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.
Secondary Products Revolution
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.
Beginning of ironworking in sub-Saharan Africa
People began ironworking to improve their new life styles and was an easier, new efficient way to make products and goods for the economy.
Rise of Axum
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.
Columbian Exchange- Africa
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 in Portuguese
Voyages are beginning to set their voyages to West Africa in Portuguese.
Copernicus heliocentric view
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.
Breakthrough in Agriculture
Agriculture is beginning to be very successful in the Middle East.
Plow and Hoe
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.
First Agricultural Breakthrough
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.
Domestication of Horses
In Ukraine/ Southern Russia, they started to domesticate horses to help with the production of food and technology.
Ironworking in Anatolia
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
Taj Majal built
A very important building is built in Asia, the Taj Majal
First Written Language
The Norte Chico civilization created the first written language.
Cultivation of Food
In Mesoamerica, they cultivated maize, squash, and beans and in the Andes, they cultivated potatoes, quinoa and manioc.