World History Timeline

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Early Humans and Neolithic Revolution

Humans first domesticate animals

10000 BCE - 9999 BCE

Neolithic Revolution begins; Humans first invent agriculture

8000 BCE - 7999 BCE

Wheel Invented

5000 BCE - 4999 BCE

First Civlizations

Civilization develops in Ancient Mesopotamia between Tigress and Euphrates

4000 BCE - 3999 BCE

Mummification begins in Egypt

3600 BCE - 3599 BCE

It show how the Egyptians preserved their bodies. Also, their methods were used in further times to keep bodies fresh.

Invention of first writing system (Cuneiform - pictogram language)

3000 BCE - 2999 BCE

Egyptian Government ruled by Pharaoh

2700 BCE - 2699 BCE

First set of written laws (Code of Hammurabi)

1792 BCE - 1791 BCE

It show how strict laws were, and how people should have fair punishment for actions.

World Religions

Abraham founds Judaism

1800 BCE - 1799 BCE

Hinduism founded in India

1700 BCE - 1699 BCE

Temple Mount built

957 BCE - 956 BCE

Siddharta Guatama founds Buddhism

563 BCE - 562 BCE

Jesus Born

4 BCE - 3 BCE

Jesus crucified on the cross

30 CE - 31 CE

Establishment of Christianity

40 CE - 41 CE

Muhammad born in Mecca

570 CE - 571 CE

Muhammad dies in Jerusalem at the Dome of the Rock site

632 CE - 633 CE

Greece/ Rome

Civilization develops in Ancient Greece

1600 BCE - 1599 BCE

Homer write Iliad and the Odyssey

890 BCE - 889 BCE

City states of Athens and Sparta develop

800 BCE - 799 BCE

Ancient Rome founded by Romulus and Remus

753 BCE - 752 BCE

Rome develops Republic system of government with checks & balances

509 BCE - 508 BCE

Democracy invented in Athens

508 BCE - 507 BCE

This showed how people could be fair in their government. Also, it gave people a share of opinions.

Socrates born; invents Socratic Method

469 BCE - 468 BCE

Socrates helped people think rationally about government. The system is used to figure out how to get answers by asking questions.

Trial of Socrates; Socrates dies

399 BCE - 398 BCE

Aristotle Born; studies with Plato

384 BCE - 383 BCE

Aristotle and Plato showed that your government should be ran by someone who is rational. Also, it should be a fair but thoughtful.

Julius Caesar is murdered

44 BCE - 43 BCE

Augustus is first emperor of the Roman Empire

44 BCE - 43 BCE

Roman Empire at its largest

117 CE - 118 CE

Fall of the Roman Empire

410 CE - 411 CE

Europe in the Middle Ages

Arabs take control of Jerusalem

638 CE - 639 CE

Feudal system develops in Europe

850 CE - 851 CE

First Crusade

1099 CE - 1100 CE

Magna Carta limits the power of British Monarch

1215 CE - 1216 CE

Show how people were tired of the monarch breaking laws and being unfair.

First Bubonic Plague outbreak

1347 CE - 1348 CE

Empires of Ghana and mali

Complex societies exist in Ghana

1500 BCE - 1499 BCE

Kingdom of Ghana in Northwest Africa

830 CE - 1235 CE

Berber Empire takes over Ghana by military Force

1235 CE - 1236 CE

Mansa Musa rules Kingdom of Mali

1280 CE - 1337 CE

Mansa Musa takes Hajj to Mecca

1324 CE - 1325 CE

Kingdom of mali weakened

1599 CE - 1600 CE

Renaissance

Dante writes Divine Comedy in Italy

1310 CE - 1311 CE

Donatello sculpts David

1430 CE - 1440 CE

Printing Press invented by Guttenberg

1439 CE - 1440 CE

It sped the process of the Protestant Reformation, and it spread knowledge throughout the world.

Drawing technique of perspective invented

1470 CE - 1471 CE

It showed the reality of the world and how things were portrayed.

Leonardo DaVinci dissects cadavers to gain better understanding of human body

1489 - 1519

Michaelangelo sculpts La Pieta

1501 CE - 1502 CE

Michelangelo sculpts La Pieta

1501 CE - 1502 CE

Leonardo Davinci paints Mona Lisa

1503 CE - 1504 CE

Raphael 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

1610 - 1611

First scientist went against religion by finding reality in the universe.

Cervantes writes the first novel Don Quixote in Spain

1614 - 1615

William Harvey discovers the heart pumps blood around th body

1628 - 1629

Newton discovers gravity

1687 - 1688

Show how people discovered many new findings that were unanswered.

