Honors World History Timeline Taylor Durham

  • 180

    Rome

    Farmers started to replace slaves in farming. This allowed farmers to live on the property if he could pay the owner with the crops he grew. This ended a little slavery.
  • 221

    Qin

    The Qin ruled from 221 B.C. through 206 B.C. Shi was their first emporer and he built the Great Wall Of China
  • 450

    Tables of Law

    Twelve tables of law passed with Pleblians and Patricians
  • 461

    Age of Pericles

    Greece had many goals during the Age of Pericles. There goal was to beatify Athens and create a better socitey.
  • 476

    Rome

    Rome had fallen.
  • 476

    Rome falls

    Rome fell due to weak leadership, invasions, and economy.
  • 500

    Athens

    The Education in Athens was segregated. Boys got to go to school starting at 7 years old, they studdied language, literature, math, etc. They also participated in athletic activites. Woman on the other hand were homeschooled, and tought how to be a proper wife.
  • 509

    Rome

    Rome changed from monarchy to Republic. Resolved economic issues.
  • 594

    Solon

    Abolished slavery, which brought changes against people who had done wrong.
  • Dec 5, 600

    Tang

    Around 600 B.C. the Tang over threw the Sui dynasty. the Tang Dynasty was known for the development of art and literature. They ruled from 618 C.E. - 907 C.E.
  • Dec 5, 600

    Sparta

    From 600-371 B.C. Greece had the most powerful army. The Spartans did'nt value art and education, they valued duty, stremgth, and discipline.
  • Dec 5, 621

    Draco

    Made slavery a debt. Developed Athenian code of law.
  • Dec 5, 725

    Sparta

    Sparta conquered half of their crop ad a treat becaue of their victory. Messenians revolted against Sparta.
  • Dec 5, 1000

    Rome

    Rome was built.
  • Dec 5, 1027

    Zhou

    The Zhou took over the Shang. They made their own society, but didn't bring much change.
  • Dec 5, 1027

    Mandate of Heaven

    Mandate of Heaven created. Divine right to rule.
  • Dec 5, 1300

    Ming

    Ming threw over the Yuan Dynasty. The Ming ruled from 1368-1644 C.E. They were known for their exquisite arts and crafts.
  • Indus

    Buildings in the Indus Valley declimed. Gradually they fell. It was said that cities shifted to do natural disasters and that destroyed the aggriculture.
  • Rome

    Romulus and Remus, two twin boys raised by wolves. Romulus killed Romus, and then created Rome.
  • Egypt

    The Egyptians did not use clay slabs to write on. Around 2300 B.C. they invented a better writing surface from papyrus reeds. The Egyptians cut the reeds up, dried them, and then pasrted them back together from the sap and wrote on them.
  • Mesopotamia

    Surplus of food occured, so trade grew. New cities started to arrive through this cultural diffusion.
  • Monsoons

    The Indus Valley lasted from 2500 B.C.- 1500 B.C. Twice a year a monsoon would happen. A monsoon is seasonal winds. The monsoons brought so much moisture that flooding happened. The flooding was beneficial for leaving behind silt for farming.
  • China

    In China family is close, but religion was closer. They believed that their ancestors brought good or eveil. Although the ancestors were considered as gods, Shang Di was the supreme god.
  • Egypt

    Egypt established trade which increased their economy.
  • Egypt

    In egypt, education was excellent. Their knowledge helped the economy grow, and increased the population.
  • Egypt

    King Menes rose to power as pharoah. He would eventually unite lower and upper Egyp.
  • Egypt

    Calculated a solar year (365 days). This helped them regulate the flood seasons. It was so accurate that it was only off todays calander by 6 hours.
  • Egypt

    Practiced mummification. Embalmers would disect the body so that the soul could return to it later in the afterlife.
  • Egypt

    Developed a social class. The King, Queen, and royal family were on top. Below them were the other members of the upperclass which included wealthy landowners, government officials, priests, and army commanders. The middle class consisted of merchants and artisans. The lower class, which was the largest, had peasant farmers. Later, slaves became source of labor.
  • Egypt

    The geography of the Nile was vital for civilization. Every year it flooded, left with rich black silt for which civilization could thrive on.
  • Egypt

    Created hieroglyphics. This led to easy communication, and scribes developing felxible style of language
  • Egypt

    Egypt was a theocracy which led to pharaohs taking rule becasue they were representing God in human form.
  • Egypt

    Social classes were not exactly permaneant. Egypts classes could be swtiched through marriage or success in work. Lower and middle classes could gain succession through these ways, and slaves could be freed if given loyal service.
  • Egypt

    People started to farm in Indus valley. This set up for a civlization later on.
  • Mesopotamia

    Sumerians appeared in Mesopotamia. Mesopotamia thrived into a good land for civilization becausae farming was easy and land was fertile
  • Sumerians

    The Sumerians were one of the first civilizations. They developed specialized workers, record keeping, advanced cities, and improved technology. They defined the basics of a civilization.
  • Mesopotamia

    Developed cuneiform on clay tablets. This was the creation of one of the first written languages, and enabled buisness accounts and records to be kept.
  • Mesopotamia

    Produced irrigation systems which allowed water to be carried to their fields, and to produce a surplus of crops
  • Mesopotamia

    Used geometry to create elaborate structures. This helped them create their irrigation systems, and helped them develope a math system based on the number 60.
  • Mesopotamia

    Practiced polytheism which effected their worship. They would hold ceremonies and sacrafice animals, food, and wine to the different gods.
  • Sumerians

    Sumerians traded grain, cloth, and crafted tools, so in return they recieved raw materials
  • Hammurabis Code

    Babylonian empire rose, and as a result Hammurabis code was developed. It was compsed of 282 specific laws such as "an eye for an eye"
  • Sumerians

    They had set social classes. Kings were at the top along with preists. In the middle class there were landowners and wealthy merchants. Majority of Sumerians were in a lowere class that consisted of artisans, farmers, and laborers. And the lowest class included slaves. These all led to a well structured society.
  • Sumerian Women

    Women held close status with men. This resulted in them becoming merchants, farmers, artisans, they could hold property in their own names, and could even join priesthood.Somw upperclass women learned to read and write, but few female scribes are recorded.
  • Mesopotamia

    Built temples and government buildings called ziggurats. These provided a house of worship, as well as a place for government affairs.
  • Mesopotamia

    Invented wheel, plow, and used bronze to make tools and weapons. This showed an advanced society and helped them create their architeture with arches, columns, and ramps.