World History Topics 1

  • 3575 BCE

    Sumerians make pottery wheel

  • 3500 BCE

    Sumerians develop bronze

  • Period: 3300 BCE to 1500 BCE

    The Bronze Age

  • 3100 BCE

    Sumerians create a calendar

  • Period: 3100 BCE to 400

    Egyptian use of Hieroglyphics

  • 2780 BCE

    First Egyptian pyramid built

  • 2600 BCE

    First Egyptian embalmment

  • 2000 BCE

    Indo European Immigrants arrived in Italy

  • 1771 BCE

    Hammurabi creates Law Code

  • 1500 BCE

    Hitties develop and use iron

  • 1250 BCE

    The creation of the Ten Commandments

  • 1200 BCE

    The creation of Passover

  • Period: 1200 BCE to 600 BCE

    The Iron Age

  • 1000 BCE

    Phoenicians develop simple alphabet

  • 776 BCE

    Start of Olympic Games

  • 750 BCE

    The Ionians(greek) reintroduced culture crafts and skills

  • 750 BCE

    Greeks set up farming in southern Italy

  • 700 BCE

    Creation of Iliad and Odyssey

  • Period: 700 BCE to 336 BCE

    Hellenic period

  • 525 BCE

    Persia takes over Middle East

  • 500 BCE

    Pythagorean theorem

  • 451 BCE

    Wealthy Romans engrave the law in tablets

  • 400 BCE

    Hippocrates theory of body healing itself

  • Period: 323 BCE to 32 BCE

    Hellenistic Period

  • 300 BCE

    Euclid o Alexandria writes The Element of Geometry

  • 287 BCE

    Archimedes invents pulley

  • Period: 264 BCE to 146 BCE

    Punic Wars

  • 100 BCE

    30 percent of Romes population became slaves

  • 45 BCE

    Julius Cesar becomes dictator

    Cesar granted citizenship and helped the poor work
  • 31 BCE

    Octavian becomes ruler

  • 161

    Marcus Aurelius becomes Emperor of Rome

    He spent state money on his own pleasures that he bankrupted the treasury.
  • 200

    Army Legions install 28 emperors.

    Most of them were killed off in rapid succession. Doing this time of political disorder Romes armies were busier fighting each other than they were defending the empires borders.
  • 300

    Germanic tribes invade Roman Empire

  • 395

    Split of Roman Empire

  • 395

    The Romans abandon Britain

  • 476

    Fall of Roman Empire

  • Period: 476 to 1400

    Middle Ages

  • 700

    dispute breaks out about church icons in Byzantine

  • 800

    Charlemagne created Christian Roman Empire

  • Period: 800 to

    The Holy Roman Empire

  • 820

    Viking invasion

  • 850

    government supported University in Constantinople

  • Period: 1095 to 1204

    Crusades

  • 1100

    Guilds

  • 1120

    apprenticeships

  • 1140

    Rise of Middle Class

  • 1200

    New plow invented

  • 1204

    Fourth Crusade attack Constantinople.

  • 1211

    Ghangas Khan invasions

  • 1295

    The Middle Class emerged

  • 1300

    Giotto paints life of Francis

  • Period: 1400 to

    Renaissance

  • 1453

    Slavs took over leadership of Eastern Orthodox world

    this happened after Constantinople fell
  • 1535

    Reformation begins

  • 1540

    Jesuit religion recognized

  • 1555

    Peace of Augsburg is signed

  • Period: to

    American Revolution

  • Declaration of Independence

  • Constitution

  • Period: to

    French Revolution