AP World History Final Semester 2

Period 1

End of Last Ice Age

14000 BCE - 8000 BCE

Agricultural Beginnings in Africa

13000 BCE - 11000 BCE

Harvesting wild grains

Fertile Crescent

9000 BCE - 7000 BCE

First major agricultural breakthrough

Mesopotamian Civilization

3500 BCE

Unification of Egypt

3100 BCE

Norte Chico Civilization

3000 BCE - 1800 BCE

Andes

Indus Valley and Chinese Civilization

2000 BCE

Bantu Migrations Start

2000 BCE

Movement east and south down Africa, wiped out Paleolithic societies on the way

Olmec Civilization

1000 BCE

The Americas

Period 2

Upanishads

800 BCE - 400 BCE

Greek City States

800 BCE - 336 BCE

Laozi

600 BCE - 500 BCE

Buddha

563 BCE - 483 BCE

South Asia/India

Confucius

551 BCE - 483 BCE

Roman Republic

509 BCE

Fragmentation in China

500 BCE - 221 BCE

Warring States

Mauryan Dynasty

321 BCE - 185 BCE

India

Qin Dynasty

221 BCE - 206 BCE

Han Dynasty

206 BCE - 220 CE

Roman Empire

200 BCE - 200 CE

Jesus

4 BCE - 30 CE

Yellow Turban Rebellion

184 CE

Spread of Buddhism

200 CE

Gupta Dynasty

320 CE - 550 CE

India

Collapse of WESTERN Roman Empire

476 CE

Sui Dynasty

586 CE - 618 CE

Reunites China