World History

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Ausralopithenics flourish in Africa

3,000,000 B.C.

Australopithecines make simpler stone tools

3,000,000 B.C.

Paleolithic Age Begins

2,500,000 B.C.

Homo erectus appears

1,500,000 B.C.

Homo erects uses larger, more varied tools

1,500,000 B.C.

Homo sapiens species emerges

250,000 B.C.

Species Homo sapiens emerges

250,000 B.C.

Neanderthals live in Germany

100,000 B.C.

Homo sapien sapiens and Neanderthals appear

100,000 B.C.

Neanderthals are extinct

30,000 B.C.

Neolithic Age begins

8000 B.C

Systematic argiculture develops

8000 B.C.

Cuneiform writing invented

3000 B.C.

Sumerian cities emerge in southern Mesopatamia

3000 B.C.

Sumerians establish independent cties

3000 B.C.

Old Kingdom begins

2700 B.C.

Great Pyramid of King Khufu finnised

2540 B.C.

Akkadians set up the first empire

2340 B.C.

Hammurabi comes to power

1792 B.C.

Hammurabi comes to power

1792 B.C.

Middle Kingdom ends

1652 B.C

New Kingdom begins

1567 B.C.

Bronze Age ends

1200 B.C.

Solomon becomes King of Israel

970 B.C.

Babylonia falls

539 B.C.

Darius begins to expand Persian Empire

521 B.C.