World History Timeline

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Early Humans and Neolithic Revolution

Humans first domesticate animals

10000 BCE - 9999 BCE

This is important because this helped stop nomadic ways. These animals were a big affect on the way we live.

Neolithic Revolution Begins

8000 BCE - 7999 BCE

This stopped nomadic ways. People wer able to settle. Now we are settled and structured.

Wheel Invented

5000 BCE - 4999 BCE

First Civilizations

Civilization develops in Ancient Mesopotamia

4000 BCE - 3999 BCE

This is the first civilization. It has helped us now in governments and structure.

Mummification begins in Egypt

3600 BCE - 3599 BCE

Invention of first written system

3000 BCE - 2999 BCE

The first written system was cuneiform. It helped peoples communication and has help other languages begin.

Egyptian government ruled by Pharoah

2700 BCE - 2699 BCE

First set of written laws

1792 BCE - 1791 BCE

These laws were the Code of Hammurabi. They were written and have expanded everyones laws.

World Religions

Abraham founds Judaism

1800 BCE - 1799 BCE

Judaism is a religion people still follow today. Abraham founded this religion.

Hinduism founded in India

1700 BCE - 1699 BCE

Hinduism is a religion mainly in the Middle East. They believe in reincarnation.

Temple Mount built

957 BCE - 956 BCE

This is the site for Jews. It is in Israel.

Sidhartha Guatama founds Buddhism

563 BCE - 562 BCE

Sihdartha Guatama meditated for a long period of time. SHe got some followers and they started the religion.

Jesus Born

4 BCE - 3 BCE

He is the founder of Christianity. Christians still live today.

Jesus Crucified on the Cross

30 CE - 31 CE

Jesus is the founder of Christianity. He was crucified by jealous people. He rose from the dead. He did it to save our sins.

Establishment of Christianity

40 CE - 41 CE

This is still big part of the world. Christians believed that Jesus died on the cross for our sins.

Muhammad born in Mecca

570 CE - 571 CE

He was the founder of Islam. They believe in the God Allah. That is the fastest growing religion there is.

Muhammad dies in Jerusalem at the Dome of Rock site

632 CE - 633 CE

He died in a site that is important to Muslims. The land is being fought over today by religious people.

Greece/Rome

Civilization develops in Ancient Greece

1600 BCE - 1599 BCE

These civilizations have helped our government. They were very structured.

Homer wrote Iliad and the Odyssey

890 BCE - 889 BCE

City States of Athens and Sparta develop

800 BCE - 799 BCE

They were totally different. Athens were based on education and Sparta was based on military.

Ancient Rome founded by Romulus and Remus

753 BCE - 752 BCE

Rome develops Republic system of government

509 BCE - 508 BCE

Democracy invented in Athens

508 BCE - 507 BCE

Democracy is a government were everyone votes. This government is still used in countries around the world.

Socrates Born

469 BCE - 468 BCE

Socrates was a philosopher. He invented the Socratic Method which is to ask questions that make people think. This is a class you have to take if you want to be a lawyer or etc.

Trial of Socrates

399 BCE - 398 BCE

Augustus is first Emperor of the Roman Empire

44 BCE - 43 BCE

Julius Caesar is murdered

44 BCE - 43 BCE

Roman Empire at its largest

117 CE - 118 CE

Aristotle Born

384 CE - 385 CE

Fall of the Roman Empire

410 CE - 411 CE

Age of Exploration

Aztecs domesticate Maize

2500 BCE - 2499 BCE

Maize is corn. Corn is still used today to eat. people love it. i know I do.

Aztecs domesticate maize

2500 BCE - 2499 BCE

Invention of the Astrolabe

1050 AD - 1051 AD

This was important to settlers. It helped them get to different places.

Aztecs invent chocolate

1200 CE - 1201 CE

Chocolate is eaten everyday. people love it. It is sweet to my meat.

Aztec city of Tenochtitlan

1325 CE - 1326 CE

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

1453 CE - 1454 CE

This is to find a route to China. China has spices and minerals that they needed.

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

1453 CE - 1454 CE

Christopher Columbus travels to America

1492 CE - 1493 CE

Instead of finding routes, Christopher went to America. He took over americans there and is now credited for discovering America.

Columbus returns to Island of Espanola

1493 CE - 1494 CE

Indigenous people in the Americas killed with small pox

1507 CE - 1508 CE

Spanish leader Cortes and Aztec King Montezuma meet

1519 CE - 1521 CE

Spanish try to convert Aztecs

1519 CE - 1521 CE

Triangle Trade

Atlantic Slave Trade begins

1600 CE - 1807 CE

The slave trade was between America, and Africa. They transported slaves from Africa. That started slavery.

