8000 BCE-600 BCE (B-Day)

Timeline created by APWHMurray
In History
Event Date: Event Title: Event Description:
May 8th, 0600
Central Africa A widespread of species across Central Africa, such as homo sapians, band together with others to form nomadic groups.
May 8th, 0750
East africa - Bantu People The Bantu-speaking people migrated from Western Africa to all throughout the rest of Africa (including Eastern Africa) due to war and famine in West Africa. They settled in Ethiopia and the Kush territories.
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Jan 1st, 0800
Latin America The Chavin make significant developments in art, ceremics, and weavings.
-Miranda Hale
May 7th, 0800
Migration (South Africa) In 8000 BCE there was evidence of the first inhabitants of South Africa, the Bantu people migrated to the region.
May 8th, 0800
Olmec Beliefs Many Olmec cities were built in alignment with the stars. This demonstrates their strong beliefs in astronomical events.
Roni Storjohann
May 8th, 0900
La Venta La Venta became the most important and visited cultural centers for the Olmecs.
Roni Storjohann
May 8th, 0900
East africa - Madagascar BCE: Madagascar had a direct link to the Silk Road and actually supplied a lot of the silk roads rare silk to make a lot of money.
May 5th, 1000
Central Asian Calvery 1000 BC The
nomadic fighters of the steppes, nimble on horseback and shooting arrows as they go, pioneer the techniques of cavalry warfare.
Culture, Enviroment, States
Kevin Knoer
May 5th, 1000
Latin America 10,000 A second group of people are believed to cross the Bering Straight and travel all the way to Chile in South America.- allison coe
May 6th, 1000
Harappa City 2600-1900 BCE a central city in the Indus Valley. This city had high thick walls of brick, streets, drainpipes and a citadel in the center of the city. Urban centers like Harappa controlled surrounding farmlands.
May 6th, 1000
Indus Valley Civilization 8000-1900 BCE The Indus Valley civilization developed (like Mesopotamia and Egypt) by a great river. Indus Valley surrounded an area known as Punjab, which, when translated, means five waters. The close proximity provided a good place for settled faming and agricultural surplus. It is believed that natural disasters led to the abandonment of the Indus Valley and migration to another region. (8000-1900 BCE)
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May 7th, 1000
stone tools-oceania-helena 1000 B.C. Australia begins to use the more wide-spread stone tool kit. Cemetaries are built and tribal wars are common while each group looks for secure food resources.
May 7th, 1000
Jerusalem is Capital of Israel King David captured Jerusalem, making it his capital.
May 8th, 1000
Central Africa Bantu immigrants migrated to Central Africa.
May 8th, 1000
Silk Road Silk Road trade route begins.
May 8th, 1000
Rise of Caste System in India (SE Asia) The caste system was introduced in India, where classes were determined solely on hereditary placement. Emily Lane
May 8th, 1000
Olmec Advancements The Olmecs developed technologies to exploit minerals such as quartz and jade. Many art styles were than influenced due to the vast amount of jade available.
Roni Storjohann
May 7th, 1020
Saul is First King of Israel Samuel (religious leader) saw the need for a stronger central authority to lead israelites against the Philistine's; so he made Saul king.
May 8th, 1200
Olmecs Olmecs were the first true civilisation of South America and were the ancestors of the later cultures.
Roni Storjohann
May 8th, 1200
Russia (1200 BCE) Th Cimmerians settle in the Ukraine
May 6th, 1300
Indus Valley Trade seal stones from the Indus Valley were discovered in the Tigris-Euphrates valley indicating that people from the Indus Valley may have participated in long-distance trade. They were skilled in using a potter’s wheel, working with metals and irrigation
Persian bow
May 5th, 1500
Central Asian Conflict 1500BCE, composite bow is used by soldiers fighting in chariots
Kevin Knoer
May 6th, 1500
The Vedic Age 1500 BCE-500 CE Named the Vedic Age because of the impact of the Vedas religious texts in Indian civilization. The Varna Caste system was developed at this time. There were four original classes: priests and scholars, warriors and officials, merchants and landowners, and lastly peasants and laborers. Later the lowest group, known as the untouchables emerged.
May 6th, 1500
Karma, Reincarnation and Brahmins Brahmins were priests of the Vedic religion whom taught the belief in reincarnation and karma. This solidified the authority of the varna-caste system because the message of karma was that you are where you are suppose to be.
May 8th, 1500
Vedas Written (SE Asia) The Vedas were written and followed as a religious practice in Southeast Asia. Emily Lane
May 7th, 1532
Beginning of New Kingdom First thoughts on monotheism emerge.
Incas1 Latin America 17,000 Early ceramics and fertility statues are in Valdivia on the northern coast of South America.-allison coe
Hammura1 Middle East: Social Structures: Development and Transformation The Law Code of Hammurabi, a Babylonian law code, reflects social divisions. It identifies three classes- 1) free land-owning class (royals, high-ranking officers, etc.) 2) dependent farmers and artisans 3) slaves employed for domestic service. The lower orders received the most severe punishments. Slaves were made out of POW.
Jennah Davison
