8000 BCE-600 BCE (B-Day)

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In History
  • 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

    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.
  • Jan 1st, 0800

    Latin America

    Latin America
    The Chavin make significant developments in art, ceremics, and weavings.
    -Miranda Hale
  • May 7th, 0800

    Migration (South Africa)

    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

    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
    La Venta became the most important and visited cultural centers for the Olmecs.
    Roni Storjohann
  • May 8th, 0900

    East africa - Madagascar

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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)
  • May 7th, 1000

    stone tools-oceania-helena

    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)

    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

    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
    Olmecs were the first true civilisation of South America and were the ancestors of the later cultures.
    Roni Storjohann
  • May 8th, 1200

    Russia

    Russia
    (1200 BCE) Th Cimmerians settle in the Ukraine
  • May 6th, 1300

    Indus Valley Trade

    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
  • May 5th, 1500

    Central Asian Conflict

    Central Asian Conflict
    1500BCE, composite bow is used by soldiers fighting in chariots
    States
    Kevin Knoer
  • May 6th, 1500

    The Vedic Age 1500 BCE-500 CE

    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

    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)

    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.
  • Latin America 17,000

    Latin America 17,000
    Early ceramics and fertility statues are in Valdivia on the northern coast of South America.-allison coe
  • Middle East: Social Structures: Development and Transformation

    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
  • North America

    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
  • North America

    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
  • latin america 2000

    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
  • 2000 BCE Caribbean [AM]

    2000 BCE Caribbean [AM]
    Earliest evidence of people in the Lesser Antilles found in Antigua.
  • Middle East: Environment: humans and their environment

    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 Africa 8000 BCE-600 BCE continued

    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.
  • West Africa- 8000bce-600bce

    West Africa- 8000bce-600bce
    Many tribes began to cultivating yams and black eyed peas.
  • North Africa 8000 BCE-600 BCE

    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.
  • West Africa- 8000 bce

    West Africa- 8000 bce
    Oral records and wall paintings were the main way of communication.
  • East Africa - Home to all humans?

    East Africa - Home to all humans?
    Many scientists believe that humans evolved from East Africa
  • Middle East: States: Building, Expansion, Conflict

    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
  • Central Africa

    Forest people first arrived in Cenral Africa, which was led by an expedition that explored Southern Egypt.
  • North America

    North America
    Hunter-gatherer civilizations began to adapt to climate changes and stocked up on fish and plants Mitchel Dierickx
  • Latin America

    Latin America
    The llama and alpaca are domesticated in Latin America.
    -Miranda Hale
  • Silk

    Silk
    Silk Manufacture Begins
    Economic Structure
    Kevin Knoer
  • Central Asian Tribesmen

    Central Asian Tribesmen
    Central Asian tribesmen tame, breed and ride horses. 3000BCE
    Culture
    Kevin Knoer
  • West Africa- 3000BCE

    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.
  • Indus Valley Civilization (SE Asia)

    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
  • North America

    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
  • settment-helena

    settment-helena
    By 3500 B.C. only the areas of Australia, New Guinea and the Solomon islands are settled.
  • Central Asia Smelting

    Central Asia Smelting
    Copper is extracted by smelting
    Cultures, Economic Structure
    Kevin Knoer
  • West Africa- 4000 BCE

    West Africa- 4000 BCE
    Cattle farming was introduced to West African tribes
  • Middle East: Economic Systems: Development and Transformation

    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
  • Middle East: Cultures: Development and Interaction

    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
  • New agriculture develoments in Asia

    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.
  • Oceania-helena

    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.
  • landmarks Central Africa

    Fossils, rocks, and ancient skeletal remains have been uncovered in the Rift Valley and the surrounding area.
  • Mangoes Cultivate (SE Asia)

    Mangoes Cultivate (SE Asia)
    The Mangoes begin to cultivate the land in the Southeast Asia region. Emily Lane
  • Migrating Central Africa

    People emerged to the rivers such as the Nile, Niger, and Congo.
  • Latin America- Agriculture

    Latin America- Agriculture
    Native populations in Latin America begin to use agricultural techniques, specifically the production of maize.

    -Miranda Hale
  • latin america

    latin america
    During this time, the people of Latin America started agriculture. This was mostly maize.-allison coe
  • The Agricultural Revolution Europe - Abigail

    The Agricultural Revolution Europe - Abigail
    Between 6500 and 3500 BCE, the Agricultural Revolution eventually spread to all parts of Europe.
  • Cave Paintings Central Africa

    Cave rocks paintings became known, and that was a way for communication to one another.
  • Hunting and Gathering (SE Asia)

    Hunting and Gathering (SE Asia)
    Hunter-gatherers in Southeast Asia began growing crops to supplement their food supply. Emily Lane
  • Caribbean

    8000 BCE-600 BCE: No records of human inhabitance of the Islands has been found during this time period.
  • East Africa

    Many scientists believe that humans evolved from East Africa
  • Cave Paintings Europe - Abigail

    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-drawn Plows Europe - Abigail

    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.
  • Megaliths Europe - Abigail

    Megaliths Europe - Abigail
    Megaliths, or "big stones", such as Stonehenge in England, were prevalent in this period and often served some religious purpose.
  • Shifting Cultivation Europe - Abigail

    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.
  • East Africa - Palentology

    East Africa - Palentology
    Paleontologuists have found many fossils linking homo sapiens to have evolved from East Africa.
  • Period:
    539
    to
    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.
  • Period:
    May 7th, 0800
    to
    May 7th, 1400

    Creating Civilization (South Africa)

    The Bantu people settle along the Limpopo River Area the native language is Nguni
  • Period:
    May 7th, 0920
    to
    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.
  • Period:
    May 7th, 1400
    to
    May 7th, 1500

    Rock Painting (South Africa)

    rock paintings have been found revealing ancient ancestors in the times of 1400-1500 BCE