The domestication of animals made labor easier and faster. This method is still used today on individual farms. Animal labor was the inspiration for many different types of farming technology.
The population of Ancient Mesopotamia was the start of civilization. This impacted history because it was the first outline of civil life.
This was the first writing form. This event lead to the many different writing forms we have today.
This was the first known monotheistic religion. Now it has led to the creation three of the main religions in the world.
Christianity is a well known religion today. Without Christianity, a lot of government systems wouldn't exist.
Athens and Sparta were two culturally diverse countries. Athens in particular produced a lot of ideas and methods still used today.
It is said that Romulus and Remus were raised by wolves. The myth also says that Romulus killed Remus in order to get the city named after him.
A democracy allowed more people to participate in the Athenian government. The citizens were allowed to vote so better decisions were made. Today, some town governments use democracies and the U.S. as a whole uses an indirect democracy.
Socrates used this method to make his students think through their questions by asking more questions and thinking through those questions. The Socratic method is used in law schools today.
While Augustus Caesar is emperor, he starts the Pax Romana. This was 200 years of Roman Peace.
Rome fell because of bad emperors, financial problems, and invasions.
The Bubonic Plague lead to the death of 2/3 of the European population. This also broke down the Feudal system and left most of Europe poor.
Dante wrote Dante's Inferno. It was the first book written in the Italian Vernacular. This made it easy for more people to read books.
The printing press was a divice that allowed books and news papers. This invention allowed many things to occur, such as the protestant reformation and the Enlightenment.
Shakespeare's writing was very created. There are many phrases used today that were in many of his plays and books.
Galileo was the first known person to realize that the Earth was not the center of the universe and that the planets revolve around the sun.
Martin Luther was excommunicated from the catholic church due to him nailing his 95 theses to the doors of the church. His theses were all of the problems he found within the church and eventually he started the protestant church.