Cash crop corn gregory allen page%5b1%5d North America Weapons and tools were made from wood and stone, pottery was made and traded with Latin American societies and in return got and learned how to plant crops such as maize, beans, ect. from Mesoamerican societies Mitchel Dierickx
250px mesaverde cliffpalace 20030914.752%5b1%5d North America Multiple tribes emerged in the southwestern region including the Anasazi. They began to build taller structures which began to grow popular among newer societies Mitchel Dierickx
1797547716 1a189f264a latin america 2000 The loss of big game makes it hard to find food. So the inhabitants switch to looking for small game in order to survive: like fish and small mammals.-allison coe
Map of the caribbean   lesser antilles 2000 BCE Caribbean [AM] Earliest evidence of people in the Lesser Antilles found in Antigua.
Network Middle East: Environment: humans and their environment In Mesopotamia, new land was opened to agriculture by building and maintaining irrigation networks: canals brought water from river to field, drainage ditches carried water back to river, partial dams raised water level of river, and dikes protected against floods.
Jennah Davison
North%20africa North Africa 8000 BCE-600 BCE continued States: Tribes in Libya seek to expand their territory and attack Egypt, and succeed.
Economic Systems: Carthage, in Tunisia becomes a major trading post in North Africa around 700 BCE.
Social Structures: The Taureg tribe sticks to a strict hereditary classes.
Yam West Africa- 8000bce-600bce Many tribes began to cultivating yams and black eyed peas.
North%20africa North Africa 8000 BCE-600 BCE Environment: Due to the desertification of the Sahara, around 3000 BC, many of the pastoral tribes in North Africa leave this area to go to the Egypt area, but some tribes, like the Tauregs adapted to their environment.
Cultures: The Taureg tribe develops an alphabet and starts to wear jewelry, while Kabyles around Algeria start to make pottery, all of these define their cultures and prove how developed North Africa was getting in this time period.
Paint West Africa- 8000 bce Oral records and wall paintings were the main way of communication.
Homo sapiens East Africa - Home to all humans? Many scientists believe that humans evolved from East Africa
Mcresmap.jpg Middle East: States: Building, Expansion, Conflict Conquest gave some Mesopotamian city-states access to vital resources. Trade offered an alternative and long-distance commerce flourished.
Jennah Davison
Timeline Central Africa Forest people first arrived in Cenral Africa, which was led by an expedition that explored Southern Egypt.
Hunter gatherers%5b1%5d North America Hunter-gatherer civilizations began to adapt to climate changes and stocked up on fish and plants Mitchel Dierickx
Llama Latin America The llama and alpaca are domesticated in Latin America.
-Miranda Hale
Silkworm Silk Silk Manufacture Begins
Economic Structure
Kevin Knoer
X8aud00z Central Asian Tribesmen Central Asian tribesmen tame, breed and ride horses. 3000BCE
Kevin Knoer
Farm West Africa- 3000BCE At this time there was some migration from Guineas Sahel farmers. This was because they needed new land and better land to cultivate.
Pic3 Indus Valley Civilization (SE Asia) The Indus Valley Civilization was one of the earliest urban civilizations and spread over 1,260,000 km², making it also the largest ancient civilization. Emily Lane
256px mississippi watershed map 1%5b1%5d North America As early as 3500 BCE, natives began to make mound complexes around the Mississippi River Valley for leaders burials, temples, and village areas Mitchel Dierickx
Geo ocea settment-helena By 3500 B.C. only the areas of Australia, New Guinea and the Solomon islands are settled.
1120537332 pv Central Asia Smelting Copper is extracted by smelting
Cultures, Economic Structure
Kevin Knoer
Cattle West Africa- 4000 BCE Cattle farming was introduced to West African tribes
Fowey f67 053 2 Middle East: Economic Systems: Development and Transformation Evidence of seagoing vessels that carried wood, metals, stone from foreign lands were exchanged with wool. cloth, barley, and vegetable oil. This trade helped boom the economy of Mesopotamia and other nearby countries such as Lebannon, Syria, Egypt, and Anatolia.
Jennah Davison
325px ancient ziggurat at ali air base iraq 2005 Middle East: Cultures: Development and Interaction Ziggurats, a multistory, mud-brick, pyramid-shaped tower was built, yet scholars still wonder its function and symbolic meaning.
Jennah Davison
1 crop rows New agriculture develoments in Asia New plants were being used such as yams, peas, and early forms of rice were grown, and pigs, oxen, and chickens were kept.
Fresh taro dasheen %5b1%5d Oceania-helena Due to a warmer climate with more wild crops and animals available, Oceania retained hunting and gathering until after 5000 B.C.The agriculture in this area was based on taro, yams and bananas.
Timeline landmarks Central Africa Fossils, rocks, and ancient skeletal remains have been uncovered in the Rift Valley and the surrounding area.
Pic2 Mangoes Cultivate (SE Asia) The Mangoes begin to cultivate the land in the Southeast Asia region. Emily Lane
Timeline Migrating Central Africa People emerged to the rivers such as the Nile, Niger, and Congo.
C0015609 latin american maize varieties spl Latin America- Agriculture Native populations in Latin America begin to use agricultural techniques, specifically the production of maize.

