River Civilizations Timeline

Timeline created by hannah.gracey
In History
  • 3,300 BCE

    Cuneiform

    Cuneiform
    The Sumerians created the first writing, they used pictures for words and inscribed them on clay tablets.
  • 3,200 BCE

    The Sumerians begin to utilize wheels

    The Sumerians begin to utilize wheels
    The Sumerians begin to utilize wheels on vehicles.
  • 3,100 BCE

    The Egyptians invent the hieroglyphic writing

    The Egyptians invent the hieroglyphic writing
    The Egyptians invented the hieroglyphic writing
  • 3,000 BCE

    The Sumerians begin to implement mathematics

    The Sumerians begin to implement mathematics
    The Sumerians used the number system with the base of 60
  • 3,000 BCE

    The Sumerians begin to implement mathematics

    The Sumerians begin to implement mathematics
    They use the number system with the base of 60.
  • 3,000 BCE

    The indus valley was discovered

    The indus valley was discovered
    The Indus valley was established in northern India and Pakistan
  • 2,500 BCE

    The pyramids of Giza and sphinx were created.

    The pyramids of Giza and sphinx were created.
    The sphinx and Great pyramids of Giza were constructed in 2500 BCE.
  • 2,205 BCE

    The chinese learned how to make bronze.

    The chinese learned how to make bronze.
    The chinese learned how to make bronze. The Xia dynasty arises and becomes the first dynasty.
  • 1,900 BCE

    The assyrians rise to power

    The assyrians rise to power
    This happens in northern Mesopotamia
  • 1,700 BCE

    The iron age begins in india

    The iron age begins in india
    The iron age begins in india
  • -721 BCE

    King sargon || takes control over Assyria

    King sargon || takes control over Assyria
    When King Sargon || takes over Assyria, they become stronger
  • -712 BCE

    Islam arrives in Northern India

    Islam arrives in Northern India
    Islam arrives in Northern India, But with the Umayyad Caliphate
  • -670 BCE

    Assyrians invade and conquer Egypt

    Assyrians invade and conquer Egypt
    Assyrians invade and conquer Egypt.
  • -520 BCE

    Buddhism was found in Siddharta Gautama

    Buddhism was found in Siddharta Gautama
    Buddhism, a very popular religion in India, Prince Siddharta found Buddhism and peace inside him.
  • -342 BCE

    The first crossbow was used in china.

    The first crossbow was used in china.
    in 342 BC, this first-ever crossbow was used during the Zhou dynasty.
  • -230 BCE

    The Satavahana Empire is established.

    The Satavahana Empire is established.
    The Satavahana Empire was formed
  • 544

    Sun Tzu Art of War

    Sun Tzu Art of War
    Ancient china Sun Tzu made the book, "Art of War"
  • 1250

    The assyrians begin to use iron weapons and chariots

    The assyrians begin to use iron weapons and chariots
    They use iron weapons and chariots as an upgrade
  • 1271

    Marco Polo begins his travel to china

    Marco Polo begins his travel to china
    Marco polo, Italian merchant, writer, and explorer.
  • 1279

    Ramses || becomes pharaoh

    Ramses || becomes pharaoh
    He will rule for 67 years.
  • 1420

    Beijing becomes the new capital of the Chinese empire replacing Nanjing

    Beijing becomes the new capital of the Chinese empire replacing Nanjing
    Beijing becomes the new capital of the Chinese empire replacing Nanjing
  • 1479

    Hatshepsut becomes pharaoh

    Hatshepsut becomes pharaoh
    Hatshepsut becomes pharaoh
  • The Sumerians begin to implement mathematics

    The Sumerians begin to implement mathematics
    They used the number system with the base 60.