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  • 10,000 BCE

    Neolithic Revolution 10,000 BCE

    Neolithic Revolution 10,000 BCE
    before the neolithic revolution, humans were nomadic. They moved from place to place around the world were there was plants to pick and animals to hunt. During 10,000 BCE, humans started settling down in areas that they could grow crops and domesticate animals. More settlements started sprouting up creating small cities, In theses small cities people started to invent objects to make farming easier like the flint-blade sickly and the woven basket.
  • 10,000 BCE

    Cereal Grain 10,000 BCE

    Cereal Grain 10,000 BCE
    During the Neolithic Revolution humans settled in an area we know as the fertile crescent. In this ares humans found a grain that flourished in that area. This grain was the cereal grain, this Grain was used to make many things such as bread, soup, gruel, and most famous beer. The main reason that people liked this Grain so much because it could be stored for long periods of time and it could be made into a beverage or a food.
  • 9000 BCE

    Improvement of Beer after 10,000 BCE

    Improvement of Beer after 10,000 BCE
    Once the Mesopotamian's figured that gruel could be turned into beer they started to how it was made and the quality. Through trial and error humans figure out that a longer fermentation lead to a stronger more alcoholic beer. They also figured out if more maltose was added it made the beer sweeter, and the people also found out that if you added spices or berries the beer had a different flavor.
  • 9000 BCE

    Discovery of Beer after 10,000 BCE

    Discovery of Beer after 10,000 BCE
    When humans first started to to store cereal grain in there underground compartments it was difficult to keep it watertight. when they would us this wet grain it would taste sweet, but if the humans left gruel-oatmeal-out for a couple if days is would became slightly fizzy and intoxicating. This intoxicating gruel was later called beer.
  • 5400 BCE

    First Evidence of Wine 5,400 BCE

    When people first started to store food in pottery, they would that grapes would leave a red residue from their juices. In an Neolithic village in the Zagros mountains, there was a piece of pottery with a red residue left from grape juice that dated as far back as 5,400 BCE.
  • 3150 BCE

    Wine with Egypt 3,150 BCE

    In the early times of Egypt, king Scorpion 1 was buried with 700 jars of wine in his tomb. You can see wine being made in scenes on the walls of Egyptian tombs.
  • 2700 BCE

    First Writing of Beer 2,700 BCE

    First Writing of Beer 2,700 BCE
    Flowing the invention of beer came the first writing called cuneiform. Beer was considered as a hallmark of civilization and is seen in literature such as the Epic of Gilgamesh. The Mesopotamian's had many pieces of literature that reference the intoxicating power of beer.
  • 2700 BCE

    First Cup of Tea 2700 BCE

    Tea was first brewed by the second Chinese emperor, Shen Nung. However he also accomplished the invention of the plow, and medical herbs. The legend says that Shen Was boiling water with a wild tea brush when some of the leaves fell in. when Shen drank the beverage he said it was delicate and refreshing.
  • 870 BCE

    King Ashurnasirpal 2's Feast 870 BCE

    King Ashurnaspiral ll of Assyria hosted one of the biggest feast in history. He hosted this feast in celebration of his new capital, Nimrud. In that time the Mesopotamian's choice of drink was beer. In Ashurnasirpal's feast he had ten thousand jars of beer, but to show off is wealth he made the equivalent amount of wine witch was far more expensive than wine.
  • 800 BCE

    Greece and Persia 800 BCE

    In 800 BCE the Greeks and the Persians started to fight because of their linguistics. The Greeks thought of the Persians as barbarians because of the language, for if someone didn't speak the language of the Greeks you were considered a barbarian.Then the two nations stated a war with each other until he Greek city states Sparta and Athens defeated the Persians.
  • 430 BCE

    Wine Trade 430 BCE

    Wine was not accessible to the Mesopotamian people in 430 BCE. The people weren't able to produce wine because there dry climate, so the Mesopotamia's used the Tigris and the Euphrates rivers to import wine on rafts made form wood and reeds.
  • Sep 11, 600

    Chinese Currency 600 CE

    Tea impacted the Chinese economy greatly, by creating a new form of currency, paper money or tea blocks. Tea blocks were more commonly used by the Chinese because it could be used as money and could be consumed if necessary. tea blocks value also became greater the farther away you went from china
  • Sep 11, 618

    Tang Dynasty 618 CE

    The Tang Dynasty was considered the golden age of Chinese history. The Tang Dynasty grew in wealth and population, the population grew to over 50,000,000 people by 755 CE. The city Changan was a major cultural and trade center as the silk road ran right through the center of the city.
  • Jan 1, 970

