

The Feudal System was important because the people that were in the system had to be loyal to each other. It impacted world history because everybody ended up be loyal to each other, and people were treated differently.

Magna Carta limits the power of the British monarch

1215 CE - 1216 CE

This is important because Magna Carta helped to start laws of the kings. This impacted world history because the Kings had to follow the rules just like other citizens.

First Bubonic Plague outbreak

1347 CE - 1348 CE

This event is important because this was the time when a lot of people died, because they didn't have much sanitation to control the disease. It spread all around Europe. This impacted world history because it affects the world today. People are more sanitary and disease does not spread like that now days.

First Crusade

1599 CE - 1600 CE

This was important because it was the recapture of Jerusalem. This impacted history, because many crusades came after this event and it caused a lot of disagreement.

Empires of Ghana and Mali

Complex societies exist in Ghana

1500 BCE - 1499 BCE

This was important because the complex societies produced gold and salt. This impacted world history because people worked hard to get gold and salt, and this made people fight for some of these things.

Kingdom of Ghana in Northwest Africa

830 CE - 1235 CE

This is important because this kingdom had a lot of the gold and the salt trade. This impacted world history because it led to many big things with salt and gold that spread across the world.

Empire takes over Ghana by military force

1235 CE - 1236 CE

This was important because it caused a lot of war and destruction, which led to Ghana being under more control. This impacted world history because Ghana became separated because of the military force taking over, and there was not much freedom. Which affects them to this day.

Mansa Musa rules kingdom of Mali

1280 CE - 1337 CE

Mansa Musa was important because he was a generous ruler that did wonderful things for Mali. He brought so many god things to Mali. This impacted world history because he changed Mali education system, and influenced them to this day.

Mansa Musa Takes Hajj to Mecca

1324 CE - 1325 CE

This was important because he brought back an Arabic library and religious scholars. This impacted world history because the people in Mali could finally learn to read and write, and have religious freedom.

Kingdom of Mali becomes weakened

1599 CE - 1600 CE

This was important because after Mali became weakened Mali fell down, and they were not doing as good as before. This impacted world history because there were some places in Africa that was burned down and destroyed because of the weakened empire.

Renaissance

Dante writes Divine Comedy in Italy

1310 CE - 1311 CE

The divine comedy is important because it was the first novel written in venicular Italian.

Cervantes writes the first novel Don Quixote in Spain

1310 CE - 1311 CE

This was important because Don Quixote was the first modern novel, and it remains the finest novel. This impacted world history because the novel is important to many people in that century, and it influenced many of the writers today.

Dontello sculpts David

1430 CE - 1440 CE

This is important because it was the first life size nude statue since classical times.

Printing Press invented by Guttenberg. Renaissance begins

1439 CE - 1450 CE

The invention of the printing press was important because it helped for books to be a lot more cheaper. This impacted world history because it made it easier to make and print books. Books also became more cheaper therefore more people became literate.

Drawing technique of perspective invented

1470 CE - 1471 CE

This was important because paintings got better, and they looked more realistic. This impacted world history because the pictures look more realistic in this day and time. This also put an influence on painters to make them want to paint more realistic looking pictures.

Leonardo DaVinci dissects cadavers to gain better understanding of human body

1489 CE - 1519 CE

Michealangelo sculpts La Pieta

1501 CE - 1502 CE

Leonardo Davinci paints Mona Lisa

1503 CE - 1504 CE

This is important because The Mona Lisa became the most famous picture of that century. It impacted world history because the Mona Lisa because it was the first advanced painting during that time.

Raphael paints School Of Athens

1510 CE - 1511 CE

This was important because it was a painting of the how the school of Athens is run.

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

This is important because before this time people did not know anything about the body. This impacts world history because scientists today still explain how the heart pumps blood around the body. If he didn't discover this people wouldn't have found out how the heart pumps blood around the body so early in history.

Isaac Newton discovers gravity

1687 CE - 1688 CE

This is important because Isaac finally found out what gravity was. This impacted world history because now people know why things are the way they are according to gravity.

