2017 Jordan Suen Dalat World History

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  • 7,000 BCE

    Mesopotamia-Food Surplus

    By using the method of irrigation it enabled us to get food surpluses and in turn makes it so we can carry out other jobs like making pottery and jewelry.
  • 4,500 BCE

    Egypt-Geography and Ancient Egypt

    Ancient Egypt was gifted in many ways such as being built next to a river and from the harsh climates attackers have to go through to be able to attack Egypt. With this Egypt was able to form a vast empire, but one thing stopped them which was the internal problems and the separation of upper and lower Egypt. Until Menes a leader who rose up and unified lower and upper Egypt on 3100 BC.
  • 3,300 BCE

    Egyptian Achievements

    Egyptians were not only good on the military front they were also well off on the culture front. Not only did they create their own writing system or Hieroglyphs they also were very good at architecture. They built temples, tombs and even sculptures that are outworldly such as the Sphinx a creature with a head of multiple creatures and a body like a lion. While building this they also added decorations to them or art to them like images on the walls and with this it's a reason Egypt prospers.
  • 3,000 BCE

    Sumer- City-States of Sumer

    Sumer people were farmers who lived mainly in the barren area of Sumer, but the society is based off the urban area with about 10,000 people.
  • 2,700 BCE

    Egypt- The Old Kingdom

    The start of the Old Kingdom started with the Third Dynasty in the Old Kingdom Egypt started to make a political system, this system was called social hierarchy and their version was based on the belief that that the Pharaoh was a god. The top step is the Pharaoh the second is nobles, third is merchants and forth are slaves and pheasants.The Egyptians also focused on peoples afterlife what they would do is embalm the body wrap it and fill the tomb with things they owned, so their Ka can bring it
  • 2,300 BCE

    Mesopotamia-Rise of the Akkadian Empire

    The Akkadian empire was ruled by Sargon who wanted to expand Akkadian,so he attacked the Sumerians and when he did he became the first ruler with a permanent army.
  • 2,300 BCE

    India- Geography and Early India

    India is a sub-continent or a land mass that is large but smaller than a continent. On the borders of India there is the Himalayas, The Great Indian Deserts, Indian Ocean, Arabian Sea and Hindu Kush. One of the first people who lived here were the Harrapans and they were named after a city in Pakistan named Harrapa. The Harrapans also were very advanced because of their government, society, language and of course indoor plumbing.
  • 2,200 BCE

    6.1 - Geography of China

    China had 2 rivers the Huang He and the Chang Jiang. The Huang He river or the Yellow river flows 3000 miles to north China. When this river floods it creates silt on the surrounding country side that can be used for farming. On top of the Huang He there is also the Chang Jiang which flows from Tibet to the Pacific. These 2 rivers combined create a bridge that link East to West China.
  • 2,200 BCE

    6.1 Shang and Xia Dynasty

    The Xia Dynasty started from a a man named Yu the Great, writers said that he built channels so that water would drain to the ocean to prevent floods. While not knowing much of the Xia Dynasty it is said to have created the basis of knowledge of ancient China geography. After the Xia Dynasty came the Shang Dynasty, the first Dynasty we have hard knowledge about. The Dynasty ruled over a lot of land in northern China and was ruled by a king.
  • 2,050 BCE

    Egypt- The Middle and New Kingdom

    After the end of the Old Kingdom the wealth and power the pharaohs had went down, because pyramids cost quite a bit the pharaohs could not keep up with the money when he taxed the people, so when their power declined local leaders battled to get the power and by 2050 BC a man name Mentuhotep arose thus bringing the Middle Age. Shortly after the Middle Kingdom ended they again suffered from internal problems until a man named Ahmose rose to power stating the 18th dynasty and the New Kingdom.
  • 2,000 BCE

    8.1 - Geography and Early Greeks

    Greece is a peninsula made up of peninsulas because of all the islands. It was harder for people to farm and to visit other areas of Greece because of the mountains and terrain. Due to that they resorted to using the sea which in turn made them amazing sails men. The first cultures to start were the minoans and the Mycenaeans. The Minoans later declined and ended after an major volcano. When this happened the Mycenaeans took over and became the central traders of Greece.
  • 1,800 BCE