Reformation

Martin Luther nails 95 Theses to Church

1517 - 1518

Show how people were fed up with Catholic Church because of their unfair reasons.

King Henry VIII is excommunicated and founded Anglican Church

1531 - 1532

Show how people wanted to make their own type of christianity because of their situations.

John Calvin founded Calvinist Church

1536 - 1537

Catholic Church holds Council of Trent

1545 - 1563

Age of Exploration

Invention of Astrolabe

1050 - 1051

Aztecs invent chocolate

1200 - 1201

Aztec city of Tenochtitlan founded

1325 - 1326

Constantinople falls to the Ottoman Empire

1453 - 1454

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

1453 - 1454

Christopher Columbus travels to America

1492 - 1493

Columbus returns to Island of Espanola with 17 ships and 1000 soldiers

1493 - 1494

Indigenous people in the Americas killed with small pox

1507 - 1508

Spanish leader Cortes and Montezuma meet

1519 - 1521

Spanish try to convert Aztecs and decimate the Aztec population

1519 - 1521

Aztecs domesticate corn

2500 - 2501

Triangle Trade

Triangle Trade begins

1600 - 1601

Start of trading slaves and the crucial treatment of black people.

Triangle Trade slave trade ends

1807 - 1808

13th amendment passed- slavery outlawed in US

1865 - 1866

Slavery is stopped because black people think it is unfair, and they are citizens of America.

Enlightment

Age of Enlightment

1650 - 1804

Time where thinkers felt that there should be a fair government in place for countries.

Thomas Hobbes writes Leviathon

1651 - 1652

John Locke published 2nd Treastie n Governemnt

1689 - 1690

Montesquieu write Spirit of Laws advocatino seperation of pwers

1748 - 1749

Rousseau writes Treatise on Social Contract

1762 - 1763

Voltaire invents idea of civil liberties

1763 - 1764

Show how government should not be able to take away any rights, and they should provide certain rights for people.

French and American Revolutions

British Parliament passes the Stamp Act

1765 - 1766

British government passes the Tea Act

1773 - 1774

Louis XVI rules as absolute monarch

1774 - 1789

Shows how people had a problem with monarchs and how he was a bad leader for the country.

War breaks out between British and the American colonists

1775 - 1776

Declaration of independence written by Thomas Jefferson

1776 - 1777

American Revolutionary War Ends

1783 - 1784

Independence is set in place for the Americans to rule as their own country.

US Constitution written

1787 - 1788

Show how people needed the government to protect them and do their designated duty.

Declaration of Rights of Man and Citizen

1789 - 1790

French Revolution begins

1789 - 1790

Storming of Bastille

1789 - 1790

Citizens gained weapons and made their intentions clear that they wanted to get rid of the monarchy.

Bill of Rights added to Constitution

1789 - 1790

Protects citizens and their rights.

Englishmen Burke and Paine disagree about French Revolution

1790 - 1791

King Louis XVI executed; France is independent Republic

1792 - 1793

Without the monarch, citizens can rule their country how they plan.

Robespierre leads Reign of Terror

1793 - 1794

Napoleon comes to power and restores peace

1804 - 1805

Industrial Revolution

Seed Drill invented

1701 - 1702

Enclosure Acts

1750 - 1860

Factory system begins

1750 - 1751

Industrial Revolution

1750 - 1751

Steam engine invented by Watt

1763 - 1764

Factory Acts passed limiting work of women an children

1830 - 1831

Strong, flexible steel developed

1856 - 1857

Industrial Revolution ends

1914 - 1915

Modern Connections

European Imperialism in Africa begins

1880 - 1881

Scopes Trial

1925 - 1926

Rwanda gains independence

1932 - 1933

Israel founded

1948

UN Genocide Convention

1948 - 1949

First Israel/ Palestinian conflict

1948 - 1949

Soviet Union launches Sputnick

1957 - 1958

Space Races begin

1957 - 1958

President Eisenhower makes Sputnick speech

1957 - 1958

Butler Act overturned

1967 - 1968

US lands first man on moon

1969 - 1970

Globalization

1970

Trading and communication between different countries. Communication and technology advanced because of this action.

Nixon Watergate scandal breaks out

1972 - 1973

Shows how magna carta was used for modern times. Nixon broke the law and felt that it was okay.

Nixon is forced to resign

1974 - 1975

Nixon broke the law, and the basics of the Magna Carta was used.

Hutu Power begins genocide

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 ends

1994 - 1995

President Clinton hosts Camp David Peace Talks

2000 - 2001

Rover lands on Mars

2004 - 2005