Polynesians originated around Southeast Asia where they later had to migrate possibly due to overpopulation. Most Polynesians migrated to Hawaii or Easter Island. The navigation skills of Polynesians were very advanced, making the journey precise and efficient.
Start of Hinduism
2300 BC - 1500 BC
Hinduism originated from a mixture of Aryan and Dravidian cultures, which emphasizes issues such as karma. It began around modern day India and Pakistan, especially near the Indus Valley,
Start of Confucianism
551 BC - 479 BC
The philosopher, Confucius, was the base for Confucian ideology, which promoted moral ethics surrounding social relationships. The religion became extremely popular during the Han dynasty, where it was incorporated within politics.
Han Dynasty and the building of the Great Wall of China
206 BC - 220 AD
The Han dynasty was an extremely militarily advanced dynasty that conquered much land. It was labeled as the golden age of china because of the immense prosperity and peace. The Great Wall of China was built to protect the Chinese from the Xiongnu (early Mongols).
Start of Buddhism
6 BC - 3 BC
Buddhism was started by Siddhartha Gautama after he saw the suffering that living things face. After careful philosophical reflection, he determined that desire and suffering were intertwined and lived life without desire. Ashoka the Great popularized Buddhism by making it the state religion of India.
753 BC - 476 AD
The beginning of rome was not officially recorded but was writted as amyth of two brothers who took a section of land
Alexander the Great and his empire
356 BC - 323 BC
Alexander the Great was a Greek king who defeated the Persians in a difficult battle. He was the disciple of Aristotle and united much of Eurasia by promoting Hellenism. Hellenism was a conglomeration of Greek, Roman and Persian thought. Alexandria was the Hellenist hub and there was a famous library there that held books from many Hellenist scholars
10200 BCE - 2000 BCE
The Neolithic Revolution was the beginning of humans adopting the agricultural practice of farming. Human civilization became permanent because of the decreased need to hunt livestock and live nomadically, and the surplus of food that farming brought. Farming technology, such as plows and seeds, were all important developments during this time.