2.5 Million B.C.E.Homo sapiens began to emerge in eastern Africa.
The development of human hunting skills.
Visual completion of rudimentary human evolution.
WHAP Foundations Period Timeline -Stephon Brooks
1 Million B.C.E.Homo erectus the first upright, tool-using human species emerged.
600,000 B.C.E.Human species began to spread vastly across Asia, Europe, and Africa.
Humans were able to control fire.
120,000 B.C.E.Homo sapiens sapiens suceeded past human species.
30,000-25,000 B.C.EFirst record of migration to the Americas.
15,000-12,000 B.C.E.The domestication of dogs occured
8,500-3500 B.C.EAt this point sheeps, pigs, goats, and cattle were all domesticated animals.
Neolithic people developed agriculture in the Middle East.
Populations increased due to food stabilty that was acquired from the Agricultural Revolution.
7,000 B.C.E.Early Neolithic settlement of Jericho was established.
5,600 B.C.E.Beans were domesticated in the Western world.
5,000 B.C.E.Humans began to domesticate corn.
The culture of Yangshao was introduced in northern China.
Early Japaneese settlement.
4,000 B.C.E.Writing, Bronze metal-working, the wheel, and the plow were all developed in the Middle East.
3500 B.C.E.Innovative Sumerian civilization was developed.
3,100 B.C.E.The Egyptian civilization was founded and began to blossom in this time period.
2,500 B.C.E.The first river valley civilization known as the Indus was set in south Asia.
2,000 B.C.E. Germans settled in Denmark
1,850 B.C.E.Chineese Shang kingdom originated at this time
1,800 B.C.E.The Middle Eastern Babylonian Empire was formed.
1,700 B.C.E.Village culture arose in Mesoamerica.
Indo-Europeans invaded Greek peninsula
1,600 B.C.E.Civilizations spread to Crete (Minoan).
Beginnings of Indo-European invasions of India and parts of the Mediteranean and Middle East.
Aryans invaded India.
1,400 B.C.ETrojan War: Kingdom of Mycenae
1,250 B.C.E.Moses and Jewish exodus from Egypt; according ot Jewish myth
1,200 B.C.E.The sacred Vedas was composed
1,112 B.C.E.Initial Zhou kingdom was established.
Standard spoken language was introduced (1029)
1,000 B.C.E.Germans expand southward.
Epic Age: Mahabharata, Ramayana, and Upanishads composed.
Independent kingdom of Kush.
Plynesians reached Fiji,and Samoa.
900 B.C.E.Maya begins
850 B.C.E.Chavin culture (Andes)
800 B.C.E.The rise of Greek City-States.
Bantu migration, sub-saharan Africa.
Athens and Sparta become dominant.
Spread of Olmec civilization: cultivation of corn, and potatoes.
The domestication of Turkeys
750 B.C.E.Homerian epics (Iliad, Odyssey)
Era of unrivaled brahman dominance.
600 B.C.E.zoroastrian religion is established in Iran
Legendary ruler in Japan
550 B.C.E..Periods of the great Chineese philosophers; Confucious, Laozi, Mencius, and Legalists.
Formation of Persian Empire.
Greek wars with Persia;Persia defeated
Beginnings of Roman Republic
Cyrus the Great forms the Persian Empire
450 B.C.E.Athens is at its height;Pericles, Phidias, Sophocles, Socrates
Twelve Tables of Law
Peloponesian Wars;decline of greece
350 B.C.E.Alexander The Great invasions
Heights of Maya
Chandragupta Maurya rules
Phillip ii of Macedonia
Macedonian Empire, Alexander the Great
Rise of Axum
250 B.C.E.Punic Wars
Period of greatest Buddhist influence
Reign of Ashoka
Roman Expansion in North Africa (Punic Wars) and eastern Mediterranean.
Shi Haungdi proclaimed first emporer of China
Initial Han dynasty;keky technical developments of horse collar and water mill
100 B.C.E.Germans begin contact with Rome; Slavs migrate into eastern Europe.
Julius Ceaser becomes dictator in Rome (49bce) Assasinated (44bce)
Augustus Ceaser seizes power; rise of Roman Empire (27bce)
Birth of Jesus (4bce)
1 C.E.Later Han dynasty invented paper, and compass (23ce)
Augustus founds Roman Empire(27ce)
Crucifixion of Jesus(30ce)
Beginning of Han decline(88ce)
Height of Roman Territory(106ce)
Reign of Dicloetian
Extensive agriculture practiced in Japan
Beginning of sassanid Empire in Persia
Beginning of decline of Rome(180ce)
Nasa culture (200ce)
Anasazi in North America(200ce)
Last Han emeror deposed(220ce)
300 C.E.Decline of Meroe
Spread of Buddhism
Yamato claim imperial control of Japan
Rise of Axum;conversion to Christianity
Second wave of Polynesian migrations to Hawaii
Constantine formatin of Eastern Empire; adoption of Christianity
400 C.E.Chineese script imported
First Han invasian
Last Roman emporer in West
Fall of Rome
Growth of Mayan civilization
Huns bvegin to invade india
500 C.E.Gupta Empire overturned by the Huns
Buddhism takes root in east and southeast Asia
Formation of Ghana
Justinina Eastern Emporer
Spread of Buddhism in Japan
600 C.E.Beginning of Islam
Tang dynasty in China
700 C.E.Spread of Islam; trans-Sahara trade in Africa
Shintoism unified into single national religion in Japan
800 C.E.Mississippian Culture
900 C.E.Polynesians to New Zealand
1,000 C.E.Height of kingdom of Ghana, Africa