7th Grade History

Timeline created by Brayden P.
In History
  • 8000 BCE

    China Dynastys

    8000-2205 Chinese settlers build small villages across rivers.
  • 3000 BCE


    Founded in Israel
  • 2696 BCE


    Rule of Yellow Emperor. Him and his wife Leizu create the process of silk.
  • 2330 BCE


    A religion with four main beliefs
  • 2205 BCE

    2205-1575 BC

    The Chinese learn how to make bronze. The Xia dynasty becomes the first dynasty in China.
  • 1570 BCE

    1570-1045 BC

    Shang Dynasty begins
  • 1520 BCE

    Ancient Egypt

    Amhose 1 reunites the kingdom and starts the new Kingdom
  • 1517 BCE


    The Ottoman Empire conquers Egypt and claims the Caliphate.
  • 1506 BCE

    1506 BCE

    Tuthmosis becomes Pharoh. he is the first to be burried in the Valley of Kings.
  • 1479 BCE

    1479 BCE

    Hathesput becomes Pharaoh. He builds the Temple of Luxor.
  • 1352 BCE

    1352 BCE

    Akhenaten changed the Egyptian religion to one god.
  • 1279 BCE

    1279 BCE

    Rameses II becomes Pharaoh
  • 1261 BCE


    The Abbasid Caliphate establishes the Caliphate in Cairo, Egypt. They have religious authority, but the Mamluks hold the military and political power.
  • 1099 BCE


    Christian armies recapture Jerusalem during the First Crusade.
  • 1048 BCE


    Famous poet and scientist Omar Khayyam is born.
  • 1045 BCE

    1045-245 BC

    Zhou Dynasty
  • 1025 BCE


    Ibn Sina completes his encyclopedia of medicine called The Canon of Medicene . It will become the standard medical textbook throughout Europe and the Middle East for hundreds of years.
  • 771 BCE

    771 BC

    End of Western Zhou and beginning of Eastern Zhou. Spring and Autumn Period start.
  • 750 BCE


    The Abbasid Caliphate takes control and builds a new capital city called Baghdad. The Islamic Empire experiences a period of scientific and artistic achievement that will later be called the Golden Age of Islam.
  • 630 BCE


    Muhammad returns to Mecca and gains control of the city. Mecca becomes the center of the Islamic world.
  • 622 BCE


    Muhammad and his followers move to Medina to escape persecution in Mecca. This migration becomes known as the "Hijrah" and marks the beginning of the Islamic calendar.
  • Period: 618 BCE to 907 BCE

    Tang Dynasty

    Wu Zhou the only emporess
    Government is now in departments
    Bearucats held up by Cofuctious ideas
  • 610 BCE


    The religion of Islam begins when Muhammad receives the first revelations of the Quran.
  • 570 BCE

    Golden Age of Islam

    Muhammad is born in the city of Mecca
  • 551 BCE

    551 BC

    Philosopher and thinker Confucius is born.
  • 544 BCE

    544 BC

    Sun Tzu the author of Art and War is born.
  • 500 BCE

    500 BC

    Cast iron is invented is invented around this time. The iron plough was invented shortly after.
  • 332 BCE

    332 BC

    Alexander the Great conquers Egypt.
  • 305 BCE

    305 BC

    Ptolemy becomes pharaoh.
  • 221 BCE

    Qin Dynasty

    First Emporer unites China
    Built wall to protect from invaders
    Scripts, coins, weight is now In standarized in China
  • 206 BCE

    Han Dynasty

    Unified northern and southern China is united
    China was the center of the "civilized'' world
  • 30 BCE

    30 BC

    The last Pharaoh dies, Cleopatria VII
  • 7 BCE


    Saudi Arabia
    The Five Columns
  • 6 BCE


    Siddhartha Gautama
    Buddhist Texts
    The Four Nobel Truths and The Nobel Eightfold Path
    488 Million Follow
  • 1 BCE


    God the Father, Jesus Christ as the son of God, and the Holy Spirit
    Based of of the ways of life
  • Period: 220 to 589

    Six Dynasties

    A period of of chaos
    China falls apart
    Nomadic invaders rule the north
  • Period: 581 to 618

    Sui Dynasty

    China is back together
    Public work projects
    Extended military control over large stretches across China
  • Period: 581 to 618

    Sui Dynasty

    Wen Di starts Buddhism, Confucism, and Daoism
    Emporers are remembered for their harsh rule
    Forced peasents to fight or work.
  • 632


    Muhammad dies and Abu Bakr succeeds Muhammad as leader of the Islam faith. He is the first of the four "Rightly Guided" Caliphs. This also marks the beginning of the Rashidun Caliphate.
  • 634


    Umar becomes the second Caliph. The Islamic Empire expands during his rule to include much of the Middle East including Iraq, Egypt, Syria, and part of North Africa.
  • 644


    Uthman becomes the third Caliph. He will create the standardized version of the Quran.
  • 661


    The Umayyad Caliphate takes control after Ali is assassinated. They move the capital city to Damascus.
  • 680


