2017 Keiryn Sandahl Dalat World History

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In History
  • 3,100 BCE

    4.1, Ancient Egypt, The First Pharaoh

    Menes unified Egypt and became the first pharaoh. He wore a double crown to show he is king of upper and lower Egypt.
  • 2,700 BCE

    4.2, The Old Kingdom, Mummification

    The Egyptians developed a system for preserving their dead called mummification.
  • 2,500 BCE

    4.2, Old Kingdom, The Pyramids

    The pyramids were tombs for the pharaohs. They are triangle-shaped. The Great Pyramid was built by Khufu.
  • 2,334 BCE

    3.1, Mesopotamia, Food Surplus!

    Food surplus allowed division of labor, which caused the first cities to develop. City-states were created. A city-state is a combination of a rural and an urban area.
  • 2,334 BCE

    3.2, Mesopotamia, The Akkadian Empire

    The people of Sumer who lived in city-states were always arguing with each other. So Sargon and the Akkadians came and conquered them. Sargon managed to conquer most of the Fertile Crescent, uniting its people under his rule and creating the first empire.
  • 2,000 BCE

    India- Harappan civilization

    In ancient India, the Harappans developed a civilization known as the Harappan civilization. They had a central government and well-planned cities with straight streets that intersected at right angles. They use carved stamps called seals when trading goods.
  • 1,800 BCE

    Sumer- The First Writing

    Sumerians developed the first writing system, called cuneiform. Following the creation of cuneiform, the Sumerians created epics, or long poems telling stories about ancient heroes.
  • 1,200 BCE

    The New Kingdom- Ramses the Great

    Ramses the Great was Egypt's last great pharaoh. He built many monuments including the Temple of Karnak.
  • 1,200 BCE

    Egypt- The Temple of Karnak

    The Temple of Karnak was created by Ramses the Great. Egyptians believed it was home to the gods.
  • 1,100 BCE

    China- The Mandate of Heaven

    The mandate of heaven is what gave kings the power to rule. If something bad happened during that king's rule, he didn't have the mandate of heaven anymore. Another king would be found.
  • 1,000 BCE

    Arayan India- The caste system

    The Aryans created the caste system. It determined your occupation based on your birth and wealth. The highest caste were the Brahmins, who were the priests. Then were the Kshatriyas, who were kings and warriors. The Vasyas were farmers, merchants, and craftsmen, and the Sudras were the lowest caste, the servants. The untouchables were considered so low they were without a caste.
  • -800 BCE

    Phoenicia- The first alphabet

    Along the Mediterranean Sea, the Phoenicians developed a trading society. Since they had no ruler of their own, they were ruled by other kingdoms. They also developed purple fabric, grew cedar trees, and created the first alphabet.
  • -751 BCE

    Kush- The conquest of Egypt

    Kush grew stronger and Egypt grew weaker. A Kushite King named Kashta attacked, and Kush conquered Egypt.
  • -563 BCE

    India- The Buddha

    A wealthy prince named Siddhartha Gautama left his home to learn how to stop suffering. He received enlightenment under a tree and became the Buddha. He taught the Four Noble Truths and the Eightfold Path.
  • -551 BCE

    China- Confucius

    Confucius was a Chinese scholar who believed that the way to have peace was through education and moral values.
  • -270 BCE

    The Mauryan Empire- Ashoka

    Ashoka was the emperor of the Mauryan empire when it was at its height. He taught many battles and conquered much of India. During the Battle of Kalinga, he saw much suffering and converted to Buddhism. He created many Buddhist monuments all over India.
  • -221 BCE

    China- Burning books

    In China, a new Legalistic emperor, Shi Huangdi, came into power. He ordered scholars to burn the books that did not agree with his opinions.
  • 160

    Kush- Queen Shanakhdakheto

    She was the first queen of Kush. Kush had several women rulers, queens were more important than in Egypt.
  • 320

    The Gupta Empire- Promotion of Hinduism

    When the Gupta Empire came to power, they promoted Hinduism as India's main religion.
  • Babylon- Hammurabi's Code: Modern day connection

    Hammurabi's Code was the first system of laws. Today, we also have laws. While our laws are not so severe as in ancient times, they share similarities with Hammurabi's Code.
  • Egypt- Papyrus: Modern Day Connection

    The Egyptians were the first to make a paper like material. We still use paper today, inspired by the Egyptian invention.
  • India: Modern Day Connection- Inaculation

    Inaculation is the act of injecting someone with a certain disease to help your body combat it. People still have injections today.
  • 4.5, Modern day connection: Silk

    Silk is still produced today. It is an important Chinese export.
  • Period:
    10,000 BCE
    to
    -800 BCE

    Ch. 3- Early Fertile Crescent People

    Thousands of years ago, the hunter-gatherers settle to be farmers, creating the first civilization!!!!!!!
    Important people groups:
    Sumerians
    Akkadians
    Babylonians
    Hittites
    Kassites
    Assyrians
    Chaldeans
    Phoenicians
  • Period:
    3,100 BCE
    to
    350

    Ch. 4- Egypt and Kush

    Ancient Egypt: 3100 BC to 2700 BC
    Old Kingdom: 2700 BC to 2200 BC
    Middle Kingdom: 2050 BC to 1750 BC
    New Kingdom: 1550 BC to 1050 BC
  • Period:
    2,300 BCE
    to
    500

    Ch. 5- Ancient India

    Many civilizations rose and fell in India.
    It was where the civilizations of Harappa, the Aryan civilization, and the Mauryan and Gupta empires where located.
  • Period:
    2,200 BCE
    to
    200

    Ch. 6- Ancient China

    In ancient China, there were many great dynasties such as the Xia, Shang, Zhou, Qin, and Han.