Christen Adams World History Timeline

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Early Humans and Neolithic Revolution

Humans first domesticate animals

10000 BCE - 999 BCE

Neolithic Revolution begins;Humans first invent agriculture

8000 BCE - 7999 BCE

Wheel Invented

500 BCE - 499 BCE

British Parliament passes the stamp act

1765

Englishmen Burke and Paine disagree about the French Revolution

1790

First Civilization

Civilization develops in Ancient Mesopotamia between Tigress and Euphrates

4000 BCE

Mummification begins in Egypt

3600 BCE

Invention of the first writing system ( Cuneiform - pictogram language)

3000 BCE

Egyptian government ruled by Pharoah

2700 BCE

First set of written laws ( Cod e of Hammurabi)

1792 BCE

World Religions

Abraham founds Judaism

1800 BCE

Hinduism founded in india ( Bhagavad Gita written)

1700 BCE

Temple Mount built ( modern site of the Wailing Wall)

957 BCE

Sidhartha Guatama founds Buddhism

563 BCE

Jesus born

4 BCE

Jesus crucified on the cross

30 CE

Establishment of Christianity

40 CE

Muhammad (founder of Islam ) born in Mecca

570

Muhammad dies in Jerusalem at the Dome of the Rock site

632

Greece/ Rome

Civilization develops in Ancient Greece

1600 BCE

Homer write Iliad and the Odyssey

890 BCE

City States of Athens and Sparta develop

800 BCE

Ancient Rome founded by Romulus and Remus

753 BCE

Rome develops Republic system of government with checks and balances

509 BCE

Democracy invented in Athens

508 BCE

Socrates born ; invents Socratic Method

469 BCE

Fall of the Roman Empire

410 BCE

Trail of socrates ; Socrates dies

399 BCE

Aristotle born;studies with Plato

384 BCE

Roman Empire at its largest

117 BCE

Julius Caesar is murdered - Roman Republic ends

44 BCE

Augustus is first Emperor of the Roman Empire; Pax Romana

44 BCE

Europe in the Middle Ages

Arabs take control of Jerusalem

638 CE

Feudal system develops in Europe

850 CE

First Crusade

1099 CE

Magna Carta limits the power of British monarch

1215 CE

First Bubonic Plague outbreak

1347

Empires of Ghana and Mali

Complex societies exist in Ghana

1500 BCE

Kingdom of Ghana in Northwest Africa

830 CE - 1235 CE

Beber Empire takes over Ghana by military force

1235 CE

Mansa Musa rules Kingdom of Mali

1280 CE - 1337 CE

Mana Musa takes Hajj to Mecca

1324 CE

Kingdom of Mali become s weakened

1599 CE

Renaissance

Cervantes writes the first Novel Don Quixote in Spain

1310

Dante writes Divine Comedy in Italy

1310

Donatello sculpts David

1430 - 1440

Printing Press invented by Guttenburg.Renaissance begins

1439

Drawing techniques of perspective invented

1470

Leonardo DaVinci dissects cadavers to gain better understanding of human body

1489 - 1519

MIchelangelo sculpts La Pieta

1501

Leonardo Davinci paints Mona Lisa

1503

Raphael paints School of Athens

1510 - 1511

Shakespeare born; writes the play Macbeth in England

1564

Galileo provides evidence for heliocentricity and is put on by the church

1610

William Harvey discovers the heart pumps blood around the body

1628

Isaac Newton discovers gravity

1687

Reformation

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

1517

Protestant Reformation begins

1517

King Henry VII is excommunicated and founds the Anglican Church in England

1531

John Calvin founds Calvinist Church based on idea of Predestination

1536

Catholic Church holds Council of Trent and Counterreformation

1545 - 1563

Age of Exploration

Aztecs domesticate maize (corn)

2500 BCE

Invention of the Astrolable makes sea travel easier

1050 AD

Aztecs invent chocolate

1200

Aztecs city of TENOCHTITLAN FOUNDED

1325

Land route to China from Europe is blocked

1453

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

1453

Constantinople falls to the ottoman Empire

1453

Columbus returns to Island of Espanola with 17 ships

1493

1000 soldiers in search of the 3 Gs; System of ecomienda begins

1493

Indigenous people in the Americans killed with smallpox blankets

1507

Spanish leader Cortes and Aztecs King Montezuma meet

1519 - 1521

Spanish try to convert Aztecs an decimate the Aztec population

1519 - 1521

Triangle Trade

Atlantic slave trade(triangle trade) begins

1600

Atlantic slave trade ends

1807

13 th Amendment passed - slavery outlawed in US

1865

Enlightenment

Age of Enlightenment

1650 - 1804

Thomas Hobbes writes Leviathon

1651

John Locke published the 2nd Treaties on government

1689

Montesquieu write spirit of the laws

1748

Rousseau writes treaties on social contract

1762

Voltaire invents the idea of civil liberties

1763

French and American Revolutions

British government passes Tea Act

1773

Louis XVI rules as absolute monarch of France

1774 - 1789

War breaks out between british and the American Colonists

1775

Declaration of independence written by Thomas Jefferson

1776

American Revolutionary war ends

1783

US constitution written

1787

Storming of the Bastille

1789

French Revolution begins with meeting of the estates General

1789

Declaration of the rights of man and the citizens

1789

Bill of rights added to the US constitution

1789

King Louis XVI executed

1792

France declares itself a republic

1792

Robespierre leads Reign of Terror

1793 - 1794

Writes Napoleonic code

1804

Napoleon comes to power and restores peace

1804

Industrial Revolution

seed drill invented

1701

Enclosure Acts

1750 - 1860

Industrial Revolution begins

1750

Factory system begins

1750

Steam engine invented by Watt

1763

Factory Acts passed in England

1830

Strong , Flexible steel developed

1856

Industrial Revolution ends

1914

Modern Connections

European Imperialism in Africa begins

1880

Scopes Trial

1925

Rwanda gains independence from Belgium imperalist control

1932

Israel Founded

1948

First Israel / palestinian conflict

1948

UN genocide convention in the aftermath of the Holocaust

1948

Soviet Union lauches first satellite (Spuntnick)into space

1957

Space race begins

1957

President Eisenhower maks sputnik speech

1957

Butler Act overturned

1967

US lands first man on the moon

1969

Present- Globalization

1970

Nixon Watergate scandal breaks out

1972

Nixon is fourced to resign

1974

Paul Kagame rises tompower and genocide in Rwanda ends

1994

Hutu power begins genocide of the Tutsis

1994

Romeo Dallaire goes to Rwanda to try to stop the genocide

1994

President Clinton hosts camp David Peace Talks

2000

Rover lands on mars

2004