    Hussein, the son of Ali, is killed at Karbala.
  • 692


    The Dome of the Rock is completed in Jerusalem.
  • 732


    The Islamic army pushes into France until they are defeated by Charles Martel at the Battle of Tours.
  • Period: 770 to 476 BCE

    Great Wall of China

    Great wall of China is started
  • 771


    Muslims enter Spain from Morocco. They will eventually gain control of most of the Iberian Peninsula.
  • 780


    Mathematician and scientist al-Khwarizmi is born. He is known as the "Father of Algebra."
  • 972


    Al-Azhar University in Cairo, Egypt is founded.
  • Period: 1096 to 1099

    First Crucade

    Unprepared troops
    No battle plan
  • Period: 1147 to 1149

    Second Crusade

    Saladin takes control of Jerusalem
  • 1187


    Saladin retakes the city of Jerusalem.
  • Period: 1189 to 1192

    Third Crusade

    Richard the Lion Hearted who failed to capture Jerusalem
  • 1192


    The Kamakura Shogunate government is formed when Yoritomo is appointed the first Shogun.
  • Period: 1202 to 1204

    The Fourth Crusade

    Crusades attack Constanopole and steal gold, statues, money, and paintings.
    And burned down religious buildings
  • 1206

    1206-1227 Mongol Empire

    Reign of Genghis Khan
  • Period: 1211 to 1234


    Conquest of Northern China
  • 1212

    The Children Crusade

    Thousands of French and German children tried to take Jerusalem
  • Period: 1219 to 1234


    Conquest of Pursia
  • Period: 1234 to 1241


    Conquest of Russia
  • 1258


    The Mongol army sacks the city of Baghdad destroying much of the city and killing the Caliph.
  • 1258


    Capture of Baghdad
  • Period: 1264 to 1279


    Conquest of Southern China
  • 1274


    The Mongols, led by Kublai Khan, attempt to invade Japan, but fail when a typhoon destroys much of the Mongol navy.
  • 1325


    Famous Muslim traveler Ibn Battuta begins his travels.
  • 1333


    The Kemmu Restorations occurs when the Kamakura Shoganate is overthrown.
  • 1336


    The Ashikaga Shogunate takes power. 1467 - The Onin war occurs.
  • 1386

    1386 BCE

    Amenhotep III becomes Pharaoh.
  • 1453


    The Ottomans take the city of Constantinople bringing an end to the Byzantine Empire.
  • 1467


    The Onin war occurs.
  • 1492


    After being pushed back for centuries, the last Islamic stronghold in Spain is defeated at Granada.
  • 1526


    The Mughal Empire is established in India
  • 1529


    The Ottoman Empire is defeated at the Siege of Vienna stopping the advance of the Ottomans into Europe.
  • 1543


    The Portuguese arrive in Japan bringing firearms.
  • 1549


    Christianity is introduced by Francis Xavier.
  • 1590

    Japan is unified under the leadership of Toyotomi Hideyoshi. He establishes the Edo Shogunate.
  • 1606

    The Dutch land in Austalia but got attacked and left
  • 1653

    The Taj Mahal, a tomb for the wife of the Mughal Emperor, is completed in India.
  • 1770

    Capt. James Cook sails around Austrailia
  • Opium

    British import Opium into China
  • 1787

    The "First Fleet" sails to Australla with convicts
  • 1788

    British prisinors settle is Australila
  • Period: to


    South Whales is now a penal colony. British transport convicts until 1868
  • Europeian Rule and Indipendence

    Europeans come to rule Egypt
  • Period: to


    Was the destination for the hardest convicts
  • Period: to

    Opium wars start

    China fights Britian over opium
  • Treaty of Nanjing

    Peace Treaty is signed
  • 1850

    Japan turns into a industrial power.
  • Period: to

    The Taiping Rebllion

    Chinese peasants are angry over poverty.
  • Arrival of Matthew Perry

    Matthew Perry Arrives
  • Period: to

    Chinese Reform

    Chinese goernment resisists modernization
  • Period: to

    Rulers set tone of dress

    Western Style of dress
  • Period: to

    Russo-Jappenese War

    Battle of Tsushima
  • Egypt since Independence

    Egypt gained independence but Britian ruled still
  • 1924

    The Caliphate is abolished by Mustafa Ataturk, the first President of Turkey.
  • Europeian Rule and Indipendence

    Most of Africa gains indipendence
  • Group Area Act of 1950

    Cities are divided into segments
  • Egypt since Independence

    Gamal Abdel Nesser overthrows government and seized control of Egypt
  • Europeian Rule and Indipendence

    Majority resisted French rule
  • GDP Materials

    Manufactoring greater GDP materials
  • Period: to

    Laws More Relaxed

    Laws on Apathied
  • Egypt since Independence

    Egypt regained the Sinai Peninsula when signed a peace agreement with Israel
  • Period: to

    Economic End

    Social unrest and pressure
  • Aparthied appealed

    Aparthied starts
  • Nelson Mandela elected Preident

    ANC comes to power
  • Africa

    Egypt lasts for 3000 years