2017 Jasmine Hassan Dalat World History

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In History
  • 4,500 BCE

    4 - Egypt - Geography and Ancient Egypt

    The water, silt, and protective geographic surroundings let a huge civilization to rise up in Egypt. The Nile in Egypt gave life to the desert giving Egypt the name "The Gift Of The Nile." After farming started developing in the Nile, the civilization of Egypt started to develop along the river. Many powerful leaders unified Egypt.
  • 4,000 BCE

    3.4 - Sumer - The Rise Of Sumerian and Akkadian Empire

    The Sumerians, developed what is called a city-state (consisting of a city and a countryside around it). Aside from Sumer, there also rose the Akkadian empire. In the Akkadian empire, a rebel of the Sumerian empire, Sargon, ruled over the empire. Sargon was a powerful monarch. He had many tricks up his sleeve when on the battlefield. Many of the Sumerians worshipped polytheism (a worship of multiple gods).
  • 3,500 BCE

    3.3 - Sumer - Sumerian Achievements

    In Sumer, they developed the first form of writing called cuneiform. After that, they developed a form of writing with picture symbols, called a pictograph. Usually, a scribe would use these forms of writing to copy a document of some sort. Not long after, the Epic of Gilgamesh was created.
  • 3,500 BCE

    4.5 - Kush - Ancient Kush

    Kush and Egypt had a very weird relationship. They would trade with each other. However, they would also fight a lot. Merchants were the traders who traded with Kush along the Mediterranean and Red Sea. Kush would export goods to their other neighbors, and get imports for repayment.
  • 3,300 BCE

    4.4 Egypt - Egyptian Achievements

    The Egyptians made achievements in all types of things such as writing, art, and architecture. They developed an Egyptian writing system using hieroglyphics.
  • 3,100 BCE

    4.1 - Egypt - Geography and Ancient Egypt

    We learned about how the ancient Egyptians were built next to a river delta (the Nile River). Every so often the Nile would start having a cataract (a rapid flood) which would sometimes destroy crops. So, the Egyptians installed irrigation systems to help the unexpected floodings. In addition, pharoahs ruled over ancient Egypt. The most famous Pharoah was called Menes (3100BC)
  • 2,700 BCE

    4.2 - Egypt - The Old Kingdom

    The Old Kingdom was a period in ancient Egyptian history that lasted about 2700 - 2200 BC. The most famous pharaoh of the Old Kingdom was called Khufu who ruled around the 2500s BC. The most important person in Egyptian culture was the pharaoh. However, just below the pharaoh were the upper classes. These people were called nobles (from rich and powerful families).
  • 2,630 BCE

    4.2 - Egypt - The Pyramids

    In the early ages, Egyptians believed that burial sites (especially royal tombs) were very important. So they built pyramids, which were humongous stone tombs with four triangle shaped sides that met at the very top.
  • 2,600 BCE

    4.2 - Egypt - Religion and Egyptian Life

    Much of the ancient Egyptian religion focused on the afterlife, or the life after death. They believed that the afterlife was a happy place. Part of their religion also included mummification. A mummy would be a specially treated dead body wrapped in cloth.
  • 2,000 BCE

    8.1 - Greece - Geography and the Early Greeks

    The geography in Greece helped develop the Greek Civilization.The Greeks were influenced by trading cultures that were developed in the Minoan and Mycenaean civilizations. However, the Greeks made city-states for safety and protection.
  • 1,800 BCE

    3.4 - Euphrates River- The Babylonians

    The Babylonians was located on the Euphrates River (near what is now Baghdad, Iraq. Their most powerful monarch was called Hammurabi. They were known for the Hammurabi code (a set of 282 laws).
  • 1,600 BCE

    6.1 - China - Geography of Early China

    China's geography made travel very hard, put farming was very easy. The civilization of Early China started along the Huang He, by the Chang Jiang river. The first dynasties of China helped China develop and helped them make many other achievements.
  • 1,600 BCE

    MDC - China

    *couldnt fit the modern day connection on timeline*
    The modern day connection is that when the Shang dynasty created their first writing system, it is still used to this day. In addition, the Han Dynasty influenced the people today with Confucianism.
  • 1,250 BCE

    5.2 - India - Origins of Hinduism

    Hinduism is the largest religion in India. It was developed from the beliefs and practices from the Early Indians.
  • 1,100 BCE

    6.2 - China - Zhou Dynasty and New Ideas

    Before the Zhou dynasty declined, the Zhou dynasty expanded China. A man called Confucius gave ideas to bring peace to Chinese society. However, Daoism and Legalism had many followers as well.
  • 1,050 BCE

    Egypt - Middle Kingdom + New Kingdom (Section 3, Ch. 4)

    The Middle Kingdom was when there was a period of time when they had a stable government. In the New Kingdom, trade and military power was at the highest point in Egyptian history. Both classes had different family and work life.
  • -940 BCE

    Asia Minor, Mesopotamia, Babylon - The Hittites, Assyrians, Chaldeans (Section 4, Ch. 3)

    The Hittites lived in the Asia Minor. They had many Hittite rulers, and were the first group of people who could skillfully use the chariot. The Assyrians lived in Northern Mesopotamia. They had multiple Assyrian kings who ruled and they were known for being fierce in battle. The Chaldeans (from the Syrian Desert) settled down in the modified version of Babylon. Their main leader was Nebuchadnezzar. They were known for studying astronomy, for they were the centre of it all.
  • -800 BCE

    Phoenicia - The Phoenicians (Section 4, Ch. 3)