Reformation

Martin Luther nails 95 theses to door in Germany Protestant Reformation begins

1517 CE - 1518 CE

This is important because Martin Luther started the Protestant Reformation, which made a change in all of Germany.

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

1531 CE - 1532 CE

John Calvin funds Calvinist Church based on idea of Predestination

1536 CE - 1537 CE

Age Of Exploration

Aztecs domesticate maize

2500 BCE - 2499 BCE

This is important because Aztecs had control of maize and when they wanted to eat it. So they had a surplus of food supply.

Invention of the Astrolabe makes sea travel faster

1050 AD - 1051 AD

This is important because instead of people being at sea for 5 or 6 months it took a shorter time, and this impacted world history, because to this day it still takes a shorter time to travel by sea.

Aztecs invent chocolate

1200 CE - 1201 CE

Aztec city of Tenochtitlan founded

1325 CE - 1326 CE

Age of Exploration begins in search of sea route to China

1453 CE - 1454 CE

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

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

1519 CE - 1521 CE

Spanish try to convert Aztecs and decimate the Aztec population

1519 CE - 1521 CE

Triangle Trade

Atlantic slave trade begins

1600 CE - 1601 CE

This is important because this was the time when slave trade began and things were being transported from place to place. This had a big impact on trade.

Atlantic Slave trade ends

1807 CE - 1808 CE

This is important because slaves stopped being traded from place to place and being treated in such horrible conditions. This impacted world history because it stopped a lot of the slave trade that was going on.

13th Amendment passed- slavery outlawed in US

1865 CE - 1866 CE

This is important because slavery was no longer going on, and this impacted world history because slavery is no longer legal in this day and time.

Enlightenment

Age of Enlightenment

1650 CE - 1804 CE

Thomas Hobbes writes Leviathon

1651 CE - 1652 CE

John Locke published 2nd Treatise on Government

1689 CE - 1690 CE

This was important because John Locke stated that every human is born with natural rights, and this impacted world history because this book had a big influence on the government today.

Montesquieu write spirit of the laws advocating the separation of powers

1748 CE - 1749 CE

Rosseau writes treatise on social contract

1762 CE - 1763 CE

Voltaire invents the idea of civil liberties

1763 CE - 1764 CE

This is important because civil liberties show that you have the freedom of speech, the freedom of religion, and all the other rights that the government cannot take away from you. This impacted world history, because certain rights still cannot be taken away from you. Everybody has these certain rights to how they live and what they do.

French and American Revolutions

British Parliament pases the Stamp Act

1765 CE - 1766 CE

Louis XVI rules as absolute monarch 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

US Constitution written

1787 CE - 1788 CE

French Revolution begins with meeting of the Estates General

1789 CE - 1790 CE

Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen

1789 CE - 1790 CE

Storming Of Bastille

1789 CE - 1790 CE

Bill of Rights added to the 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

Napoleon comes to power and restores peace; writes Napoleonic Code

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 - 1881

Scopes trial- John scopes convicted of violating Butler Act

1925 - 1926

Rwanda gains independence from Belgium imperialist control

1932 - 1933

Israel Founded

1948 - 1949

First Israel/ Palestinian conflict

1948 - 1949

UN Genocide Convention in the aftermath of the Holocaust

1948 - 1949

Soviet Union launches first satellite nto space (Sputnik)

1957 - 1958

Space Race begins

1957 - 1958

President Eisenhower makes Sputnik speech warning of the dangers of the MIC

1957 - 1958

Butler Act overturned

1967 - 1968

US lands first man on the moon

1969 - 1970

present- globilization

1970 - 1971

Nixon watergate scandal breaks out

1972 - 1973

Nixon is forced to resign

1974 - 1975

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

Paul Kagame rises to power and genocide in Rwanda ends

1994 - 1995

President Clinton hosts Camp David Peace Talks between Israeli and Palestinians

2000 - 2001

Rover lands on Mars

2004 - 2005