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Q2 Timeline-William Johnston-Dalat/World History

  • 7000 BCE

    6.1-Huang He and Chang Jiang-The start of rice farming

    Farming in China began along the Huang he and the Chang Jiang rivers. During 700BC the Chinese started growing rice as the area was better for growing plants.
  • 2200 BCE

    6.1-China-The Xia Dynasty Begins

    According to ancient stories, a series of kings ruled in China. Around 2200 BC one of them named Yu the Great founded the Xia Dynasty.
  • 2000 BCE

    8.1-Greece-Minoans Beginning

    The minoans, who lived on Crete were almost always on sea trading and building boats. Their resources were usually wood, olive oil, And pottery which were trading for metals and jewels.
  • Period: 2000 BCE to 500 BCE

    Chapter 8-Ancient Greece

    During the time of Ancient Greece, the groups that were part of it were the: Minoans-2000BC, Mycenaeans-1600BC, Athenians-500BC.
  • 1600 BCE

    8.1-Greece-Mycenaeans Begins

    Mycenaeans were not recorded as Greek people but they made huge impacts on Greece such as trading resources and other things. They were also the first people to officially be called Greek.
  • Period: 1600 BCE to 1 CE

    Chapter 6-Ancient China

    During the times of ancient china the groups that participated in their times are the -Shang Dynasty-1500 BC, Xia Dynasty-1500 BC, Zhou Dynasty-1100 BC , Qin Dynasty-221 BC and Han Dynasty-207 BC. Some of their beliefs are Daoism, Legalism and Confusionism.
  • 1500 BCE

    6.1-Huang He River-The Shang Dynasty Beginning

    The first Dynasty recorded was the Shang Dynasty which was the strongest in the Huang He area. Shang rulers ruled in the northern area of China.
  • 1100 BCE

    6.2-Shang Kingdom- The Zhou Dynasty Rule

    In 1100 BC's the Zhou people started their rule over a kingdom in China. They made allies with other tribes and overthrew the Shang Dynasty. The Zhou people ruled for the longest time in its rule.
  • 771 BCE

    6.2-Zhou Kingdom- The stop of Zhou's rule

    During 771 BC invaders broke into the capital of their kingdom and ended the Zhou Dynasty's rule.
  • Period: 753 BCE to 27 BCE

    Chapter 10-Rome

    Some of the important parts in the Roman Era are: Rome is founded-753BC, Etruscans take Rome-600BC, Roman Republic is Founded-509BC, Rome and Carthage Battle-264-146BC, Augustus becomes Rome’s first emperor-27BC
  • 600 BCE

    8.2-Athens-Draco's new laws

    In the 600BC a group of people tried to take down the Aristocrats. They failed their overthrowing of the Aristocrats but in doing so
    they made Draco set a bunch of new rules which were very strict and mean.
  • 590 BCE

    8.2-Athens- Solon’s new rules

    In the 590BC, Solon created a new set of rules that were less harsh as the people used a threat to change the laws.
  • 585 BCE

    9.1-Persia-Cyrus The Great Begins

    Cyrus the great’s Rule was from around 585-529BC. He was successful because of the way he treated his people which helped his community a lot in communication . He didn’t force people to adopt the Persian customs and didn’t discriminate onthem either.
  • Period: 550 BCE to 30 BCE

    Chapter 9-Greece

    During the times of the Ancient Greece times the people who was most famous in Greece were: Cyrus the Great-550BC, Cambyses-???, Darius-546BC, Xerxes-480BC
  • 509 BCE

    10.1-Rome-The Beginning of The Early Republic

    In 509BC the Roman created a goverment which was made as a republic goverment. Each year a new leader who was an official to the goverment, they only had one year of power unless and then a new leader got elected.
  • 431 BCE

    9.2-Athens-The Peloponnesian War Begins

    The Peloponenesian War was a battle between Athens and Sparta. In 431BC the spartan army marched to Athens and surrounded the city to fight. Eventually Sparta won and they both were still enemy’s.
  • 400 BCE