    The Phoenicians lived in a place called Phoenicia (located down in the Fertile Crescent). Their main leader was called King Ahiram. They were known for creating the first ever alphabet.
  • -720 BCE

    8.3 - Greece - Greek Mythology and Literature

    Myths were created to explain the Earth. The ancient Greek literature gives some of the worlds most amazing stories, epics, and poems, The Greek literature still influences our world today!
  • -520 BCE

    India - Origins of Buddhism (Section 3, Ch 5)

    India developed Buddhism, which is now a major religion in India. It all began when a legend was created. Siddharta Guatama's story captivated many Indians -- a man who wandered throughout India in search of wisdom. Buddhism is a religion to help you find peace within yourself, and not in others. Buddhism isn't just in India. After Buddhism was spread throughout India, other countries started worshipping Buddhism as well.
  • -500 BCE

    8.2 - Athens, Greece - Government in Athens

    In early Athens, rich landowners and powerful leaders ruled. The first ever proper democracy was actually developed in Athens. However, their ancient democratic ways were very different than ours today.
  • -320 BCE

    India - Indian Empires (Section 4, Ch 5)

    Back then, there were two Indian empires that were great empires. The empire that unified most of India was an empire called the Mauryan Empire. Then, the Gupta empire rose to power. Many leaders of the Gupta empire encouraged Hinduism.
  • -221 BCE

    6.3 - China - The Qin Dynasty

    The first Qin emperor, Shi Huang Di, created a powerful but strict political system. Shi Huang Di conquered all of China, and unified it. The Qin dynasty was the shortest lasting dynasty.
  • -206 BCE

    6.4 - China - The Han Dynasty

    The government of the Han Dynasty was based off of the teachings of Confucius. The family life was strengthened in the Han Dynasty (your parents could send you to jail if you had disobedience)! The Han Dynasty was the first dynasty to have a common emperor. They made many achievements in art, learning, and literature.
  • -206 BCE

    6.5 - China - Han Contacts with Other Cultures

    During the Han Dynasty, manufacturing and farming grew popular in the trading committee. The trade routes linked China together with Eastern Europe and Rome. Buddhism started to influence China from India, and gained many Chinese followers.
  • 300

    India - Indian Achievements (Section 5, Ch 5)

    In India, many mastered the skill of art and science. Beautiful and religious paintings and sculptures were created by Indian artists. During the Gupta period, the Sanskrit language increased in popularity throughout the country. In addition, many Indians mastered the skill of medicine, an example of one of the main sciences the Indians mastered.
  • 726

    India - Geography and Early India (Section 1, Ch 5)

    India's first civilization was developed around the Indus River. India contains great geography, such as the Himalayan mountains, beautiful rivers, and very heavy rains. The Harappan civilization was one of the first civilizations to develop along the Indus River (the most famous river in India at the time). Then, the Aryan migration to India altered with the region's civilization.
  • Hong Kong - Jasmine Hassan was born

    Finally, baby Jasmine a born healthy and happy. Her parents are rejoicing and so is her family.
  • Studying History - (Section 1, Ch. 3)

    In this first section, we learned about how history can impact you, others, and your world. We learned about how primary sources are written events that you actually participated in, and how secondary sources are written events you DID NOT take part in. Finally, we learned about archaeologists who study artifacts and the historians who study our past.
  • 6 - China's modern day connection

    The modern day connection of China is how the Han dynasty influenced the art in China today. In addition, the Qin dynasty's writing system is still used to this day. Lastly, Confucianism is still believed to this day and is a common practice with multiple Chinese families.
  • Period:
    10,000 BCE
    to
    -500 BCE

    Fertile Crescent - People (Ch. 3)

    Right after the Sumerians, a lot of cultures ruled over portions of the Fertile Crescent, including the Babylonians, the Hittites, the Assyrians, the Akkadians, the Sumerians, the Chaldeans, and the Phoenicians. The modern day connection is that the Mesopotamian people influenced trade today, such as the trade routes and so on.
  • Period:
    4,500 BCE
    to
    700

    Egypt - Early Egypt (Ch 4)

    Old Kingdom lasted 2700 - 2200 BC. Middle Kimgdom lasted 1700 BC. New Kimgdom lasted 1550 BC. Hieroglyphics developed in 730 BC. The modern day connection about ancient Egypt and Kush is that their hieroglyphics impacted a little bit on the English alphabet and is a common study of many archaeologists. The modern day connection is that now people have some knowledge on surgery since the Egyptians mummified corpses by taking out their organs.
  • Period:
    2,300 BCE
    to
    500

    Ancient India (Ch 5)

    In this chapter we will learn about all types of culture. Such as Hinduism, Jainism, etc. We will also learn about the development of India and about India's first ever civilization. The modern day connection is that the Indians advanced in math and science, and the Hindu Arabic numerals are still used today.
  • Period:
    2,000 BCE
    to
    -500 BCE

    Ch. 8 - Greece

    The ancient Greeks were influenced with trading cultures and individual city-states. Athens were the first ever people to have a proper and direct democracy. The modern day connection is that the Greek's myths and literature have influenced modern culture and language today.
  • Period:
    1,600 BCE
    to
    AD 1

    6 - Early China

    The civilization of Early China started with the Shang Dynasty a along the Huang He river. Then, the Zhou dynasty stabilized the political systems to help the political and social problems in China. Next, the Qin dynasty unified China with a strong government and Shi Huang Di's standardization. After the fall or the Qin dynasty, the Han dynasty ruled over China and changed the government system and influenced art. Then trade was influenced so that the Chinese could trade with other countries.