World History Timeline

Civilizations

Neolithic Age

4000 B.C.E. - 3000 B.C.E.
  1. Farming and domestication spreads
  2. The biggest achievement was systematic agriculture

Ancient India

3000 B.C.E.
  1. Most believe in Hinduism which has its origins in beliefs from the Aryans
  2. India was apart of the silk road which went from Greece to China

Ancient Greece

2000 B.C.E. - 30 B.C.E.

1.Pericles is leader during Greece's golden age
2. Alexander the Great's rein begins in 336 B.C.E.

Ancient Rome

2000 B.C.E. - 1453 A.D.
  1. Had golden age under leader Agustus
  2. Vespasian built the Colosseum

Ancient China

1700 B.C.E.
  1. Built and improved the Great Wall over hundreds of years
  2. Included the Qin and then the Han dynasty

Persian Empire

550 B.C.E - 336 B.C.E.
  1. Darius was king
  2. Fought the Battle of Marathon against the Greeks

Dark Ages

400 A.D. - 1000 A.D.

1.Charlemagne was one of the only successful kings
2. Many people died from warfare and disease

Islam

632 A.D. - 750 A.D.
  1. Muslim religion introduced from teachings of Muhammad
  2. Muslims followed the "Five pillars of Islam"

Vikings

700 A.D.
  1. Northmen came from Scandinavia
  2. Raided all lands connected to bodies of water for treasures

Crusades

1096 A.D. - 1300 A.D.
  1. Pope Urban 2 got Catholics to fight together against the Muslim Turks
  2. Much of the land gained by the Chatholics the Turks got back