Bering Land Bridge — First Migration to the AmericasBetween 38,000 and 10,000 BC people now called Paleo-Indians crossed into Canada over a land bridge called the Bering Land Bridge. These people were hunter gatherers and crossed the bridge following animals. (6)
North American Southwest — Maize grownEven though the hunter-gatherers of North America learned how to farm in around 5000 BC, they only started growing maize (corn) in around 1500 BC
Roman Empire — Roman RepublicIn 509 BC, the roman republic was formed. It was a tripartite government that had checks and balances. Those who served in it only served for a term of one year at a time before being re-elected.
Niger River — Beginning of GhanaIn around AD 300, farmers who were threatened by nomads banded together for protection. This was the beginning of Ghana.
Canada — Leif Eriksson Reaches the AmericasIn 1000 AD, Leif Eriksson reached Canada when a storm blew him off course en route to Greenland.
Oct 12, 1492
West Indies — Columbus Sails the Ocean BlueOctober 12, 1492, Christopher Columbus reached the East indies on his voyage around the world.
America & Africa — Slave Trade BeginsIn 1510, the Spanish Government legalized the buying and selling of slaves. Slaves were thought of as the property of their owners and many died from the awful conditions of the slave ships
Germany — Martin Luther Criticizes the ChurchIn 1517, Martin Luther, a German priest, publicly criticized the Roman Catholic church, starting the Protestant Reformatioin.
South America — Peru Falls to PizzaroIn 1534, Francisco Pizarro defeated Peru. There were many factors that helped him to do this, including better weapons, literature, and most deadly of all: diseases.
Modern Day — South Sudan — South Sudan foundedOn July 9, 2011, South Sudan separated from Sudan. This is similar to Ghana being formed all the way back in 300 AD. In both cases a new country was formed.
Modern Day — Indonesia — Protest against Catholic churchOn March 24, 2017, hundreds of Muslims protest against the construction of a Catholic Church. This is similar to the Protestant Reformation because in both cases people are protesting against the actions of Catholicism. A difference is that it is not people revolting against their own religion.
The World Before the Opening of the AtlanticOlmec — 1200-400 BC
Maya — 200-900 AD
Aztec — 1150-1500 AD
Inca — 1400-1500 AD
Anasazi — 1500-1300 BC
Hopewell — 1000 BC-700 BC
Mississippian — 700-1700 AD
Ghana — 300-1060 AD
Mali 1400-1500 AD
Songhai — 1400-600 AD
New Empires Reach the AmericasNo Distinct People Groups.
The English Colonies