2017 Ashley Yeoh Dalat World/US History

Timeline created by Queen Cold
  • 7,000 BCE

    3.1, Mesopotamia, The rise of civilization

    Hunter-gatherers settled in Mesopotamia and learnt how to farm. The farmer grew wheat, barley, and other grains. Livestock were birds and fish.
  • 3,300 BCE

    4.1, Egypt, Hieroglyphics

    Hieroglyphics were first created in 3300 BC. Hieroglyphics were egypts first writing system. It consists of 600 symbols that is written on papyrus, long-lasting paper-like material.
  • 3,100 BCE

    4.2, Egypt, Kings unify Upper and Lower Egypt

    Menes rose to power in Upper Egypt and wanted to unify Upper Egypt with Lower Egypt. He took over Lower Egypt and created the first pharaoh and started the first dynasty.
  • 3,000 BCE

    3.2, Mesopotamia, City-states of Sumer were created

    The people in Sumer lived in Rural and Urban areas. They were the first advanced society. The combination of rural and urban areas were called city-states. The sumerians then helped start the modern day society.
  • 2,700 BCE

    4.3, Egypt, Burial Practices

    Egyptians believed that a body needs to be preserved for afterlife before being buried. They remove the organs and put it in special jars, and the body is wrapped in cloth to be preserved.
  • 2,300 BCE

    5.1, India, India's first cities

    Harappa, the city of Harapan and Mohenjo Daro were two major cities in 2300 BC of India. They neighbored each other by just 300 miles apart. The cities were guarded by city fortresses, but generally lived peacefully.
  • 2,000 BCE

    5.2, India, the caste system

    The caste system is strict system that divided the four Varnas, Brahmins, Kshatriyas, Vaisyas, Sudras, and the untouchables, they don't Belong to any caste. The people could not change their caste, only on a very, very, rare occasion could a person change a caste.
  • 1,800 BCE

    3.3, Sumer, the creation of writing

    They created cuneiform, the first writing system. They used styluses to make wedge-shaped symbols on clay tablets. Pictographs were picture symbols, where each picture represented an object. Cuneiform lets them use more complex ideas.
  • 1,595 BCE

    3.4,Mesopotamia, Kassites and Hittites

    They mastered ironworking and skillfully used the chariots. They took control of babylon for a short while but their king was assassinated. Soon after the kingdom fell into chaos.
  • 1,500 BCE

    4.4, Egypt, Kush and Egypt conquest

    Kush and Egypt were neighbors to each other. They would trade with each other and war with each other. One time Egypt, Pharaoh Thutmose, conquered Kush in 1500 BC.
  • 1,500 BCE

    6.1 China, The Shang dynasty

    The first clearly-known dynasty was the Shang dynasty in 1500 BC. It established the social order and China's first writing system.
  • 1,200 BCE

    4.5, Egypt, Invasions of Egypt

    Pharaoh Ramses II came to power. He ruled the longest in Egyptian history and fought the Hitites. He eventually signed a peace treaty with the Hittites, which made them great allies.
  • 1,100 BCE

    6.2 China, Zhou Dynasty.

    The Zhou Dynasty possessed the Mandate of Heaven, that gave them the power to rule. They expanded their rule from the Huang He to the Chang Jiang. They also made a newer political system.
  • -563 BCE

    5.3, India, Siddhartha Guatama's quest for answers

    Siddhartha was born on 563 BC in northern India. He was part of the Kshatriya, warrior class. He never had problems with people because of his class. He wasn't satisfied and when he saw how hard others had it he questioned life. By 30 he had already left his home in search of answers.
  • -270 BCE

    5.4, India, King Asoka

    Asoka is the grandson of Candragupta Maurya. He was the strongest ruler of all the Mauryan empires. During his rule he converted to Buddhism. After that he improved many of his people's lives by building roads and digging wells.
  • -221 BCE

    6.3 China, Qin Dynasty unified China

    The first emperor in all of China is Shi Huang Di. He unified all of China by conquering all the other dynasties. As an emperor, he made many policies and used legalism as his rule.
  • -140 BCE

    6.4 China, Han Dynasty, Emperor Wudi

    Emperor Wudi wanted a strong government. Confucianism became China's government system. He also valued education, so government officials had to have education.
  • 100

    5.5, India, Mathematics and other sciences

    The Indians were advanced at mathematicians in their days. They developed the Hindu-Arabic numerals that we use today. They also practiced inoculation, injecting small doses of poison in their body to build stronger defenses against poison. Doctors did surgery but if they couldn't find a cure they'd use "magic" to help them recover. The Indians were also interested in astronomy. They knew seven planets in our solar system, the sun is a star that has planets circle it, and the earth is a sphere.
  • 200

    6.5 China, The Silk Road

    The Silk Road was a 4000 mile long trading network from China to the Mediterranean Sea. Chinese traders sold the goods to Central Asia traders, who sold it to other trader to bring somewhere else.
  • Ch. 3, Modern Day, Babylon, now Baghdad, Iraq, Hammurabi's Code is made

    Hammurabi had a set of laws that inspired the modern day laws today. He made laws on everything, some of which is still in modern days laws.
  • Ch. 5, Modern Day, India, Buddhism

    In 200 to 251 BC, Buddhist missionaries were sent out of India to spread. They sent missionaries to Central Asia, Persia, even as far as Syria and Egypt, than it spread through the Silk Road to China, Korea, and Japan.Now Buddhism is a very large and well known religion.
  • Ch. 4, Modern Day, Egypt, Family life

    In Egypt, women had rights to own property, make contracts, and divorce. They started divorce, but also started women rights. Which we now have.
  • Ch. 6, Modern Day, China, Family origins

    My mom's side of the family all originates from China. One of them that is still alive came from a boat to Penang because China was getting poor
  • Period:
    7,000 BCE
    to
    -500 BCE

    Ch. 3, Early Fertile Cresent People

    Sumerians, Akkadians, Babylonians, Hittites and Kassites, Assyrians, Chaldeans, and Phoenicians.
  • Period:
    4,500 BCE
    to
    400

    Ch. 4, Ancient Egypt and Kush

    Old Kingdom, Middle Kingdom, New Kingdom, Achievements, and Ancient Kush
  • Period:
    2,300 BCE
    to
    500

    Ch. 5, Ancient India

    Early India, the origins of many religions such as, Hinduism and Buddhism. The indian empires, and the Indian achievements.
  • Period:
    1,600 BCE
    to
    AD 1

    Ch. 6, Ancient China

    Early China, the Zhou dynasty, Qin dynasty, Han dynasty, and other cultures