Liz Sanchez Period: 2
Wild Grain is being harvested in the eastern part of Africa.
Hunters and gatherers began to cattle herd because of the climatic changes with in the environment and had to rely on a different way of producing food.
In Africa, they learned to milk their animals, to harvest their wool, and to enrich the soil with their manure. They also learned to ride horses and camels and to hitch various animals to plows and carts.
People began ironworking to improve their new life styles and was an easier, new efficient way to make products and goods for the economy.
Unlike most of Africa, Axum used a plow-based farming system in their economy and used the new techniques of the hoe or digging stick.
In the Columbian Exchange, the Africans sent
Lascaux paintings are becoming important in Southern France
Columbus and Polo, significant sailors, start their journies on Maritime Expeditions.
The renaissance begin to flourish and bring back old ideas.
Voyages are beginning to set their voyages to West Africa in Portuguese.
Copernicus publishes heliocentric view of the universe
During the European Enlightenment, geniuses for example Jean-Jacques Rousseau, who thought of the idea that self-reliance and nature was better than what children learned in books. It brought back a new religion and focused on a new idea:progress.
Agriculture is beginning to be very successful in the Middle East.
The plow and hoe and very useful and succesful for the Middle Eastwhen farming.
The Suez Canal opens up for easier way to trade and travel.
In Southwest Asia, or at this time the Fertile Crescent, the first agricultural breakthrough happened. A rich array of good domesticating plants and animals appeared and agriculture was starting to become the new way of life.
In Ukraine/ Southern Russia, they started to domesticate horses to help with the production of food and technology.
The people started to iron work in Anatolia to make their lives easier and make work easier to produce necessities needed in society.
Gunpowder invented in China
A very important building is built in Asia, the Taj Majal
The Norte Chico civilization created the first written language.
In Mesoamerica, they cultivated maize, squash, and beans and in the Andes, they cultivated potatoes, quinoa and manioc.
The city of Jamestown in Virginia was found and many pioneers start their new lives in America here.
Beginning of railroad building in Cuba, Chile, and Brazil