AP World History- Part 1

Africa

Emergence of Homo Sapiens

250000 BC

Development of distinctive regional cultures

16000 BC - 9000 BC

Harvesting of wild grains in northeastern Africa

13000 bc - 11000 bc

Cattle herding in Sudanic Africa

9000 bc

Emergence of Nubian civilization

3500 BC

Unification of Egypt

3100 BC

Agricultural Breakthrough in Sub-Saharan Africa

3000 BC - 2000 BC

Beiginnings of Bantu Migrations

2000 BC

Hyskos invasion of Egypt

1650 BC

Beginning of ironworking in sub-Saharan Africa

1000 BC

East Asia

Beginning of Chinese Civilization

2000 bc

Eurasia

Human Migration out of Africa into Eurasia

100000 BC

Human entry into Australia

60000 BC

End of last Ice Age

14000 BC - 8000 BC

First agricultural breakthrough (fertile crescent)

9000 bc - 7000 bc

Domestication of horse in Ukraine/southern Russia

4000 BC

Beginning of Mesopotamian civilization

3500 bc

Indo-European Migrations

3000 bc - 1000 bc

Beginnings of Indus Valley civilization

2000 bc

Reign of Hammurabi in Babylonian Empire

1792 BC - 1750 BC

Beginnins of ironworking in Anatolia

1500 bc - 1000 bc

Europe

Human entry into Europe

45000 BC

Lascaux cave paintings in France

15000 BC

The Americas

Human entry into the Americas

30000 BC - 15000 BC

Flourishing of Clovis people

10000 bc - 9000 bc

Extinction of large mammals

9000 bc

Cultivation of potatoes, quinoa, and manioc in the Andes

3000 bc - 2000 bc

Cultivation of maize, squash, and beans in Mesoamerica

3000 bc - 2000 bc

Norte Chico civilization

3000 bc - 1800 bc

Chavin religious cult in Peru

900 bc

Beginnings of the Olmec civilization

1000