    Mesopotamia-Invasions of Mesopotamia

    The Invasions of Mesopotami consisted of the war between power for Mesopotamia the switch in power consisted of Hittites,Kassites,Assyrians, Chaldeans and Phoencians.
  • 1,100 BCE

    6.2 - The Zhou Dynasty

    Near the 1100s leaders who were known as the Zhou Banded together with local tribes and over threw the Shang Dynasty. The kings have said that they had the Mandate of Heaven which means they were given power by heaven. Later on they expanded until the Chang Jiang and established a new Dynasty. They granted land to those in return for loyalty,military support and other services. Ruling through rulers helped ensure loyalty, but when they passed it down to their sons they came to reject the king.
  • 1,000 BCE

    India- Origins of Hinduism

    In India people were separated into society classes or Varnas and were mainly in 4 groups Brahmins or priests, Kshatriyas or rulers and warriors, Vaisyas or Farmers and craftsman, and lastly Sudras or laborers. This system was called the caste system. When in these groups you had very strict guidelines like having to marry in your own group or can only eat in your group. Religion also took a great part of civilization because the religion in India Separted into 3 groups Jainism,Hinduism, Sikhism
  • -900 BCE

    9.2 - Sparta and Athens

    Sparta and Athens were 2 of the most powerful city states in Greece. The Spartans for their military prowess and Athens for their minds and government. The Spartans were very military based and even went to the extent of killing unhealthy babies and teaching kids fighting at a young age. While the Spartans were military based the Athenians also did their share of combat with teaching boys fighting, but they also focused on Education. Then Athens and Sparta fought/Peloponnsian War and Sparta won
  • -753 BCE

    10.1 - Geography and The Rise Of Rome

    Rome was surrounded by 2 mayor mountain ranges the Alps and the Apennines. This made it so it was harder to travel from 1end to the other and on top of that they also had volcanoes that could destroy Roman towns. Although it is hard to travel it also gave protection to the inhabitants by making it easier to defend. Rome first started when a man named Aeneas who ran from Troy after the Greeks destroyed it. The descendants of him were Romulus and Remus who would be the founders of early Rome.
  • -750 BCE

    8.3 - Greece - Mythology

    Greece was also well known for their literature such as mythology about their gods and how the world works. The Greeks used gods as explations for natural disasters such as Zeus for Lightning and Thunder and Apollo for the sun. The Greeks also had other types of literature like epic poems which talked about heroes great deeds and lyric poems are poems that are sung. And lastly fables which are stories with morals.
  • -730 BCE

    Ancient Kush

    In our modern day Nubia a civilization developed a society and we're called the Kushites. Like Egypt the Kushites were next to the Nile which supported them with good agricultural times which in turn made them have food surpluses and created social classes. Due to to them being closer to Egypt they had their good and bad times. Before the Kushites were enemies they were friends until Kush grew too powerful.
  • -563 BCE

    India- Origins of Buddhism

    Buddhism started with Siddartha Gautama who was born 563 BC and because he was born a prince he didn't have to suffer as much as regular people. When he saw how hard others worked and suffered he thought he felt something missing. Then he set off for a journey before he was 30. When he went off he started to fast and meditate to free his mind and is even said to have spent 6 years wandering. When he was in the town of Gaya under a tree he started to deeply meditate and found enlightment.
  • -551 BCE

    6.2 - New Ideas

    During late Zhou period some philosophers came up with some philosophies such as Confucius who focused his ideas on ethics of people in China such as Family, Society,government and morality. Another philosophy was Daoism which focused mostly on being in harmony with the whole force of reality or Dao. The last philosophy in this time was legalism which was mainly about how people were evil and should only follow rules and be controlled.
  • -550 BCE

    9.1 - Greece and Persian

    The Persians were known only for nomadic before their empire and were ruled by the Medes people. Cyrus the Great came to power and revolted and it was a success. This success was the beginning of the Persian empire. His empire stretched very far, and he conquered most of Asia Minor. After his death his son Cambyses took over and expanded the empire into Egypt. After Cambyses died in a rebellion Darius took over and conquered the Indus Valley while starting the Persian wars and ended with Xerxes.
  • -500 BCE

    8.2 - Greece - Government in Athens

    Americas government is based on democracy and the birth place of it was in Greece specifically Athens. Although it was started in Greece democracy was not the central type of government in the time. The types of government they had were Oligarchy or rule by few and tyrannical which ruled by force. Democracy was only created when Cleisthenes ruled and created th government thus giving birth to democracy.
  • -500 BCE

