WORLD CIV FINAL TIMELINE

China

Confucius’ lifetime 500 BC

500 bc

Ming Dynasty 1368-1644

1368 - 1644

Zheng He's voyages 1405-1433

1405 - 1433

Qing Dynasty 1644-1911

1644 - 1911

Japan

Warring States Period 1467-1573

1467 - 1573

Portuguese first arrive in Japan 1543

1543

Tokugawa Shogunate 1600-1868

1600 - 1868

Islamic Empires

Hijrah 622

622

Mehmet the Conqueror conquers Constantinople 1453

1453

Start of Safavid Empire under Ismail 1501

1501

Golden Age of Ottoman Emp.- Reign of Suleyman the Magnificent 1520 - 1566

1520 - 1566

Akbar’s reign 1556 - 1605

1556 - 1605

Aurangzeb’s reign 1658 - 1707

1658 - 1707

Europe

Middle Ages 500 C.E. - 1400 C.E.

500 C.E. - 1400 C.E.

Reconquista

750 CE - 1492 CE

Portuguese Exploration 1400’s

1400 - 1500

Columbus’s first voyage 1492

1492

Vasco da Gama reaches India 1498

1498

Luther posts 95 theses/start of Protestant Reformation: 1517

1517

Cortes’ conquest of the Aztecs 1519-1521

1519 - 1521

Newton makes laws of motion/theory of gravity (Principia Mathematica): 1687

1687

Glorious Revolution 1688

1688

William & Mary start rule in England) /John Locke’s political writings.

Start of French Revolution: 1789

1789

Haitian Revolution begins: 1791

1791

Napoleon rules 1799 - 1815

1799 - 1815