    8.3-Greece-Aesop's Myths

    During the 400BC's, Aesop was around, some people think that he never lived and was a myth and his fables were created by a few people using one name.
  • 400 BCE

    10.2-Rome-The Change In Roman Goverment

    In around 400BC the plebeians complained about Rome’s Goverment which made the leaders decide to change their Goverment. They gave plebeians more power and abilities to do more.
  • 400 BCE

    10.3-Rome-Growth of The Territory and Trade starts

    After 400BC the Roman republic grew geographically and in trade. In about 200 years the Roman Empire had conquered almost all of Italy.
  • 359 BCE

    9.3-Greece-Phillip the Second becomes king

    In 359BC Phillip the second became king of Macedonia. The first year of the rule he defended his city from invaders and once done he did his invasion of his own.
  • 300 BCE

    9.4-Egypt-Euclid’s Birth

    Euclid was considered one of the best mathematicians in Egypt and taught in Alexandria in Astronomy and Music but also Geometry which he was most famous for.
  • 221 BCE

    6.3-China- The Qin Dynasty Beginning

    During 221 BC the king Ying Zheng succeeded in unifying China so he gave himself the name Shi Huangdi meaning First Emperor. Shi Huangdi followed the rules of Legalism to unify his country.
  • 207 BCE

    6.4-China-The Han Dynasty Rule

    When the Qin Dynasty died of in 207 BC, several groups fought for power.After a while a army led by Liu Bang, who was once a peasant, won the battle and started the Han Dynasty.
  • Period: 50 BCE to 1453

    Chapter 11-Rome and Christianity

    Some of the most important dates in Ancient Rome are: 45BC-Caesar becomes dictator, 44BC-Caesar gets assassinated, 43BC-Octavian and Anthony decide to rule Rome together, 42BC-Octavian and Anthony divide Rome and rule each separate part, 37BC-Anthony allies with Cleopatra the queen of Egypt., 31BC-Octavian defeats Anthony and Cleopatra in a battle,30- Octavian conquers Egypt and soon becomes emperor, 27BC-Octavian becomes Augustus and ruler for life
  • 42 BCE

    11.1-Rome-When Antony and Octavian took their Revenge

    In 42 BC Antony and Octavian avenged Caesar by killing all of the murderers who ended Caesar’s rule. Eventually Octavian became emperor and they took over the Roman Empire and took over more of the area around them.
  • 1 CE

    11.2-Bethlehem-Jesus’ birth

    In around the first century AD Jesus was horned and lived around. In no time he was one of the most known figures for teaching in history and had a huge impact on the Bible.
  • 200

    6.5-China- Buddhism comes to china

    Before long, Buddhism came to China in 200 AD. Both the poor and he upper classes believed in it and had equal rights.
  • 200

    11.3-Rome-Rome gets declined

    During the 200’s many foreign tribes formed around Rome’s northern border and in about a century later they began their raid on Rome.
  • 6.3-Xi'an-The Terra-Cotta warriors finding

    In 1974 archaeologists found the terra-cotta warriors near Xi'an. They were created with clay and meant to follow Shi Huangdi into the afterlife to protect him.
  • Chapter 6-Penang-Modern Day Event

    Ancient Chinese characters have helped the Chinese characters we have in Malaysia today and use in everyday life.
  • Chapter 8-Penang-Modern Day Event(Democracy)

    One of the Greek impacts on Penang today is Democracy as it would have influenced many other democracy's too.
  • Chapter 9-Penang-Modern Day Event(Geometry )

    A inpiration from Greece and Athens that impacted today would have been from Euclid who taught geometry which we have now in our math classes and other math things
  • Chapter 10-Penang-Modern Day Event(English Language

    The language of the romans which was Latin has influenced a lot of the english words we use today.
  • Chapter 11-Moden Day Event(Christianity)

    One of the biggest impacts from Ancient Rome must be the fact that Christianity was created there, it has been a religion for many years and still is today.