    9.4 - Greek Achievements

    The Greeks were well known for a multitude of things from theirs arts to their philosophy. The most amazing by far is their architecture, an example of this is the world famous Parthenon in Athens. Their Architexture even inspired things in our modern Day such as the White House. The Greeks also had a talent in writing like drama and history. They were also the first founders of Philosophy with the greatest Philosophers of time Socrates, Plato and Aristotle which made the base of philosophy.
  • -500 BCE

    13.1 - Landform

    Sahara - one of the biggest deserts
    Savannah - open grassland with scattered trees
    Sahel - separates desert and wetter areas
    Rainforest - moist densely wooded areas
    Rifts - long deep valleys formed by earth crust moving.
  • -400 BCE

    10.2 - Government

    The Romans were also key components in the making of our government. They gave us the system of checks and balances. This system was made up of 3 parts, the magistrates who were one of the most powerful, the Senate, and the Assemblies and Tribunes. With this system it made it so there was no one great power. With these powers in place they made written laws to keep order in Rome and placed it in the Forum or the meeting place of Rome.
  • -400 BCE

    10.3 - Punic Wars

    The reason Rome wanted to expand was because of outside invaders, and it all started when the Gauls attacked the Romans and they paid them to go away. With this idea in mind other places started to invade Rome for money, but the Romans batted them away, took over with their legions and ruled almost all of Italy. As Rome’s power grew they became more of a threat and with this came the Punic wars, the war that involved Carthage and Rome. In the end Rome won a triumphant battle but one with cost.
  • -359 BCE

    9.3 - Alexander the Great

    When Philip the second became king of Macedonia he fought off invaders who wanted to conquer his kingdom. He then set eyes on Greece wanted to conquer it himself. He then proceeded to fight the Thebesian troops and the Athenian troops, and he won the battle in the end. With this defeat other Greek city states gave in and made Philip the king. After the death of Philip his son Alexander took over and even further expanding taking over all of the Persian empire and more, but died on his way back.
  • -320 BCE

    India- Indian Empires

    Around 320 BC a military ruler named Candragupta Mauryan conquered the entire northern part of India which led to the founding of the Mauryan Empire. He ruled his empire with a very complex government it included protection for the people for heavy taxes. In 301 BC he became a Jainism and gave up has throne. Then his grandson Asoka conquered most of India and died on 233 BC after becoming a Buddhist. After a new empire formed , the Gupta empire with Chandra Gupta as the first ruler.
  • -221 BCE

    6.3 - Qin Dynasty

    Eventually one of the warring states came in to power with there powerful army and the king Ying Zheng unified China and was later called us Shi Huangdi, who was a legalistic ruler. He also used his armies to expand China, then forced nobles to live in the capital and didn't share his power. He later created districts with 1 governor which helped in force tax. While also being legalistic he also forced pheasants to work on government projects such as the Great Wall.
  • -206 BCE

    6.4 Han Dynasty

    After the Chin Dynasty fell a new power rose from the ashes and conquered all of China again. Surprisingly the new emperor was a pheasant and was deemed the first pheasant emperor(Liu Bang). He then enstated that pheasants were a high class. After the rule of Liu Bang Wudi took over and made a strong central government and made Confucianism the central religion or moral.
  • -200 BCE

    6.5 - Han Contacts With other Cultures.

    The Han were impacted greatly by other cultures after they established a trade route that was famous for transporting silk to other countries. Due to this trading other cultures started to influence China, and with this came Buddhism, because of Buddhism old Chinese culture started to change. With the Silk Road doing all of this it made it harder to travel on because hundreds went down it.
  • -70 BCE

    11.1 - From Republic to Empire

    Some Romans tried to stop the Roman chaos, but in the end most did not listen, while this was happening a general named Julius Caesar was running for the power of Rome. Due to his victory in Gaul, Caesar was a key figure in the politics of Rome. He then made a pact with Pompey and Crassus to make him even more influential. Later he named himself dictator and was later killed by his senators. After the death of Caesar his son Octavian took over and further expanded the empire into Pax Romana.
  • -66 BCE

