Several distinct, unique cultures emerged throughout Africa.
Emergence of Nubian civilization
3,500 B.C.E. - 1,504 A.D.
A civilization along the Nile River.
Beginning of Bantu migrations
Movement of Bantu peoples from their homeland outward into the other regions of Africa.
Kush conquest of Egypt
The powerful Kush empire in Africa conquered and took over Egypt.
Human entry into Europe
From Africa, peoples migrated into Europe.
Era of Greek city-states
800 B.C.E. - 336 B.C.E.
A time period in Greece where the land was divided up into separate city-states, with its individual rulers and leaders.
Reign of Alexander the Great
336 B.C.E. - 323 B.C.E.
Considered one of history's most successful leaders, Alexander the Great stretched his empire (Greek) over many regions as he interacted and conquered many peoples, from the Ionian Sea to the Himalayas.
New monarchies in Western Europe
1000 - 1200
The monarchy form of government emerges in Europe, focusing on the king and queen rule over the people.
1346 - 1350
The horrific spread of the Black Death plague impacted society completely as many people lost their lives, employment was lost, and families struggled to survive.
Human Entry into the Americas
28,000 B.C.E. - 13,000 B.C.E.
Humans migrated from the Eastern Hemisphere into the Americas.
Flourishing of Clovis culture
10,000 B.C.E. - 9,000 B.C.E.
A culture flourishing on its development and usage of stone tools.
Beginning of the Great Depression
When the stock market crashed in the United States, the country as a whole began to decline socially, as the majority of the families struggled to survive and manage their finances properly.
War with Iraq begins
Following the attacks on the World Trade Center in 2001, the United States declared war on Iraq.
Civil war in Japan
1467 - 1568
Society in Japan contained many ideas and opinions, leading to clashes and conflicts among Japanese citizens.
Founding of Chinese Communist Party
Championing communism, this political party rose and grew in China, as the nation began to emerge as one of the few communist countries in the world.
Followed by the Tang Dynasty, the Sui imperial rule played a huge role in China's golden age. Mainly, this dynasty was responsible for the reduction of the rich-poor social gap and the increase of agricultural production in China.