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
5000 BCE - 4999 BCE
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
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
Temple Mount Built
Sidhartha Guatama Founds Buddhism
563 BCE - 562 BCE
Jesus Crucified on the Cross
Establishment of Christianity
Christianity is a well known religion today. Without Christianity, a lot of government systems wouldn't exist.
Muhammad was born in Mecca
Muhammad Dies in Dome of the Rock
Civilization Develops in Ancient Greece
Homer Writes the Iliad and the Odyssy
Athens and Sparta Develop
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
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
Democracy invented in Athens
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
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
Aristotle Studies with Plato
Augustus Caesar becomes the first Emperor of Rome
While Augustus Caesar is emperor, he starts the Pax Romana. This was 200 years of Roman Peace.
Julius Caesar is Murdered
Roman Empire is at its Largest
Fall of the Roman Empire
Rome fell because of bad emperors, financial problems, and invasions.
Europe in the Middle Ages
Arabs take Control of Jerusalem
Feudal System Develops in Europe
Magna Carta limits power of British monarch
First Bubonic Plague Outbreak
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
Drawing Drawing Technique of New Perspective is invented
Printing Press invented
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
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
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.