world history

  • lucy

    The Lucy specimen is an early australopithecine and was founded about 3.2 million years ago. Lucy got her name in 1967 by the song "Lucy in the sky with diamonds" by the Beetles. The Lucy specimen discovery became very popular and drew a lot of interests that it even became a household name.
  • my birthday

    my birthday
    Melina Marie Worley was born in franklinville New Jersey
  • fire

    Homo Erectus, the first hominids to discover fire 300,000 to 400,000 years ago. this led to the species migrating into colder climates and reproducing in other areas further away from the equator.
  • New Stone Age

    New Stone Age
    In the New Stone Age or The Neolithic Era, is the period of development of human technology, beginning about 10,200 BC,
  • Old Stone Age

    Old Stone Age
    The Paleolithic or Old Stone Age is the period in pre history where hominids started to develop stone tools like spears this was around 10,000 BC the early humans usually lived in caves or huts or a simple teepee.
  • StoneHenge

    Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument on Salisbury Plain in Wiltshire, England. Stone Henge consists of an outer ring of vertical standing stones, each stone is roughly 13 feet high and 7 feet wide. The huge man-made circle was built around 5,000 years ago in the late Neolithic age and took about 1,000 years to build.
  • Neolithic weapons

    Neolithic weapons
    If you traveled back in time 2.5 million years ago, you would arrive in the time known as the Stone Age. During this time, humans began to use stone to produce tools and weapons in the world's first technological revolution. Leaf-shaped flint, which were used as knives and as arrows.
  • Cuneiform

    Cuneiform was established in 3,600 BC initially these clay tablets were used to keep records. From 3100 BC the state required every person to register their name along with details of their possessions. if a sale was made between the son of a man or the slave of a man there would need to be a witness present during the sale and a record of the sale would be engraved into a clay tablet using cuneiform.
  • The Wheel

    The Wheel
    The Wheel (3,200 BC) The wheel was invented to be used in pottery making, but the Mesopotamians used it for transportation in the form of the chariot around 2400 BC. The invention of the wheel can't be understated, and in ancient times, it revolutionized trade, ceramics, irrigation, and warfare.
  • Mathematics

    Mathematics (3000 BC) Mesopotamians were mathematicians and were the first to develop the place value system based on a number’s position in a sequence. The Babylonians based their math on the number 60, and this concept is known as the sexagesimal system. It led to the creation of the 360-degree circle and the 12-month year.
  • Assyrian Empire

    Assyrian Empire
    The Assyrian Empire (2500 BC) was the most prominent ruling empire of Mesopotamia, starting in the early Bronze Age and lasting until the Iron Age. Assyria gets its name from the ancient city of Assur which dates back to 2600 BC.The strongest ruler in the empire was Shamshi-Adad under his reign the empire expanded northwards and became very rich. After his death in 1781 BC, the empire weakened and fell to the Babylonians.
  • Maps

    Maps (2300 BC) Mesopotamia was indeed a place of significant technical and cultural innovation, and also the first civilization to bring us the map. The earliest map was discovered in Babylonia in 2300 BC in mud-tablet form.
  • prehistoric egypt

    prehistoric egypt
    Prehistoric Egypt refers to the era when the very first settlers made their homes along the Nile river. According to Egyptologists, the settlements started around 3100 BC which is referred to as the Early Dynastic Period. However, there are very few remains so researchers have been unable to determine its exact end. That is why the terms zero dynasty, dynasty 0, or the Protodynastic Period are used to describe the ending of this era.
  • Construction of the Step Pyramid at Saqqara

    Construction of the Step Pyramid at Saqqara
    The word “Saqqara” in Arabic refers to an ancient burial ground for Egyptian pharaohs. The Step Pyramid was built for this very purpose and served as a tomb for the Pharaoh Djoser. It is the first of the Egyptian pyramid structures.
    After the death of Djoser in the 27th century BC egyptians started and directed the construction of the Step Pyramid. The design consists of six steps or mastabas, it resembles a staircase of pharaoh tombs leading towards the gates of heaven.
  • Ending of the Old Kingdom

    Ending of the Old Kingdom
    Egypt's Old Kingdom ended, when a drought brought famine to the land, there was no longer any meaningful central government to respond to it. The Old Kingdom ended with the 6th Dynasty as no strong ruler came to the throne to lead the people.
  • The rise of the Middle Kingdom.

