Sumerians invented government. Their form of government was monarchy and democracy. It is monarchy because there were kings involved and democracy because the leaders were elected.
Sargon of Akkad formed Empire
2334 BC - 2279 BC
Sargon the Great rose to power, and established his own city named Akkad. He fought and eventually conquered the ciry of Uruk. He then went on the conquer all of the Sumerian city-states and united northern and southern Mesopotamia under a single ruler. This was the rise of the first empire.
It is one of the oldest writings of significance in the world that has been seen as an early example of a fundamental law regulating a government. It set up the structure of laws for the government.
Roman Republic formed
509 bce - 27 bce
The Romans established a republic government in which citizens elected representatives to rule on their behalf.
Athens formed direct democracy
507 BC - 324 BC
Athens is one of the first known democracies, it had a direct democracy in which people vote on policy initatives as opposed to a representative democracy in which people vote for representatives who then vote on policy initiatives.
Roman Empire Formed
265 BC - 241 BC
The Roman Empire marks the period when government control in Rome went from a Republican form of government to ruled by an emperor.
Feudalism began in Europe
Period dominated by lords who possess financial or social power and a high standing acheived through success or influence or wealth. This form of government in modern terms would be a monarchy because there are kings.
Rise of absolute monarchies
1500 - 1800
Monarchy governments are Kings that want absolute control over their country's economies so they can free themselves of limitations.
English Civil War
1642 - 1649
England was a monarchy when the war broke out. Once the war ended, Charles the first was exicuted, and his son Charles the second, was exiled.
Glorious Revolution in England
1688 - 1689
The overthrow of Kind James the 2nd of England. The Revolution permanently ended any chance of Catholicism becoming re-established in England.
1775 - 1783
Break of the British Empire to become the United States of America led by George Washington.