    11.2 - The Roman Empire and Religion

    Romans would allow other Gods usually when they conquered people, but the Romans did have Gods who were influenced by other cultures, these gods were the Olympian gods of Greece as well as other adopted gods of other cultures. The one religion they did not support was Judaism, because Jews did not pray to roman gods and that they had one god they found it insulting. When the Jews home was conquered, the Jews then proceeded to rebel and lost, but another religion was born, Christianity.
  • 100

    India- Indian Achievements

    The Indians had many things they could boast about from their art,literature and to their science. The ancient Indians were very advanced in the ways of metal or metallurgy. The Indians were one of the first few people to create alloys or mixed metals which made Indian weapon sturdier and more effective. The Indians were also the pioneers of math bringing us our first numerals like 0.
  • 200

    11.3 - The End Of Rome

    When Rome got so large that they would have difficulty defending it, some emperors chose to give up some land, even if they did this Germanic tribes invaded. The Romans defended from the invasions with cost. with this in mind they also had trouble internally because when the Germans attacked people chose to hide behind city walls which made it hard to grow crops, the Romans needed a great leader, and they got it Diocletian came into power and divided the empire, but after his death both fell.
  • 250

    16.1 - Mayans

    The Mayans reached the height of Their power 250- 900 AD. The Mayans had 40 large cities by that time and each had their own form of government. Although these cities took great part in it, the most influential was the trading they did, with this trading they could build to create the large cities. With these materials they could also build temples which often honored local leader.
  • 300

    13.2 - Empire of Ghana - Incline and Decline of Ghana

    The Ghana were one of the richest empires due to the fact that they did silent bartering and controlled good trade routes because of their location, there downfall was caused by invasion from the west Muslim people called Almoravid , overgrazing from live stock and internal rebellion from people who were conquered.
  • 430

    17.1 - Eurasia

    Europe may be a small continent, but as it turns out it, has proven to us to be one of the most diverse continents. The topography Of Europe, is very similar to Greece, with many mountain ranges and plains. The continent of Europe has the highest mountain in all of existence, the Alps. Like its topography, the vegetation’s grown is just as diverse. The climate Their was very cool and wet, as well as freezing in the Scandinavian area.
  • 500

    13.4 - West Africa - Griots

    Griots were story tellers that told about the history of West Africa, they did this by using oral history or telling others about history verbally. There was a risk of details changing over time when doing or when sharing an oral history unfortunately West Africans never developed a written language.
  • 500

    15.1 Geography and Early Japan

    Japan are islands that are more than 80 rough and rigid terrain with only 20 percent of all the land being flat, since they were so close to sea they used the sea for food or some other items they may use. A culture that developed during that time was the Ainu which would rise and then fall just like that, and because of this others to the south were the Ones called Japanese. These southern Japanese people lived in clans in small villages and created Kami their god and Shinto religion.
  • 500

    17.2 Europe After Rome’s Fall

    As Rome fell, many others moved into their fallen territories, as they did they started to create states. Then they began to call themselves kings, and due to the fact that they wanted power, they fought and divided into kingdoms. The creation of these kingdoms marked the start of the Middle Ages. Then out of nowhere the Franks conquered the entire country of Gaul. Their leader Clovis would create the strongest Christian kingdom, but would become even more powerful when Charlemagne came about.
  • 570

    12.1 - The Roots of Islam

    Arabia was located in a desert area with oasis’s with sand dunes and other land features. Due to this they created 2 ways of living, nomadic and sedentary. The people who lived here created a religion called Islam. It started with a man named Muhammad who meditated and then recited a message given to him by an angel. Muhammad began the spread of the religion and its morals.
  • 570

    12.2 - Islamic Beliefs and Practices

    The Muslims had many beliefs and they were all recorded in a book called the qur an which talked about Allah their one god. This book took great affect in people’s lives because they took into account the morales and beliefs the Qur An taught them. Then there was the Sunnah which made the model for how people should act, this was based on the 5 pillars of Islam, Statement of Faith, Prayer, Charity, fasting and pilgrimage.
  • 589

    14.1 - Sui Dynasty, Tang, Song

    The man who ended the period of disunion was called Yang Jian, and with his unification he brung a new Dynasty, the Sui dynasty. During the dynasties time they built the grand canal which brought big change to the world and China. Then a Sui official threw the government over and brung another Dynasty which was considered the golden age of Chinese civilization which lasted 300 years. After the Tang Dynasty China was again reunified into the Song Dynasty which also lasted 300 years.
  • 634