    The rise of the Middle Kingdom.
    The "Middle Kingdom" is a period of time during the history of Ancient Egypt. It lasted from 1975 BC to 1640 BC. The Middle Kingdom was the second peak period of the Ancient Egyptian civilization (the other two being the Old Kingdom and the New Kingdom). During this time all of Egypt was united under a single government and Pharaoh.
  • The rise of the New Kingdom.

    The rise of the New Kingdom.
    The "New Kingdom" is a period of time during the history of Ancient Egypt. It lasted from around 1520 BC to 1075 BC. The New Kingdom was the golden age of the civilization of Ancient Egypt. It was a time of wealth, prosperity, and power.
  • india's toilet system

    india's toilet system
    the first known toilet systems were used by the indus valley civilizations around 2,800 BC Archeological evidence of a sophisticated toilet system suggests that each house had running water and a private toilet, connected to a sewage system.
  • solar system

    solar system
    they understood the solar system, The first known mention of the solar system was found in the ancient Hindu text Rigveda written around 1,500 BC, approximately 3,000 before Copernicus. The Indian scholars realized that the Earth was not the center of the universe, that the sun had its own orbit, and the existence of other planets orbiting the sun.
  • The first diamonds

    The first diamonds
    Ancient indians mined the first diamonds,
    Diamonds have been mined in India since 700 BC. Workers gathered them from sources found in Indian rivers, including the Krishna. They were valued for their strength and their ability to reflect the sun and engrave metal.The earliest diamonds were found in India in 4th century BC
  • Universities

    They Established The First Universities
    India established some of the world’s first universities. One of the best-known is Nalanda, in the Indian state of Bihar. From 427 through 1197 AD, Nalanda was a Buddhist learning center, and it is believed that its library was the largest in the ancient world during its time.
  • numbers

    ancient indians were all about numbers.
    They created the Arabic numeral system, which is used to this day. They are also credited with the discovery of the number of “Pi” during the 9th century BC, inventing the decimal system, and developing the symbol for 0.
  • The Battle of Changping

    The Battle of Changping
    The Battle of Changping took place around 260 BC the Qin troops driven by Bai Qi crushed a colossal Zhao army of 400,000 men, successfully wiping out the Zhao army completely The Qin were now in a position to reunify China, and this was accomplished by their leader Qin Shi Huang. This was the historical backdrop to the building of the Great Wall of China, After Qin Shi Huang unified China, he went on to protect his newly established Qin dynasty.
  • Han rule

    Han rule
    In 202 BC, the Han dynasty rules by Liu Bang crushed Xiang Yu, a prominent warlord, and after the death of Qin Shi Huang in 210 BC, the Han rule was estavblished. This was a brilliant age and has come to define the national character. The Han dynasty line remained for a long time before it finally disintegrated. Then, the infamous Yellow Turban Rebellion began, marking the final defeat of the Han dynasty
  • mandate of heaven

    mandate of heaven
    in 1046 BC on of the earliest rulers of China, the Zhou established the idea of the Mandate of Heaven, in which a just ruler must maintain harmony between heaven and Earth.
  • the ming voyages

    the ming voyages
    The Ming dynasty (1368-1644) is known for cobalt-blue porcelain, the Forbidden City, the Great Wall and, under emperor Yongle, voyages to India, Africa and the Persian Gulf. the Chinese expeditionary fleet was heavily militarized and carried great amounts of treasures, which served to project Chinese power and wealth to the known world.
  • the first emperor

    the first emperor
    in 221 BC A Qin emperor, whose tomb is guarded today by the Terracotta Army near Xi’an, created China’s first centralized, unified state.
  • City of Rome Was Founded

    City of Rome Was Founded
    in 753 BC The city of Rome is founded. Legend has it that the twin sons of Mars, the god of war, named Romulus and Remus founded the city. Romulus killed Remus and became ruler of Rome and named the city after himself. Rome was ruled by kings for the next 240 years.
  • The Colosseum

    The Colosseum
    in 80 AD the colosseum was built. One of the great examples of Roman engineering is finished. It can seat 50,000 spectators.
    it was used for gladiator games and outside entertainment
  • the defeat of Pompey

    the defeat of Pompey
    in 45 BC Julius Caesar becomes the first dictator of Rome. Caesar makes his famous Crossing of the Rubicon and defeats Pompey in a civil war to become the supreme ruler of Rome. This signals the end of the Roman Republic.
  • the second punic war

    the second punic war
    in 218 BC Hannibal invades Italy. Hannibal leads the Carthage army in his famous crossing of the Alps to attack Rome. This is part of the Second Punic war.