World History Timeline Review Activity

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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 civilizations

Civilization develops in Ancient Mesopotamia between Tigress and Euphrates

4000 BCE - 3999 BCE

mummification begins in Egypt

3600 BCE - 3599 BCE

Invention of first writing system

3000 BCE - 2999 BCE

Cuneiform-pictogram language

Egyptian government ruled by a Pharoah

2700 BCE - 2699 BCE

First set of written laws

1792 BCE - 1791 BCE

Code of Hammurabi

World Religions

Abraham founds Judaism

1800 BCE - 1799 BCE

Hinduism found in India

1700 BCE - 1699 BCE

Bhagavad Gita written

Temple Mount built

957 BCE - 956 BCE

modern site of western wall

Sidhartha Gautama 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

Mohammad [founder of Islam] born in Mecca

570 CE - 571 CE

Mohammed dies in Jerusalem at the Dome of Rock site

632 CE - 633 CE

Greece/Rome

Civilization develops in Ancient Greece

1600 BCE - 1599 BCE

Homer writes the Illiad 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 and balances

509 BCE - 508 BCE

Democracy invented in Athens

508 BCE - 507 BCE

Socrates born; invents Socratic Method

469 BCE - 468 BCE

Trial of Socrates; Socrates dies

399 BCE - 398 BCE

Augustus is the first emperor of the Roman Empire; Pax Romana

44 BCE - 43 BCE

Julius Caesar is murdered-Roman Republic ends

44 BCE - 43 BCE

Roman Empire at its largest

117 CE - 118 CE

Aristotle born; Studies with Plato

384 CE - 385 CE

Fall of 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 - 1200 CE

Magna Carta limits the power of British monarch

1215 CE - Present Day

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

Kingdom of Mali becomes 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. Renaissance begins

1439 CE - 1440 CE

Drawing technique of perspective invented

1470 CE - 1471 CE

Leonardo Davinci dissects cadavers to gain understanding of the human body

1489 CE - 1519 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

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 discover the heart pumps blood around the body

1628 CE - 1629 CE

Isaac Newton discovers Gravity

1687 CE - 1688 CE

Reformation

MartinLuther pins theses to the door Church Protestant Reformation starts

1517 CE - 1518 CE

the name exceeded the limit Mrs. Monfredo had to paraphrase

King Henry is excommunicated and founds the Anglican Church in England

1531 CE - 1532 CE

John Calvin founds Calvinist Church based on the idea of predestination

1536 CE - 1537 CE

Catholic Church holds Council of Trent and Counterreformation begins

1545 CE - 1563 CE

Age of Exploration

Triangle Trade

Enlightenment

French and American Revolutions

Industrial Revolution

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