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World History Topics 2

By _wyn_
  • 300

    Germanic Invasions into Rome

  • 395

    Roman Empire was Divided/Byzantine Empire was born

  • 400

    Romans abandoned Britain

  • 455

    The Vandals raided and throughly sacked Rome

  • 476

    The year the Roman Empire Fell

  • 500

    Simple Map of the Area the Slavs occupied

    Simple Map of the Area the Slavs occupied
  • Period: 500 to 1500

    The Middle Ages

  • 527

    Justinian became Emperor

  • 533

    The Corpus of Civil Law is finished

  • 570

    The Birth of Muhammad

  • Period: 661 to 750

    The Start and End Of the Historical Jihads

  • 700

    The Feudal System

    Feudalism was a highly decentralized form of government that stressed alliances of mutual protection between monarchs and nobles of varying degrees of power. The system was based on giving land to nobles in exchange for loyalty and military aid. With the land came peasants to farm it and many powers usually reserved for governments.
  • 750

    Expansion of Early Islamic Empire

    Expansion of Early Islamic Empire
  • Period: 768 to 814

    The Time of Charlemagne

  • 800

    Creation of a Christian Roman Empire

    Charlemagne came to Rome to militarily defend Pope Leo III against the Roman nobles. To show his gratitude, Leo crowned Charlemagne the new Roman emperor.
  • 800

    The Viking Invasions

  • Period: 800 to 1000

    Invasions of Europe

    The expansion of the Vikings
  • 962

    The Holy Roman Empire

    The Holy Roman Empire
  • Period: 962 to

    The Holy Roman Empire

  • 1000

    Economic Expansion

    Agriculture - A.D. 1000 collar harness replaced ox yoke. Horses pulled the plow faster than oxen. Farmers planted and plowed more crops. Other Technology - Writing in vernacular made literature more accessible to be people. Guilds - A.D. 1100s the guilds prohibited competition, standards of quality to protect the public from shoddy goods. Trade and Commerce - Sea-lanes and roads made it so that silks and spices could come from Asia. Money Economy - Currency stability with moneychangers
  • Period: 1095 to 1099

    The First Crusade

  • Period: 1147 to 1149

    The Second Crusade

  • Period: 1189 to 1192

    The Third Crusade

  • 1204

    The Fourth Crusade

    By the end of the Crusades, the European presence in the East heightened demand at home for Eastern luxury goods: spices, sugar, melons, tapestries, silk, and other items. Commerce increased in the eastern Mediterranean area and especially benefited Italian trading cities, such as Venice and Genoa. They also learned from the Muslims how to build better ships, make more accurate maps, use the magnetic compass to tell direction, and improve their weaponry.
  • 1211

    Ghengis Khan invaded China

    Ghengis Khan invaded China
    Even after Ghengis Khan died the Mongols continued their advance. By A.D. 1279 all of China's territory was in their hands. During the A.D. 1230s and A.D 1240s, a Mongol army led by the commander Batu conquered East Slavic lands. In A.D. 1258 the commander Helagu captured Baghdad.
  • Period: 1216 to 1272

    A new social class - the middle class - was emerging

  • Period: 1350 to

    The Italian Renaissance

    Humanists led the educated public to classical values and encouraged a ferment of new ideas that eventually spread from Italy throughout Europe and reshaped European civilization. It also fashioned a new social order in which wealth and ability mattered more than aristocratic titles and ownership of land.
  • Period: 1430 to 1580

    The Northern Renaissance

    the movable type. Books were published more quickly and less expensively. Production of humanist texts could now begin to match the newfound desire for such works. Kings and queens so eagerly supported scholars and artists that the number of humanists in the north grew rapidly along with the popularity of humanist ideas.
  • 1453

    The Slavs take over as leaders of the Eastern Orthodox

  • 1517

    The Reformation

    Two things that I think are important from this time is the religious liberty that came from Anabaptists and the transformed Europe's religious landscape that was made due to the Lutheranism.
  • A new economic policy, Mercantilism

    A new economic policy, Mercantilism
  • The American Revolution

    Bill of Rights and the declaration of independence. Also proof that Enlightenment thoughts work.