A Cursory Glance at Historic Occurences

For AP World History, criteria is 10 events, 5 relating to overarching themes. This is related to several different time periodizations. Before the Common Era - 650 CE, 650-1450, 1450-1750, 1750-1900, and 1900 to the present.

Theme 1: Interaction Between Humans and the Environment

1760 - 1840
January 1, 1932 - December 1, 1936

Theme 2: Development and Interactions of Cultures

1650 - 1775
November 7, 1917 - Present

Theme 3: State-Building, Expansion, and Conflict

July 19 1870 - May 10 1871
June 26, 1945 - Present

Theme 4: Creation, Expansion, and Interaction of Economic Systems

1789 - 1960
October 29, 1929 - January 1, 1935

Theme 5: Development and Transformation of Social Structures

July 14, 1789 - November 9, 1799
January 1, 1955 - July 2, 1964

Other Key Historic Events

April 19, 1775 - September 3, 1783
1791 - Present
1794 - 1981
1839 - 1860
1881 - 1914
July 17 1902 - Present
July 28, 1914 - November 11, 1918
1928 - Present
September 1, 1939 - September 2, 1945
October 4, 1957 - July 20, 1969