13th Amendment passed

1865 CE - 1866 CE

This is when slavery was outlawed in the U.S. The amendment has helped in many ways. The amendments are still in use today.

European in the Middle Ages

Arabs take control of Jerusalem

638 CE - 639 CE

Magna Carta limits the power of British monarch

638 CE - 639 CE

Feudal System develops in Europe

850 CE - 851 CE

First Crusade

1099 CE - 1100 CE

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 becomes weakened

1599 CE - 1600 CE

Renaissance

Dante writes Divine Comedy

1310 CE - 1311 CE

Donatello sculpts David

1430 CE - 1440 CE

Printing Press invented by Guttenberg. Renissance begins

1439 CE - 1440 CE

Drawing technique of perspective invented

1470 CE - 1471 CE

Leonardo DaVInci dissects cadavers to gain better understanding of human body

1489 CE - 1519 CE

Michelangelo sculpts La Pieta

1501 CE - 1502 CE

Lenardo 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

Cervantes writes the first novel Don Quixote in Spain

1605 CE - 1615 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

Isaac Newton discovers gravity

1687 CE - 1688 CE

Reformation

Martin Luther nails 95 Theses to the door of the Guttenberg Church

1517 CE - 1518 CE

King Henry VIII is excommunicated and founds the Anglican CHurch in ENgland

1531 CE - 1532 CE

John Calvin founds Calvinist Church based on idea of Predistination

1536 CE - 1537 CE

Catholic Chruch holds Council of Trent and Counterreformation begins

1545 CE - 1563 CE

Enlightenment

Age of Enlightenment

1650 CE - 1804 CE

Thomas Hobbes writes Leviathon

1651 CE - 1652 CE

John Locke published 2nd Treatise on government about how humans

1689 CE - 1690 CE

Montesquieu writes the Spirit of Laws advocation seperation of powers

1748 CE - 1749 CE

Rousseau writes treatise on Social Contract

1762 CE - 1763 CE

Voltaire invents the idea of civil liberties

1763 CE - 1764 CE

French and American Revolutions

British Parliament passes the Stamp Act

1765 CE - 1766 CE

British government passes the Tea Act

1773 CE - 1774 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 Revolution War ends

1783 CE - 1784 CE

US Constitution Written

1787 CE - 1788 CE

Declaration of the Rights of man and the citizen

1789 CE - 1790

Bill of Rights added to the Constitution

1789 CE - 1790 CE

French Revolution begins with meeting of the Estates General

1789 CE - 1790 CE

Storming of the Bastille

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 restore peace

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 sytem begins

1750 CE - 1751 CE

Steam Engine Invented by Watt

1763 CE - 1764 CE

Factory acts passed in England limiting work of woman and children..

1830 CE - 1831 CE

Strong,Flexible steel developed

1856 CE - 1857 CE

Industrial Revolution Ends

1914 CE - 1915 CE

Modern Connections

Modern Connections

European Imperialism in Africa

1880 CE - 1881 CE

Scopes Trial- John Scopes convicted of violating Butler Act

1925 CE - 1926 CE

Rwanda gains independence from Belgium imperialist control

1932 CE - 1933 CE

First Israel / palestinian Conflict

1948 CE - 1949 CE

Israel Founded

1948 CE - 1949 CE

UN Genocide Conviction in the Aftermath of the Holocust

1948 CE - 1949 CE

Soviet Union launches first satellite into Space

1957 CE - 1958 CE

President Eisenhower makes Sputnik speech on dangers of Military Complex

1957 CE - 1958 CE

Space Race begins

1957 CE - 1958 CE

Butler Act overturned

1967 CE - 1968 CE

US lands first man on the moon

1969 CE - 1970 CE

present: Globalization

1970 CE - 1980 CE

Nixon Watergate scandals break out

1972 CE - 1973 CE

Nixon is forced to resign

1974 CE - 1975 CE

Hutu Power begins genocide of the Tutsis

1994 CE - 1995 CE

Rwanda gains independence from Belgium imperialist ..

1994 CE - 1995 CE

Hutu power begins genocide of the Tutsis

1994 CE - 1995 CE

Romeo Dallaire goes to Rwanda to try to stop the Genocide and is successful

1994 CE - 1995 CE

Paul Kagame rises to power and genocide ends

1994 CE - 1995 CE

President Nixon Hosts Camp David Peace Talks between ...

2000 CE - 2001 CE

Rover lands on Mars

2004 CE - 2005 CE