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Early Humans & Neolithic Revolution

Humans first domesticate animals

10000 BCE - 9999 BCE

Domestication is a process by where plants and animals are changed to benefit humans. For example training a cow to plow through gardens.

Neolithic Revolution Begins;Human First Invented Agriculture

8000 BC - 7999 BC

During the Neolithic Revolution people learned how to supply everything they needed in one area. Poeple no longer had to be nomadic.

Wheel Invented

5000 BC - 4999 BC

No one knows exactly when or who invented the wheel. The wheel has impacted our world today extremely by making transportation quicker.

First Civilization

Civilization Developed In Mesopotamia Between The Tigris & Euphrates

4000 BC - 3999 BC

Mummification Begins In Egypt

3600 BC - 3599 BC

The Egyptians believed in life after death and mummification would preserve bodies for it. The first step was to wash and purify the bodies.

Invention Of The First Writing System

3000 BC - 2999 BC

Egyptian Government Ruled By A Pharoah

2700 BC - 2699 BC

First Set of Wrtiten Law (Code Of Hammurabi)

1792 BC - 1791 BC

World Religions

Abraham Finds Judaism

1800 BC - 1799 BC

Hinduism Founded in India (Bhagavad Gita written)

1700 BC - 1699 BC

Temple Mount Built (Modern Site Of The Wailing Wall)

957 BC - 956 BC

Sidhartha Guatama Founds Buddhism

563 BC - 562 Bc

Jesus Is Born

4 BC - 3 BC

Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea. Jesus parents were Mary and Joseph.

Jesus Was Crucified On The Cross

30 CE - 31 CE

Christians beileved Jesus was the son of God. He was sentenced to Pontius Pilate.

Establishment of Christianity

40 CE - 41 CE

Muhammad

570 - 571

Muhammad found Islam. He was born in Mecca.

Muhammad Dies In Jerusalem at The Dome of the Rock Site

632 - 633

Greece/Rome

Civilization Develops in Ancient Greece

1600 BC - 1599 BC

Civilization started more than 2500 years ago. It took place during the Middle Ages.

Homer Wrote Illaid and The Odyssey

890 BC - 889 BC

City States of Athens & Sparta Develop

800 BC - 799 BC

Athens was a education based polis. Sparta was a military based polis.

Ancient Rome Founded by Romulus & Remus

753 BC - 752 BC

Romulus and Remus were legendary known as twins who were raised by wolves. Eventually Romulus killed Remus.

Rome Develops Republic System of Government W. Checks & Balances

509 BC - 508 BC

Democracy Invented in Athens

508 BC - 507 BC

Socrates Born, Invents Socratic Method

469 BC - 468 BC

Trial of Socrates, Socrates Dies

399 BC - 398 BC

Augustus is First Emperor of The Roman Empire, Pax Romana

44 BC - 43 BC

Julius Caesar is Murdered-Roman Republic Ends

44 BC - 43 BC

Roman Empire At It's Largest

117 CE - 118 CE

Aristotle Born, Studies W. Plato

384 - 385

Fall of The Roman Empire

410 - 411

Europe in The Middle Ages

Arabs Take Control of Jerusalem

638 - 639

Feudal System Develops In Europe

850 CE - 851 CE

Fuedalism was a set of legal and military customs in medieval Europe. It was a systme involing land and loyality.

First Crusade

1099 - 1100

Magna Carta Limits the Power of British Monarch

1215 CE - 1216 CE

First Bubonic Plague Outbreak

1347 - 1348

The Black Plague out breaks. It was when fleas got on rats and started a illness in the population.

Empires of Ghana & Mali

Complex Societies Exist in Ghana

1500 BC - 1499 BC

Kingdom of Ghana in Northwest Africa

830 - 1235

Berber Empire Takes Over Ghana by Military Force

1235 - 1236

Mansa Musa Takes Hajj to Mecca

1324 - 1325

Kingdom of Mali Becomes Weakened

1599 - 1600

Renaissance

Cervantes Writes The First Novel Don Quixote in Spain

1310 - 1311

Dante writes The Divine Comedy in Italy

1310 - 1311

Donatello Sculpts David

1430 - 1431

David was the name of two statues during the Renaissance. David was also the boy in the bible.

Printing Press Invented By Guttenberg. Renaissance Begins

1439 - 1440

Drawing Technique of Perspective Invented

1470 - 1471

Leonardo DaVinci Dissects Cadavers To Gain Better Understanding of Human Body

1489 - 1519

Michelangelo sculpts La Pieta

1501 - 1502

La Pieta was a master piece created by Michelangelo. It is the only piece Michelangelo has ever signed.

Leonardo Davinci Paints Mona Lisa

1503 - 1504

Raphael Paints School of Athens

1510 - 1511

Th School of Athens was sculpted by Raphael. It is located in the Apostolic Palace and Vatican City.

Shakespeare Born, Writes The Play Macbeth In England

1564 - 1565

Shakespeare was an English poet and playwright. He is often called England's national poet.

Galileo Provides Evidence For Heliocentricity & Put On Trial By The Church

1610 - 1611

William Harvey Discovers The Heart Pumps Blood Around The Body

1628 - 1629

Isaac Newton Discovers Gravity

1687 - 1688

Newton has been considered to be the greatest and most influential scientist. He published a mechanics book in 1687.

Reformation

Martin Luther Posts 95 Theses To Guttenberg Church & Protestant Reform Begins

1517 - 1518

Martin Luther was a German monk. He strongly disputed the claim that freedom from God's punishment could be bought.