-Miranda Hale
Lascaux latin america During this time, the people of Latin America started agriculture. This was mostly maize.-allison coe
Europe%20map The Agricultural Revolution Europe - Abigail Between 6500 and 3500 BCE, the Agricultural Revolution eventually spread to all parts of Europe.
Timeline Cave Paintings Central Africa Cave rocks paintings became known, and that was a way for communication to one another.
Pic1 Hunting and Gathering (SE Asia) Hunter-gatherers in Southeast Asia began growing crops to supplement their food supply. Emily Lane
Timeline Caribbean 8000 BCE-600 BCE: No records of human inhabitance of the Islands has been found during this time period.
Timeline East Africa Many scientists believe that humans evolved from East Africa
Cave%20paintings Cave Paintings Europe - Abigail Cave paintings, like these in Lascaux, France, were mostly drawn before 8000 BCE, but some date to the Neolithic Period. They were a form of communication and expression before writing was developed.
Ox%20drawn%20plow Ox-drawn Plows Europe - Abigail Long before John Deere, the people of Central Europe tilled the heavy, rich soil with ox-drawn plows and carts.
Stonehenge Megaliths Europe - Abigail Megaliths, or "big stones", such as Stonehenge in England, were prevalent in this period and often served some religious purpose.
Danube%20valley Shifting Cultivation Europe - Abigail Also known as "swidden agriculture", which was a type of crop rotaion practice in which some fields were kept fallow and new ones were cleared.
Fossil East Africa - Palentology Paleontologuists have found many fossils linking homo sapiens to have evolved from East Africa.
Timespan Dates: Timespan Title: Timespan Description:

May 7th, 0629
Neo-Babylonian Kingdom Babylon was dreastically transformed by a cultural renaisasance. It was enlarged, rebuilt, and new technology and knowledge was introduced.
May 7th, 0800

May 7th, 1400
Creating Civilization (South Africa) The Bantu people settle along the Limpopo River Area the native language is Nguni
May 7th, 0920

May 7th, 0960
Solomon's Rule Solomon strengthened trade, brought wealth, and built the first temple in Jerusalem which now brought a more defined social hierarchy.
May 7th, 1400

May 7th, 1500
Rock Painting (South Africa) rock paintings have been found revealing ancient ancestors in the times of 1400-1500 BCE