    12.3 - Islamic Empire

    After Muhammad’s death Abu Bakr took the over and led many battles to unify Islam. By his death he had done so, which made his army stronger. And with this stronger army they even conquered the Byzantine Empire and the Persian Empire who were weakened after many years of battle. The people they conquered usually had many religions they banned, but the one they did not ban was Christianity, but were specially taxed. Later 3 Empires spring up the Ottoman, Safavid and Mughal.
  • 700

    18.1 - Popes and Kings

    The pope was the most person in the Middle Ages being able to handle land, religion and even politics. You may have thought Kings were above but in reality the pope could excommunicate people making their people leave them. The kings usually ruled a small area of land splitting Europe into smaller pieces, but the Holy Roman Empire was different instead of breaking up they grew bigger. After this split religion also changed people thinking the pope was not the head of the church splitting it in 2
  • 794

    15.2 - Art and Culture

    The ones closes to the emperor himself became known as the imperial court which were all people who had little to do with pheasants and lived even further away. The Japanese were known for their Fashion, much like the Chinese they used silk to create fabulous robes. They were also skilled in literature, while men usually wrote in Chinese women wrote in Japanese therefore most great works were made by women such as Lady Murasaki. The Japanese also were known for Art, Architecture and Preformance
  • 800

    17.3 - Feudalism

    As Vikings and other groups attacked, the frank army could not react fast enough so the lords there hired knights or vassals to protect their land, this tie between lord and vassal created the basis of Feudalism, and when the lords went to war the vassals also came. Not only did the vassals fight, but they also sheltered the lord if needed and gave money when the lords daughter married or the son became a knight. A large estate or manor was run by multiple low classes, or Pheasants and serfs.
  • 900

    14.2 - Tang and Song Achievements

    Even in early Chinese civilization, the Chinese people have always been experts at agriculture, but with the innovation of the dragonback pump it changed the way China grew because of its easy ness 1 person could do the work of many. While being great farmers they also got their large amount of wealth from trading in and out of China to the Koreans and Japanese. They also made ar with porcelain and had innovations like gunpowder, the compass and the woodblock printing.
  • 900

    18.3 - Christianity and Medieval Society

    Much of the Middle Ages revolves around the church, everything was from festivals to parties were held there. Even with this people sought more wanting to go to holy places, and the church encouraged them to go on Pilgrimage. The church not only was religious but was also political, in this time the church were one of the biggest land owners at the time, then there was a split, people wanted to step away from the politics and spread their religion more these People were monks and friars
  • 1000

    18.2 - Crusades

    For many years the Muslims had control of the holy land or Palestine, letting the Christians come and go as they please, but in the late 1000s Muslim Turks attacked and captured Jerusalem, and then began raiding the Byzantine empire. With this the Byzantine sought help from the pope in which he agreed, he sent masses of Christians to take back the holy land or the Crusades. The most successful of these attempts was the first in which took Jerusalem but then fell and no other Crusades succeeded.
  • 1150

    15.3 Growth of a Military Society

    The Japanese were one of the fiercest warriors of the thousands because of their skill in archery and swordsmanship. They had armies of Samurai who were controlled by Daimyos, then Emperor than the Shogun. The Samurai usually followed the Bushido code which was the code they took an oath to, to stay loyal and strong. While Most people think that the emperor would rule Japan they are wrong, since he is a figurehead for the Shogun the head of military.
  • 1184

    14.3 - Confusianism and Government

    In the early Dynasty Confusianism also took a great part of Chinese culture, because of his ideas on ethics and morales everyone should have to make a better China. He thought the world would be better if everyone followed the Ren and Li. After his death, his followers spread his ideas further, but some dynasties surpressed it not to say it died. Later a Confusianism sprung up and brought with it influence and power. It focused on ethics and spiritual ideas which was based on old confusianism.
  • 1200

    18.5 - Challenges to Church Authority

    Some Christians were skeptical about if the church actually focused on religion, they acted as if it were all for money. So these Christians started preaching their own teaching or in other words Heresy. When it started to spread it could not be ignored and pope innocent sent meant eliminate all heretics. These were not the only ones fighting, in Spain Christians were fighting back the weakening Muslim moors or the reconquista. After they wanted only Christians in the country by hunting others.
  • 1200

