Timeline of Civilization

Ancient World

Egypt's Old Kingdom

2575 BC - 2134 BC

Reign of Hammurabi

1792 BC - 1750 BC

Draco's Law Code Created

621 BC

Roman Republic Established

507 BC

Battle of Thermopylae

480 BC

Xerxes' Invasion of Greece

480 BC - 479 BC

Pericles Dominant at Athens

461 BC - 429 BC

First Punic War

265 BC - 241 BC

Atlantic World

Isabel of Spain Dies

1504

Shift from indentured servants to African Slaves in British Colonies

1680

American Revolution

1776 - 1783

Haitian Revolution

1789 - 1804

French Revolution

1789 - 1804

Haiti Declares its Independence

1804

US Outlaws Slavery

1865

Cuba Abolishes Slavery

1886

20th Century Latin America

Brazil Declares Independence from Portugal

1822

Ten Years War

1868 - 1878

Brazil Abolishes Slavery

1888

Brazil Becomes a Republic

1889

Sargent's Revolt

1933

Fidel Castro and 26th of July Return to Cuba

1959

Bay of Pigs

1961

Cuban Missile Crisis

1962