King Henry VIII is Excommunicated & Finds The Anglican Church in England

1531 - 1532

John Calvin Founds Calvinist Church Based on Idea of Predestination

1536 - 1537

Catholic Church holds Council of Trent & Couterreformation

1545 - 1563

Age of Exploration

Aztecs Domesticate Maize (corn)

2500 BC - 2499 BC

Maize is a grain domesticated by indigenous peoples in Mesoamerica. It's a leafy stalk produces ear which contain kernels.

Invention of The Astrolable Makes Sea Travel Easier

1050 - 1051

Aztecs Invented Chocolate

1200 - 1201

Chocolate is a raw or processed food produced from the seed of the tropical cacao tree. Chocolate plays a big role in America.

Aztec City of Tenochtitlan Founded

1325 - 1326

Constantinople falls to Ottoman & Land Route from China from Europe Blocked

1453 - 1454

Age of Exploration Begins in Search of A Sea Route To China

1453 - 1454

Christopher Columbus Travels to The Americans Instead

1492 - 1493

System of Ecomienda Begins

1493 - 1494

Columbus Returns to Island of Espanola, 17 Ships & 1000 Soldiers sEARCH fOR 3Gs

1493 - 1494

Indigenous people in the Americas killed with small pox blankets

1507 - 1508

A serious and contagious diseases due to a virus. The Spanish placed blankets with the small pox onto the Aztecs.

Spanish try to convert Aztecs and Decimate the Aztec Population

1519 - 1521

Spanish Leader Cortes & Aztec King Montezuma Meet

1519 - 1521

Triangle Trade

Atlantic Slave Trade (Triangle Trade) Begins

1600 - 1807

Atlantic Slave Trade Ends

1807 - 1808

13th Amendment Passed-Slavery Outlawed in US

1865 - 1866

Enlightenment

Age of Enlightenment

1605 - 1804

The Enlightenment was a cultural movement of intellectuals in the 17th and 18th century. First, in Europe and the American colonies.

Thomas Hobbes Writes Leviathon About Control On "Naty, Brutish" Natures

1651 - 1652

John Locke 2nd Treatise on Gov. About Humans & Naturally Good/Natural Rights

1689 - 1690

Montesquieu Write Spirit of The Laws Advocating Seperation of Powers

1748 - 1749

Rousseau Writes Treatise on Social Contract

1762 - 1763

Voltaire Invents The Idea Of Civil Liberties

1763 - 1764

Civil liberties are civil rights and freedom that provide an individual specific rights. For example, arbitrary.

French And American Revolutions

British Parliament Passes The Stamp Act

1765 - 1766

The Stamp Act happened in 1765. It imposed a direct tax by the British Parliament specifically on the colonies of British America.

British Government Passes Tea Act

1773 - 1774

Louis XVI Rules As Absolute Monarch of France

1774 - 1789

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

US Constitution Written

1787 - 1788

Bill of Rights Added To The US Constitution

1789 - 1790

French Revolution Begins With Meeting of The Estates General

1789 - 1790

Declaration of The Rights of Man And The Citizen

1789 - 1790

Storming of Bastille

1789 - 1790

Storming of Bastille happened on July 14, 1789. It happened in Paris, France at a prison.

Englishmen Burke And Paine Disagree About The French Revolution

1790 - 1791

King Louis XVI Executed and France Declares Itself A Repubic

1792 - 1793

Robespierre Leads Reign of Terror

1793 - 1794

Napoleon Comes to Power And Restores Peace, Writes Napoleonic Code

1804 - 1805

Industrial Revolution

Seed Drill Invented

1701 - 1702

A sewing device that precisely positions seeds in the soil and then covers them. Before the common practice was to plant seeds by hand.

Factory System Begins

1750 - 1751

Industrial Revolution Begins

1750 - 1751

Enclosure Acts

1750 - 1860

Steam EngineInvented By Watt

1763 - 1764

Factory Acts Passed in England: Work of Women And Children 12hrs/dy

1830 - 1831

Strong, Flexible Steel Developed

1856 - 1857

Industrial Revolution Ends

1914 - 1915

Modern Connections

European Imperialism in Africa Begins

1880 - 1881

Scopes Trail-John Scopes convicted of teaching evolution in public school

1925 CE - 1926 CE

Rwanda Gains Independence From Belgium Imperialists Control

1932 - 1933

First Israel/Palestinian Conflict

1948 - 1949

UN Genocide Convention In The Aftermath of The Holocaust

1948 - 1949

Israel Founded

1948 - 1949

Soviet Union Launches First Satellite (Sputnick) Into Space

1957 - 1958

President Eisenhower Makes Sputnick Speech, Dangers Of MIC

1957 - 1958

Space Race Begins

1957 - 1958

Butler Act Overturned

1967 - 1968

US Lands First Man On The Moon

1969 - 1970

Globalization

1970 - 2012

Nixon Watergate Scandal Breaks Out

1972 - 1973

Nixon Is Forced To Resign

1974 - 1975

Hutu Power Begins Genocide of Tutsis

1994 - 1995

Romeo Dallaire Sucessfully Ends The Rwanda Genocide

1994 - 1995

Paul Kagame Rises To Power And Genocide In Rwanda Ends

1994 - 1995

President Clinton Hosts Camp David Peace Talk W. Israeli And Palestinian

2000 - 2001

Rover Lands On Mars

2004 - 2005