    19.1 - Italian Renaissance

    The Italian Renaissance was caused by one of the most unlikely things, the Black Death. It is because the resources were preserved and with the death of many there is a abundance of resources the people alive. The prices of things went down and then that led to more trade in areas like China. With more cities and trade there began to have centers of culture like Milan and Florence. When people became wealthy there was less need to work and more time to focus on things like art and science.
  • 1211

    14.4 - Yuan and Ming Dynasty

    China was in a state where they were ruled by foreign leader since from another part of Asia, these people were the mongols and their leader Genghis Khan took over he started to kill entire cities and put the Chinese under his rule and started to expand. After his death his grandson Kublai Khan took over and ruled the largest empire in history the Yuan Dynasty. After a Attack on Japan that failed the Chinese rebelled and brung about the Ming Dynasty that had great sea voyages and buildings.
  • 1215

    18.4 - Political and Social Change

    The nobles of the time wanted their king to respect their rights, so they made him sigh a parchment stating what they wanted him to do and respect as well as follow his own laws this was the Magna Carta, to further limit the Kings power they made parliament the highest law making body of the UK. When a French king died with no heirs to the throne, 2 men fought for the throne, a French and a English, the French won the throne and the English man was not happy so he invaded starting a 100 year war
  • 1300

    19.2 - Renaissance Beyond Italy

    Soon after the Italian Renaissance, the ideas of them started to spread to different parts of Europe. One of the ideas was that math could help us understand the universe, and with these advancements came increase in other fields of science. Due to this the more religious schools now focused more on other topics such as history. The main way these ideas spread was the creation of the printing press which could distribute texts faster and easier. This idea was humanism and it soon became religion
  • 1320

    12.4 - Islamic Achievements

    The Muslims and their empires greatly affected what we have today because their prowess in Science and Philosophy helped greatly. They were well ahead of most Empires during their time with Astronomy, Geography, Math, And Medicine. While being amazing at these they were very fond of Literature and art creating palaces, minarets or places of prayer and using Calligraphy.
  • 1387

    13.3 - Later Empire - Mali

    Mansa Musa was the most famous Mali leader, and was super rich to the point where he caused inflation everywhere he went. He also took a Pilgrimage to Mecca, built schools and valued education. After his death his son really dropped the ball and his empire fell.
  • 1400

    16.2 - Aztecs

    Much like the Mayans the Aztecs most important person was the king, then like all hierarchy it goes down to noble etc. also like the Mayans the Aztecs were polytheistic or worship many gods, but the big difference between them is that they did human sacrifices more often and were very hostile to others. As warlike as they were the Aztecs appreciated the arts and created fine pottery and used other Jewels to create other works of art.
  • 1400

    16.3 - Incas

    The Incas were one of the most advanced of the 3 Empires, but they were also the ones with the greatest social division. This is due to the fact that do not have sellers or merchants, everyone was given a certain amount by the government which lead to the greater social division. The Incas social structure also relied on their religion, people thinking their rulers were of the sun god and never really died. They also sacrificed humans but not very often.
  • 1400

    20.2 - New Discoveries

    The people of Europe not only wanted to learn more about our universe, but they also wanted to know about our world. They wanted to trade with different people, as well as different things. That is why the Europeans set off to their journeys. This age was the age of exploration founding new discoveries such as finding North America or finding a sea route to Asia and even circumnavigating around the globe.
  • 1500

    17.4 - Feudal Societies

    The basis for feudalism was also land, this is because lords gave land to vassals in exchange for their loyalty. This system was very much like the Japanese system of government. Knights and samurai were very similar, they both followed a code, they both lived loyal and they both have dedication and determination for what they are doing. The difference in the 2 Societies was their religion and art, while Japanese art was focused on nature, Europe focused on religion.
  • 1500

    19.3 - Reformation of the Church

    During the early 1500’s people started to speak out against the practices of the church. One of the people who had the biggest impact was Martin Luther. When he sparked the outbreak this caused a split in the church which lead to many other things. As more and more people spoke out, the church itself had to reform, this “counter-Reformation” was the change the church wanted to go through, but this wasn’t enough in time this caused religious wars and outbreaks that created social changes.
  • 1500

