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  • 7,650 BCE


    A way to supply water in droughts and keep water at the same level in floods.
  • 7,500 BCE

    3.1-Mesopotamia-Food Surplus

    The Mesopotamians had extra food from farming and they decided they would do their own hobbies. They started a division of labor or as we know it jobs.
  • 5,900 BCE


    Sumerians made advances medically, mathematically, and technologically. They made healing drugs from herbs. They made wheels and wagons. And they made a numbering system of 60.
  • 5,200 BCE


    Cuneiform was the Sumerians first language they could write down. This was a series of wedges in a line that made a sentence. They made this by carving these wedges out with a sharp tool called a stylus in wet clay.
  • 3,150 BCE

    4.1-Egypt-First Dynasty

    The first dynasty started with Menes the Pharaoh with the cool double crown. This is important because nobody could become king or queen within being in the family unless he or she took over the kingdom.
  • 3,100 BCE

    4.1-Egypt-Uniting Under Menes

    Menes ruled in upper Egypt and he wanted to unite upper and lower Egypt as one kingdom. So that's exactly what he did he marched his troops down there took over and united each side and became the first pharaoh.
  • 2,300 BCE

    India, Location

    India's location is very defensive and hard to attack to the North was The Himalayan Mountains and the Indian Kush Mountains to the west east and south is the Indian Ocean and the Bay of Bengal. This is important because this makes India very safe.
  • 2,300 BCE


    Sargon was born in Sumerian he was raised by Sumerians he rebelled against his king and took over Kish. As he was king he decided I need more land so he broke the peace between him and Sumeria and built a new capital on the Euphrates River called Akad. Sargon built up his army and eventually took over all Sumer city states establishing the worlds first Empire.
  • 2,250 BCE


    Big stone tombs with four triangular sides made for pharaohs.
  • 2,200 BCE


    Mummies are body's of people who are wrapped in a cloth that was treated to keep the body in a good condition. This was only done to the people that had enough money to pay for it. They also did this so the souls of the dead people would be pleased with their family.
  • 2,200 BCE

    India, Four Varnas

    The four Varnas are India's social hierarchy on top was the Brahmins or Hindu Priests second were Kshatriyas the rulers or warriors third was the Vaisyays the farmers, craftsmen, and traders forth was the Sudras workers and servants. last was the untouchables the people who broke the caste system and if you touched them you would become an untouchable as well. the only way to brake the caste system was to hang out with people in a different caste.
  • 2,000 BCE

    3.2-Mesopotamia-City States

    A city state is a Urban area with rural areas all around it.
  • 2,000 BCE

    India, Aryan Migration

    In 2000 BC the Aryans first arrived in India so these people are the equivalent of the first settlers of North America. They spread throughout India starting their own civilizations.
  • 2,000 BCE

    India, Caste System

    The caste system was a set groups that you could hang out in and only in them you couldn't be with or interact with other groups. The highest were the Brahmins or priests. Then were the Kshatriyas or warriors and rulers third was the vaisyas traders farmers and craftsman. Fourthly was the Sudra servants and workers and last were the untouchables who were very unlucky people. If you interacted with them you would be an untouchable. This is important because you can't be what tou want.
  • 1,770 BCE

    3.3-Babylon-Hammurabi Code

    Hammurabi's Code was a set of 282 laws that were part of daily life. The people must follow them or they would get very brutal punishments. And if you hurt a rich man the punishments were worse than a poor man. This is an important because today we have fare laws for each other in daily life.
  • 1,750 BCE

    4.3-Egypt-Middle Kingdom

    End of the old Kingdom this started when a king won a war that led years of peace.
  • 1,550 BCE

    4.3-Egypt-New kingdom

    The Knew kingdom was the third and last kingdom. This kingdom came after the middle kingdom and started because of Ahmose he took over this area and started the New Kingdom. This kingdom was also known for being at their rise in power so they were at the best point in this time.
  • 1,500 BCE

    4.5-Kush-Trouble Shooting

    Egypt and Kush were friends in trade. these relationships aren't always peaceful Kush was getting richer and building up their army, so Egypt decided to cut them down before they could do anything making Kush part of Egypt. This is important because Egypt could have been attacked and lost making Egypt Kush.
  • 1,500 BCE

    6.1-China-Shang Dynasty

    The first dynasty of China was the Shang dynasty established in the1500'BC. This was the strongest in the Huang He Valley.
  • 1,100 BCE

    6.2-China-Zhou Dynasty

    The Zhou dynasty took over the Shang dynasty and was the longest lasting dynasty. They used Confucianism.
  • 1,000 BCE

    3.3-Phoenicia-The Alphabet

    The Phoenicians created they the same alphabet that we used today. This is important because now we can write to each other.
  • -701 BCE

    4.5-Egypt-Conquest of Egypt

    Egypt thought they had totally scared away Kush but the Kushites regained their power since Egypt had just attacked Kerma they were greatly weakened so Kush took this opportunity and attacked Egypt conquering upper Egypt. The Kush king died so his son Piankhi took over and he eventually took over all of Egypt and died shortly after.
  • -500 BCE

    India, Buddha

    The Buddha was a prince who decided why does this world have sorrow. So he traveled around the world asking everyone. Then after 7 weeks of fasting he sat under a tree and meditated. When he awoke he had the answer and went to tell everyone he could. This religion is called Buddhism and is trying to become nervana the enlightened one.
  • -300 BCE

    India, Split

    Later on some people thought you have to follow Buddhas teachings exactly others thought you don't have to follow his teachings exactly to be nervana. So these groups split up into Theravada who follow Buddha exactly and the Mahayana who didn't follow his exact teachings.
  • -230 BCE

    MDC silk

    The creation of silk is used today in many people's lives for clothing.This was created in the Han dynasty.
  • -221 BCE

    6.3-China-Qin Dynasty

    Shi Huangdi defeated all of the warring states in 221. He then named himself Shi Huangdi. He followed legalism and had very brutal consequences. For example he buried 460 scholars alive because they disagreed with him. He didn't share any power with the lords.
  • -206 BCE

    6.4-China-Han Dynasty

    Liu Bang was the first emperor to be chosen by the Mandate of Heaven that was a peasant. He was liked by his warriors and peasants because the community valued them very highly. He followed he followed a less brutal legalism.
  • 230


    The Chinese people of the Han dynasty found out how to make silk. This was a very good fabric because it was light and cool in the summer and warm in winter. They would not tell anyone how to make silk because it was very sacred to China.
  • 4.4-Egypt-Rosetta Stone

    The Rosetta Stone was a slab of Egyptian hieroglyphics with Greek writing underneath it to show what is saying so we can read Egyptian hieroglyphics.
  • 4.4-Egypt-A Special Tomb

    In 1922 we found the tomb of King Tutankhamen this gave us lots of information about Egyptian arts.
  • USA, I was born

    Every body was super siked I was born!
  • Period:
    10,000 BCE
    -500 BCE

    Early Fertile Crescent People

    Sumerians,Akkadians,Phoenicians,Chaldeans,Assyrians,Hittites and Kassites,and Babylonians.
  • Period:
    2,300 BCE

    Ancient India

    The time of repenting.