Cahokia in World History

History in the Eastern Hemisphere

Ancient Civilizations

40000 B.C.E. - 500 B.C.E.

River Valley Civilizations
-Mesopotamia
-Nile River
-Indus River
-Yangtze & Huang He Rivers

Migration & Empires

3500 B.C.E. - 200 B.C.E.

Migration
-Indo-Europeans
-Hinduism and Buddhism
-Judaism

Empires
-Egypt
-Assyria
-Persia
-China

Greece

2000 B.C.E. - 300 B.C.E.

Greek Culture
-City-States
-Democracy
-Empire Building

Ancient Rome & Early Christianity

500 B.C.E. - 500

Western Civilization
-Republic
-Expansion
-Christianity

India & Chinese Empires

300 B.C.E. - 550

Trade Networks
-Spread culture and religion

Middle Ages & Western Europe

500 - 1500

Spread of Islam

550 - 1250

Mediterranean Domination

The New World

1492 - 2013

Exploration
-Trade
-Disease

The Americas

A Separate World

40000 B.C.E. - 700

-Migration
-Hunting & Gathering
-Agriculture
-Settlements

Mississippian Culture & Cahokia

700 - 1300

-Settlement
-Maize
-Mounds
-Trade
-Decline

Monk's Mound

850 - 1150

Building Monk's Mound

Colonization

1492 - 1776

-Scientific Revolution
-Slavery
-European Expansion

The United States

1776 - 2013

-Industrial Revolution
-Expansion
-Slavery
-Civil War
-World War I
-Great Depression
-World War II
-Cold War
-Globalization

My Birthday

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