    20.3 - Trade

    With the founding of the new world or America it brought about, new ideas and new options. There were new crops people could eat, as well as new animals people could take back. With the founding of this new land it cause a surge of trade for the new goods. This was called the Colombian Exchange. The new world and the old world traded goods with each other, as well as other people groups like the Asians causing Mercantilism as well as a shift in European power.
  • 1540

    20.1 - How Science Came to Be

    The scientific Revolution is the cause for our science today, it is made up of multiple events that have led up to the start of this era. The beginning were from the Greek philosophers Aristotle and Ptolemy. Soon after they were followed by some European Philosophers as well as astronomers, and together they figured out what the Greeks could not see. The Greeks though the earth was in the middle, however that is not true,what is really true is that the sun is in the middle.
  • 21.1 - Ideas of The Enlightenment

    The use of logic and reason led to a great revolution and to the Age of Enlightenment or Reason. This began when several things started to pop up, like the Renaissance and split in the church. This caused people to think about wether everything that they know is true. They tried to find out how to fix those spots in our society which led to one another.
  • 21.2 - New Views on Government

    Since the beginning of the new formed empires, the government has always been a monarchy, but with the coming of the Enlightenment others have rethought about if it was a good form of government. The answer was no, new ideas of government came such as democracy coming from people like John Locke. This was further supported when the British started taxing the Americans causing a want for change in power, from the government to the people.
  • 21.3 - Age Of Revolution

    The relationship between the British parliament and monarchy, were getting worse and worse in turn causing a civil war, with the King, Charles the first to be Beheaded. When his son Charles took power, and died his brother started more trouble. Causing his family to flee to France. Then William and Mary took the throne on the condition that they follow the English bill of rights. While this was has happening America also stated their independence and had a civil war with England where they won.
  • Modern Day Connection - Hammurabis Code

    Hammurabi's code in Babylon is somewhat the same as our laws today, but our laws today are less strict and gives more freedom to do what people like.
  • Modern Day Connection - Embalming

    The Egyptians and their embalming thought us another way to preserve the body because even today we use the method of embalming for burials.
  • Modern Day Connection - Hindu- Arabic Numerals

    The Indians brought us our first numerals which later became one of our numerals such as 0 and with this it has expanded into a vast sea of change.
  • Chapter 6 - Modern Day Connection - Seismograph

    Because of the creation of the early seismograph in our modern time we can tell when a earthquake will happen and how powerful it will be. With this machine it has helped save many lives.
  • Chapter 8 Modern Day Connection - Democracy

    Athens was the first to even start democracy and what they would start would lead into the basis of most government in our world today. Sure it may be different, but it is still democracy in some way or form, and has even affected big countries like the US
  • Chapter 9 Modern Day Connection - Architecture

    The Greek architexture inspired a lot of great buildings in our modern Day such as the White House. Their Architexture has also greatly affected our regular buildings also with their use of columns.
  • Chapter 10 Modern Day Connection - Checks and Balances

    The Romans as well as the Athenians have given us our governments in our day and age. The Romans made the checks and balances, which the US is using for their government. The Us also like the original had 3 branches just with different ability and say.
  • Chapter 11 Real World Connection

    The Romans may have not started Christianity, but they are the reason why it is so big today, during the time of Rome, Constantine made Christianity one of the central religions which made it soar in favor, even wealthy lords thought it would be beneficial to become Christian with this they carried it all over the empire and even further, and even into today.
  • Chapter 12 - Real World Connection

    The Muslims created the basis of our regular religion today with shaping of it changing, they all started from way back when and now. They have created a big part of our world today and it has never stopped changing.
  • Chapter 13 - Modern Day Connection

    Oral storytelling was a great part of the west African civilization because they didn’t create a writing system they had to tell everything orally. Today we do this daily and tell of our stories and other people stories
  • Chapter 14 Real World Event

    The cash money the Chinese made took a great part of our society today with cash money being everywhere. With this it made carrying money easier and quick for everyone.
  • Chapter 15 - Real World Connection

    Samurai code gives us a basis of how we should live and act even today, in modern day Japan they always show this with their self discipline and how much they respected the samurai.
  • Modern Day Connection Chapter 16

