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Early Humans and Neolithic Revolution

Humans first domesticate animals

10000 BCE - 9999 BCE

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.

Neolithic Revolution First Begins

8000 BCE - 7999 BCE

Wheel Invented

5000 BCE - 4999 BCE

First Civilizations

Civilization develops in Ancient Mesopotamia between Tigris and Euphrtes

4000 BCE - 3999 BCE

The population of Ancient Mesopotamia was the start of civilization. This impacted history because it was the first outline of civil life.

Beginning of Mummification in Egypt

3600 BCE - 3599 BCE

Invention of Cuneiform

3000 BCE - 2999 BCE

This was the first writing form. This event lead to the many different writing forms we have today.

Egyptian Government ruled by Pharaoh

2700 BCE - 2699 BCE

Code of Hammurabi

1792 BCE - 1791 BCE

World Religions

Abraham Founds Judaism

1800 BCE - 1799 BCE

This was the first known monotheistic religion. Now it has led to the creation three of the main religions in the world.

Hinduism is founded in India

1700 BCE

Temple Mount Built

957 BCE

Sidhartha Guatama Founds Buddhism

563 BCE - 562 BCE

Jesus Born


Jesus Crucified on the Cross

30 CE

Establishment of Christianity

40 CE

Christianity is a well known religion today. Without Christianity, a lot of government systems wouldn't exist.

Muhammad was born in Mecca

570 CE

Muhammad Dies in Dome of the Rock

632 CE


Civilization Develops in Ancient Greece

1600 BCE

Homer Writes the Iliad and the Odyssy

890 BCE

Athens and Sparta Develop

800 BCE

Athens and Sparta were two culturally diverse countries. Athens in particular produced a lot of ideas and methods still used today.

Romulus and Remus found Rome

753 BCE

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.

Rome becomes a Republic

509 BCE

Democracy invented in Athens

508 BCE

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 invents the Socratic Method

469 BCE

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.

Trial and Death of Socrates

399 BCE

Aristotle Studies with Plato

384 BCE

Julius Caesar is Murdered

44 BCE

Augustus Caesar becomes the first Emperor of Rome

44 BCE

While Augustus Caesar is emperor, he starts the Pax Romana. This was 200 years of Roman Peace.

Roman Empire is at its Largest

117 CE

Fall of the Roman Empire

410 CE

Rome fell because of bad emperors, financial problems, and invasions.

Europe in the Middle Ages

Arabs take Control of Jerusalem

638 CE

Feudal System Develops in Europe

850 CE

First Crusade

1099 CE

Magna Carta limits power of British monarch

1215 CE

First Bubonic Plague Outbreak

1347 CE

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 Writes Divine Comedy in Italy


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.

Donatello Sculpts the Statue of David

1430 CE - 1440 CE

Renaissance Begins


Drawing Drawing Technique of New Perspective is invented

1470 CE

Printing Press invented

1470 CE

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.

Leonardo DaVinci Studies the Human Body

1489 CE - 1519 CE

Michelangelo sculpts La Pieta


Leonardo Da Vinci paints the Mona Lisa

1503 CE

Raphael paints school of Athens

1510 CE - 1511 CE

Shakespeare wrote MacBeth


Shakespeare's writing was very created. There are many phrases used today that were in many of his plays and books.

Galileo is put on Trial by Church


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.

William Harvey Discovers that the Heart pumps blood around the body.


Isaac Newton Discovers Gravity



Protestant Reformation

1517 CE

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.

King Henry VIII founds the Anglican Church

1531 CE

John Calvin forms Calvinist Church

1536 CE

Catholic Church Holds Council of Trent

1545 CE - 1563 CE

Age of Exploration