History 110

  • Period: 10,000 BCE to 3500 BCE

    Neolithic Revolution

    The Neolithic Revolution, also called the Agricultural Revolution, marked the transition in human history from small, nomadic bands of hunter-gatherers to larger, agricultural settlements and early civilization.
  • Period: 4500 BCE to 1900 BCE

    Sumerian Civilization

    Known for their innovations in language, governance, architecture and more, Sumerians are considered the creators of civilization as modern humans understand it.
  • Period: 3300 BCE to 1300 BCE

    Harappan Civilization

    They developed the first accurate system of standardized weights and measures, some as accurate as to 1.6 mm.
  • Period: 3150 BCE to 323 BCE

    Ancient Egypt

    They are known for their quarrying, surveying and construction techniques.
  • Period: 2000 BCE to 1600 BCE

    Old Babylonin Period

    Nebuchadnezzar II is the greatest king of Babylonia. He conquered Syria and Palestine and made Babylon a splendid city.
  • Period: 2000 BCE to 1500 BCE

    Aryan Invasion of India

    Aryans created the Vedic religion, which worshiped many gods and goddesses. These gods are believed to be connected to the sky and natural phenomena.
  • Period: 1325 BCE to 1521 BCE

    Aztec Empire (Triple Alliance)

    The Aztecs were famous for their agriculture, cultivating all available land, introducing irrigation, draining swamps, and creating artificial islands in the lakes.
  • Period: 1200 BCE to 1150 BCE

    Bronze-Age Collapse

    The fall of a complex human society characterized by the loss of cultural identity and of socioeconomic complexity, the downfall of government, and the rise of violence.
  • Period: 1150 BCE to 587 BCE

    Ancient Israel

    God who created and rules the entire world and who at the end of history will redeem all Israel, all humankind, and indeed the whole world.
  • Period: 1100 BCE to 200 BCE

    The Phoenician Golden Age

    They famed for their commercial and maritime prowess and are recognized as having established harbors, trading posts and settlements throughout the Mediterranean basin
  • Period: 911 BCE to 609 BCE

    Neo Assyrian Empire

    their incredible military strength, technological innovation, and sophisticated government, the Neo-Assyrians created the largest empire the world had seen at that time.
  • Period: 814 BCE to 146 BCE

    Ancient Carthage

    They founded settlements throughout the Mediterranean during the first millennium B.C.
  • Period: 800 BCE to 146 BCE

    Ancient Greece

    their sophisticated sculpture and architecture. Greek culture influenced the Roman Empire and many other civilizations, and it continues to influence modern cultures today.
  • Period: 793 BCE to 1066 BCE

    The Viking age

    The Viking Age was the result of growing urbanism and trade throughout mainland Europe. As the Islamic world grew, so did its trade routes, and the wealth which moved along them was pushed further and further north.
  • Period: 701 BCE to 701 BCE

    The Assyrian Siege of Jerusalem

    In 701BC, the Assyrian emperor Sennacherib besieged the city of Jerusalem.
  • Period: 626 BCE to 539 BCE

    Neo Babylonian Empire

    The Neo-Babylonian Empire was famous for their architecture and created many amazing pieces like the Hanging Gardens. These were beautiful and innovative and unlike any others in that era.
  • Period: 599 BCE to 100 BCE

    Spartan Oligarchy

    In the oligarchy system, few people has the power to rule. Sparta also had an assembly just like Athens, but the main decisions were taken by the “Council of Elders” with two kings and twenty-eight other men as its members.
  • Period: 550 BCE to 330 BCE

    Persian (Achaemenid) Empire

    The Persians were the first people to establish regular routes of communication between three continents Africa, Asia and Europe. They built many new roads and developed the world's first postal service.
  • Period: 510 BCE to 27 BCE

    The Roman Republic

    They developed the best army in the world at that time, and ruled by force. They had fine engineering, and built roads, cities, and outstanding buildings.
  • Period: 508 BCE to 322 BCE

    Athenian Democracy

    In a pure democracy, laws are made directly by the voting majority leaving the rights of the minority largely unprotected. In a republic, laws are made by representatives chosen by the people and must comply with a constitution that specifically protects the rights of the minority from the will of the majority
  • Period: 498 BCE to 448 BCE

    The Greco-Persian Wars

    A series of wars fought by Greek states and Persia over a period of almost half a century.
  • Period: 480 BCE to 480 BCE

    The Battle of Termopylae

    The Persian victory at Thermopylae allowed for Xerxes' passage into southern Greece, which expanded the Persian empire even further.
  • Period: 431 BCE to 405

    Peloponnesian War

    an ancient Greek war fought between the Delian League, which was led by Athens; and the Peloponnesian League, which was led by Sparta. Sparta won.
  • Period: 400 BCE to 461

    The Celts

    The Celts were a collection of tribes with origins in central Europe that shared a similar language, religious beliefs, traditions and culture.
  • Period: 336 BCE to 323 BCE

    Conquests of Alexander the Great

    He was one of the world's greatest military generals, he created a vast empire that stretched from Macedonia to Egypt and from Greece to part of India.
  • Period: 322 BCE to 185 BCE

    The Mauryan Empire

    The Mauryan Empire was able to unite India into one state. This will make them the biggest empire of ancient India because they conquered the whole thing.
  • Period: 305 BCE to 30 BCE