    Without the innovations of obsidian tools and other fine arts the cultures created, the arts of today would be so much different than what it is today. The cultures created these arts in a way that relates to our art today and that is because they created the basis of it.
  • Chapter 17 Real World Connection

    Without the help of Europe the spread of Christianity wouldn’t be as great as it is now, it has spread all over the world because of the help of early Europe and the Roman Empire
  • Chapter 18 Modern Day Connection

    The people of the Middle Ages gave us one of the key elements in our life, education or university. They built it a little different but we still take a great chunk of what it is today.
  • Chapter 19 - Modern Day Connection

    The education in the Renaissance caused most of the education we have today, if it were not for the increase of art and literature we may not have the education we have today.
  • Chapter 20 Real World Connection

    Without the Columbia Exhange we wouldn’t have certain foods today, because of the exchange it cause multiple combinations of food, that we eat today.
  • Chapter 21 - Real World Connection

    If not for the Enlightenment ideas, the American Revolution would not have started, and if it had not started we wouldn’t have our country America in this day and age. Which would have been the greatest impact the world can suffer, effecting future wars like World War 1 and 2.
  • Period:
    10,000 BCE
    -500 BCE

    Early Fertile Cresent People

    Sumerians,Akkadians,Babylonians,Hittites,Kassaites,Chaldeans and Phoenicia.
  • Period:
    4,500 BCE

    Ancient Egypt and Kush

    The Old Kingdom was from 2700 BC to 2200 BC,The Middle Kingdom was from 2050 BC to 1750 BC, and the New Kingdom to 1550 to 1050 BC. While Kush lasted from 2000 BC to 300 AD
  • Period:
    2,300 BCE

    Ancient India

    The Harrapans started 2300 B.C. To 1700 BC
    Aryans 2000s BC to 320s
    Mauryan 320 to 170 BC
    Gupta 320 AD to 400 AD
  • Period:
    2,200 BCE

    Chapter 6 - Ancient China

    Xia Dynasty - 2200 B.C
    Shang Dynasty - 1500 B.C
    Zhou Dynasty - 1050 - 400 BC
    Qin Dynasty - 221 - 206 B.C
    Han Dynasty - 206 B.C - 220 A.D
  • Period:
    2,000 BCE
    -500 BCE

    Chapter 8 - Ancient Greece

    Minoans and Mycenaeans: 2000 BC
    Other Greek City- States: 900 BC
  • Period:
    -800 BCE
    -27 BCE

    Chapter 10 - Rome

    Phoenicians - 800 BC - 140 BC
    Romans Republic - 753 BC - 27 BC
  • Period:
    -753 BCE

    Chapter 11 - The Roman Empire

    Roman - 753BC -1453 AD
  • Period:
    -550 BCE
    -30 BCE

    Chapter 9 - The Greek World

    Persian Empire - 550 BC - 332 BC
    Alexanders Empire - 332 BC - 30 BC
  • Period:

    Chapter 16 Timespan

    Mayans: 200 - 900
    Aztecs: 1325 - 1521
    Incas: 1400 - 1537
  • Period:

    Chapter 13 - Africa

    Ghana - 300-1200 AD
    Mali - 1220 - 1400 AD
    Songhai - 1400 - 1591 AD
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    Chapter 17 - Europe

    Frank Empire - 480 - 1500
    Middle Ages 500 - 1500
  • Period:

    Chapter 15 - Japan

    Samurai and Shogun - 1150 - 1800
    Yamato - 500
  • Period:

    Chapter 18 Timespan

    Middle Ages - 500 - 1500
  • Period:

    Chapter 12 - Islamic World

    Ottoman - 1200 -1800 AD
    Safavid - 1501 - 1700 AD
    Mughal -1526 - 1600 AD
  • Period:

    Chapter 14 - Later Chinese Dynasties

    Sui Dynasty - 589 - 618
    Tang Dynasty - 618 to 918
    Song Dynasty -960 to 1279
    Yuan Dynasty - 1260 to 1368
    Ming Dynasty - 1368 to 1644
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    Chapter 19 Timespan

    Italian Renaissance :1200 - 1600
    Reformation:1500 - 1648
  • Period:

    Chapter 20 Timespan

    Scientific Revolution - 1540-1700
    Age of Exploration: 1487-1580
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    Chapter 21 Timespan

    Age of Reason: 1600-1700
    Age of Revolution: 1600-1800