Started over 2.3 million years ago. The age of Woolly Mammoths and when humans are thought to migrate to the Americas, over the bering straight.
10000 bc - 3500 bc
The use of stone tools is prevalent during this time period, hence the name "stone age." Splits into the Paleolithic and Neolithic ages. In the Neolithic Age animals are tamed.
3500 bc - 1200 bc
The discovery in mixing Copper and Tin together to make bronze.
First Pharaoh of Egypt. Sumerians create cuneiform.
Accredited with building the Great Pyramid of Giza.
Was notable for abandoning traditional Egyptian Polytheism and trying to make it monotheistic.
1200 bc - 600 bc
The widespread use of Iron weapons and tools marks the shift of the bronze age to the Iron Age.
Beginning of Islamic Calendar
Goes according to the moon at 354 days in a year.
600 bc - 375 ad
The start and height of the Roman empire. Reached it's most widespread control at the reign of Trajan (117AD)
Set Jews Free/Cyrus
The Jews were set free from Babylon under the command of Cyrus.
The time of Gautama Buddha
495 bc - 484 bc
All people were born good, Work hard and have a strong family.
Great Wall of China
Builds the Great wall of China but tries to get rid of all philosophical books.
400 ad - 1453 ad
400 ad - 800 ad
TIme of the Germanic tribes that came from North of Italy, i.e. the Goths, Saxons, and Angles. They were pushed toward the Roman Empire due to the invasion of the Huns.
Atilla the Hun
444 - 453
A declaration of rights for the people that no King can/should discard
1400 ad - 1600 ad
Re birth, start in Florence.
Leonardo Da Vinci
1452 ad - 1519 ad
Was the greatest thinker in this time period. He was the first to experiment he even built a winged machine.
1453 ad - 1789 ad
Independence, Intellect, skill and Knowledge.
1517 AD - 1600 AD
Luther sparks the reformation age
Scientific Revolution/ Enlightenment
1550 ad - 1800 ad
Tolerance, Reason, & Humanity.
30 years war
1618 ad - 1648 ad
Terrible war of pillage and mercenaries. Catholic vs Protestant, with the exception of France.
Tsar Peter the Great
1682 ad - 1725 ad
Built St. Petersburg in 1703 with the knowledge he had gained from working in a ship yard in holland.
King Charles XII
1697 - 1718
1707 he invaded Russia and defeated them at Poltava. Charles conquered a lot of Europe until he realized Sweden was going to elect a new King. He road back to stop this. He died in 1718 from a gunshot in a war against Norway.
1715 - 1800
Declaration of Independence
American Civil War
1861 - 1865
World War 1
1914 - 1918
This was a war of Germany and Austria (central powers) against the rest of the world (the entente). This was the first of it's kind with trenches, mustard gas, and airplane fights.
World War II
1939 - 1945
The war of Germany and Japan vs the world
The First Olympiad, used to keep time. The Olympics happened every 4 years.
The famous marathon run, in which the Militiades sent a messenger to warn athens of the threat of the Persian fleet.
Pericles & Acropolis
Pericles is noted to have generated most of the structures in Acropolis i.e. the Parthenon.
Athens vs Sparta destroy each other for the MAcedonians to come in and take over.
384 bc - 322 bc
One of the First greatest thinkers who gathered knowledge in a wide variety of fields, was also Alexander the Great's mentor.
Takes over Greece and begins to set up for invasion of Persia. Macedonian king.
Alexander the Great reign
336 bc - 323 bc
Alexander dies in Babylon in 323 bc.
Romulus founds Rome
49 bc - 44 bc
31 bc - 13 ad
Was the Ruler when Jesus was born
54 ad - 68 ad
Nero became the 5th emperor of the Roman Empire. After the great fire of Rome he persecuted the Christians.
98 ad - 117 ad
Trajan made Rome beautiful with squares, shops, and monuments.
306 ad - 337 ad
Emperor known to decree that Christians be no longer persecuted. 313 freedom of Christians.
2 States of Empire
The Roman Empire was divided into two states, East: Greek, West: Latin.
527 ad - 565 ad
Made the Pandects of Justinian.
Holy Roman Empire
Otto the Great
Becomes the Holy Roman Emperor
980 ad - 1100 ad
This was a conflict between many popes and many Emperors. The conflict was that the church believe they should be the only ones to control religious appointments.
1155 ad - 1190 ad
Barbarossa or Frederik I wanted to get money so he tried to get the Italian citizens to pay tax to no avail. He drowned in a river on a crusade with Richard the Lion-heart, and King Philip
1220 ad - 1250 ad
This was a Holy Roman Emperor who sat down with the Sultan who occupied Jerusalem and was granted visitation rights for people to visit.
Ignatius of Loyola
1491 ad - 1556 ad
Created the Society of Jesus aka Jesuits. Jesuits were very educated, calm, and understanding.
Luther sheds light on the ridiculousness of the selling of indulgences.
Battle of Vienna
20,000 men held the city from the turks until polish King Jan Sobieski saved them and drove the Turks back to where they came from.
Charles Martel, Frank leader, beats the Arabs from conquering more of Europe.
Babylonian Captivity of Popes
1305 ad - 1376 ad
The French Kings were the most powerful and help the Popes in Avignon for easier access to them when they needed them.
Hundred Years War
1337 ad - 1453 ad
This was between France and England which ultimately resulted in the same boundaries in Europe.
The French Queen invited all the huguenots to a wedding where she promptly had them murdered.
1643 ad - 1715 ad
The longest reigning king at 72 years. He built Versailles and was truly a good king. Although he taxed the peasants heavily.
King Louis XVI meeting
King Louis XVI meets with the nobles, clergy & bourgeoisie in order to deal with the economic crisis.
1790 - 1794
Robespierre was one of the leaders in the revolution who spoke out and beheaded any who didn't agree.
Beheading of Marie and Louis XVI
They were beheaded to mark the start of the "reign of Terror."
The french directorate forms in which 5 people are elected to run the country
1804 - 1814
1804 Napoleon declars himself emperor of France. Then he proceeds to take over Europe and sets his relatives in power all over his empire. He also established the Napoleonic code in 1804.
1273 ad - 1282 ad
Was elected King of the Germans. Went to war and captured King Otakar's bohemia. This land was given to his sons to set up one of the most noble families in Europe; The Hapsburg's.
Defenestration of Prague
This action of throwing out a window started the 30 years war.
Empire of Germany
Bismarck Unified Germany under one empire with many steps. Bismarck became Chancellor and Prime Minister. HE created organizations because of the terrible working conditions.
Hammurabi; Babylonian King
Created strict "code of Hammurabi."
Moses Leaves Egypt
Moses leaves Egypt to go to Jerusalem.
Sent the Jews into exile to Babylon.
570 ad - 632 ad
The Prophet of Islam
Columbus sets off to discover a way to the West Indies.
King Philip II
1554 - 1598
Acquired from the resignation of Charles V
Battle of Hastings
The battle of Hastings was when French William the Conquerer defeated the English King.
King Henry VIII
1509 ad - 1547 ad
King Henry the VIII asked Pope for a divorce and he was denied. HE then created the Church of England in 1533 ad.