    Cordoba 970 CE

    Cordoba was the most cultured in what is currently southern Spain. Cordoba was one of the biggest cities with roads, palaces, a sewage system, and seven hundred mosques. This city also had a library of a half a millions books, including algebra the magnetic compass and medicine.
  • Sep 7, 1400

    Coffee's Origin 1400 CE

    Before coffee was known as the European drink it was Considered the Arabian drink were it originated from. Coffee was said to be discovered by a goat farmer who found one of his goats who had become mysteriously energetic eating brownish purple grapes.
  • Sep 7, 1430

    Spread of Distillation 1430 CE

    Distilled drinks were used for medical purposes when they were first discovered. Then the printing press was made and e story of distillation was spread and people started drinking it as a recreational drink. Distilled drinks became a sensation because it could intoxicate oneself easy and quick. people also loved it because you could make it with local ingredients.
  • Sep 7, 1440

    Portuguese Slave Trade 1440 CE

    The Europeans needed sugar to produce spirits, they used to get their sugar from the Arabs before the crusades. So after the crusades the Europeans needed help to start making sugar so they got their help fro the African slaves bring shipped from Portuguese.
  • Sep 7, 1511

    Coffee Prohibition 1511 CE

    As coffee became more popular the Muslims beveled that even though it didn't contain alcohol it was still intoxicating and should be banned like wine and other alcoholic beverages.After Governor Kha'ir Beg put coffee on trial and proved it that it was intoxicating all coffee was seized and all vendors were punished.
  • Coffee in Europe 1600 CE

    Coffee spread through Europe like a wild fire, soon after it was discovered coffee became the preferred drink fro scientist, intellectual, merchants,and clerks. Coffee became the first drink to truly replace beer, because coffee made people more alert and stimulated.
  • coffee house culture 1600 CE

    The first coffee house was said to be put up bay an american who was eventually kicked out of the country.After the first coffee house, coffee houses became the center of social commercial, and political life in Europe.
  • Questioning Beliefs 1600 CE

    As the 16 century began scientist began to question what they had been taught. One of these questions was that heaver items fell faster than lighter objects. Scientist such a Francis Bacon wanted to make a new human knowledge of the world from scratch saying that society would go nowhere by adding old views.
  • Colonization of America 1607 CE

    When the Americas was first Colonized the people wanted to have a social drink, But beer and wine were to expensive to ship and would take to long. So the people found that if you used the molasses from the sugar cane plant you could make a drink called rum. Rum became Americas favorite drink at the time.
  • Coca Cola's Precursor 1767 CE

    Coca Cola's precursor was invented in England by British scientist Joseph Priestley. Joseph studied the the bubbling gas that was created by fermentation. He found that you could dissolve the gas into water and create a sparkling fizzy water.
  • Molasses Act 1773 CE

    The Molasses act was was a law put on the Americas saying that they must pay taxes on molasses. The reason for this law was because the British didn't ant there american colonize trading the the french colonize down in the Caribbean. Though the law was set in order the american people defied the order and in turn lead to many more rebellious acts leading up to the Revolutionary War
  • Tea Trade after 1773 CE

    After the British revolution the British started growing a surplus of commodities that they traded with China. In exchange the Chinese gave the British tea. Tea at first was for the the rich, but later became the drink that fueled the industrial workers. the drink soon became the world second most consumed drink
  • The British Revolution 1773 CE

    In 1773 the English empire covered 20%of the earth and 25% of its population. One of the advancements was the use of technology in manufacturing.
  • American Becomes a Superpower 1865 CE

    When the Civil War ended it made america a single market and eventually knocked England to second place as an industrial leader. The american had so much economic power that we ere able to intervene in wars that were not our own and we ended up winning the Soviet War because the soviets couldn't afforded to go on any longer.
  • The Assembly Line 1900 CE

    Before the industrial revolution a produced would be looked at and worked on by hand every step of the way. Then the industrial revolution came and manufacturing was split up into many different selections to make the the process of making something faster. After the industrial revolution America replaced humans with making the part to robots but still left the assembly line to the humans.
  • Coca Cola and American Freedom 2000 CE

    Through the twentieth century the american people wanted freedom from the social and political forms of oppression that were effecting our country. Coca Cola became the symbol of this freedom because it associated with the american culture.
  • Bottled Water 2002 CE

    Bottled water is believed to be safer than tap water. the rise of bottled water changed peoples life's when they finally were able to drink safe and clean water. Bottled water companies have made millions of dollars and is to be more expensive than gasoline.