    Ptolemaic Empire

    one of Alexander's most trusted generals and confidants, won control of Egypt from his rivals and declared himself pharaoh. Alexandria, a Greek polis founded by Alexander, became the capital city and a major center of Greek culture, learning, and trade for the next several centuries.
  • Period: 300 BCE to 900

    Mayan Civilization

    Known for the most sophisticated and highly developed writing system in pre-Columbia Americas. As well as for its art, architecture, mathematics, calendar, and astronomical system.
  • Period: 264 BCE to 241 BCE

    The First Punic War

    The war was between Carthage and Rome. Rome won
  • Period: 221 BCE to 206 BCE

    Qin Dynasty

    The Qin empire is known for its engineering marvels, including a complex system of over 4,000 miles of road and one superhighway.
  • Period: 218 BCE to 202 BCE

    The Second Punic War

    The war was between Carthage and Rome. Rome won
  • Period: 202 BCE to 220

    Han Dynasty

    The Han Dynasty is known its long reign and its achievements, which included the development of the civil service and government structure; scientific advancements such as the invention of paper, use of water clocks and sundials to measure time, and development of a seismograph
  • Period: 167 BCE to 160 BCE

    The Maccabean Revolt

    Antiochus IV forbidden the Jewish to worship there god and they revolted. Revolt succeeded After an early victory in the recapture of Jerusalem and the cleansing of the Second temple, fighters under Judah Maccabee held an 8 day festival at the Hanukkah, or "dedication" of the altar.
  • Period: 149 BCE to 146 BCE

    The Third Punic War

    The war was between Carthage and Rome. Rome won
  • Period: 134 BCE to 44 BCE

    The Crisis of the Roman Republic

    The crisis of the Roman Republic refers to an extended period of political instability and social unrest
  • Period: 130 BCE to 1553

    The Silk Road

    The Silk Road was an ancient trade route that linked the Western world with the Middle East and Asia. It was a major conduit for trade between the Roman Empire and China and later between medieval European kingdoms and China.
  • Period: 69 BCE to 30 BCE

    Cleopatra

    Cleopatra actively influenced Roman politics at a crucial period and was especially known for her relationships with Julius Caesar and Mark Antony.
  • Period: 63 BCE to 14

    Augustus Caesar

    Caesar Augustus was one of ancient Rome's most successful leaders who led the transformation of Rome from a republic to an empire. During his reign, Augustus restored peace and prosperity to the Roman state and changed nearly every aspect of Roman life
  • Period: 27 BCE to 476

    The Roman Empire

    The Roman Empire was know for the most extensive political and social structure in western civilization.
  • 4 BCE

    The Birth of Christ

    Jesus Christ, the lord and savior of the Christians, was born on December 25th or commonly known as Christmas.
  • AD 1

    Traditional Date for the Birth of Christ

    BC stands for Before Christ and AD stands for After Death
  • 30

    Crucifixion of Christ

    Jesus Christ was Crucified on April 3rd also known as Easter.
  • Period: 320 to 543

    The Gupta Empire

    They had major advances in science and engineering. The revolutionized math, arts, religion and astronomy.
  • Period: 330 to 1453

    The Byzantine Empire

    They are know for influencing many cultures, primarily due to its role in shaping Christian Orthodoxy.
  • 476

    The Fall of Rome

    It was the Huns invading from the east that caused the domino effect, they invaded the Goths, who then invaded the Roman Empire.
  • Period: 563 to 483

    Siddhartha Gautama (The Buddha)

    Buddhism is predominat is southeast Asia.
  • Period: 618 to 907

    Tang Dynasty

    The Tang Dynasty is known for it arts and culture. It has some of the best art in the history of China.
  • Period: 768 to 899

    The Carolingian Renaissance

    The Carolingian Renaissance was known for an increase of literature, writing, the arts, architecture, jurisprudence, liturgical reforms, and scriptural studies.
  • Period: 801 to 1492

    The Reconquista

    The significance of la Reconquista in Spain was that it was a period marked by Christian re-conquest of Christian territory that had been seized by the Muslim kingdoms. The idea was to expel the Moors (Muslims) from the Iberian Peninsula ending Muslim rule in the region.
  • Period: 960 to 1279

    Song Dynasty

    The Song dynasty was known for its administrative sophistication and complex social organization. Some of the largest cities in the world were found in China during this period
  • Period: 1066 to 1066

    The Norman Conquest

    The Norman elite replace that of the Anglo-Saxons and take over the country's lands, the Church was restructured, a new architecture was introduced in the form of motte and bailey castles and Romanesque cathedrals, feudalism became much more widespread
  • Period: 1096 to 1291

    The Crusades

    The Crusades are a series of military campaigns organised by Christian powers in order to retake Jerusalem and the Holy Land back from Muslim control.
  • Period: 1235 to

    The Mali Empire

    Islamic learning centers, schools, and universities, and the grandest library in all of Africa and made Mali into a multilingual and multi ethnic kingdom.
  • Period: 1368 to

    Ming Dynasty

    It is known for its trade expansion to the outside world. The Ming Dynasty is also remembered for its drama, literature and world-renowned porcelain.
  • Period: 1438 to 1533

    The Inca Empire

    Famed for their unique art and architecture, they constructed finely-built and imposing buildings wherever they conquered, and their spectacular adaptation of natural landscapes with terracing, highways, and mountaintop settlements continues to impress modern visitors at such world famous sites as Machu Picchu.