2017NoahKaney Dalat World History

Timeline created by WhiteMunsterK
  • 7,000 BCE

    3.1-Mesopotamia- hunter gatherers started farming

    The Mesopotamians started farming and irrigating so they produced food surpluses, which allowed them to take up other carreers
  • 3,500 BCE

    3.2-Fertile Crescent, Rise of the city states of Sumer

    Around 3500 BC, Sumerian city states have become more and more powerful over the Fertile Crescent and fought over farm land and territory.
  • 3,300 BCE

    3.3-City states or Sumer, Invention of cuneiform

    Around 3300 BC, sumerians invented the first form of writing, cuneiform, making marks in wet clay with wedge shaped reeds.
  • 3,300 BCE

    4.4-Fertile Nile Valley, Egyptian achievments

    The Egyptians made a writing system called hieroglyphics. Historians had trouble reading them until they discovered the Rosetta Stone. They also made many temples and statues, including sphinxes and statues of gods.
  • 3,200 BCE

    4.1-Nile Valley, Rise of civilizations.

    The Fertile Nile Valley began to be a home to many villages as they learned how to irrigate. The Nile flooding made it hard to keep a pernament home there.
  • 3,100 BCE

    4.2-Lower Egypt, Egypt is united

    King Menes of upper Egypt wanted to unify upper and lower Egypt. Menes united the kingdoms by marrying a lower- Egyptian princess.
  • 2,300 BCE

    3.2-Fertile Crescent, rise of the Akkadians.

    In 2300, the growing Akkadian empire led by Sargon, expanded its territory into the area of Sumer, and defeated all of the city states of Sumer.
  • 2,300 BCE

    5.1-Indus River, Early Indians

    The Indians that developed around the Indus River had 2 major cities, Harappa and Mohenjo Daro. They were developed and had streets, walls, guards, and armies. They also learned to make bathrooms, tools, and speak in Sanskrit.
  • 2,200 BCE

    3.3-City-States Advances in technology

    Not only did the Sumerians invent writing, but they invented the wheel, which led to carts and wagons. The Sumerians also invented the plow, which was a huge farming advance. They also learned to use metals and build sewers.
  • 2,200 BCE

    4.2-Egypt, The Old Kingdom and the afterlife

    The people from the Old Kingdom were very serious about their afterlife. They had a process called embalming where they removed the body's internal organs from the body. Then the process called mummification took place and they dried the body with salt, then wrapped it in cloth. They believed these would make the dead people have a good afterlife.
  • 2,200 BCE

    6.1- China-China's first Dynasties

    After farms escalated into villages, then cities, around 2200 BC, China was ruled by kings. One of them, Yu the Great started the Xia dynasty. It was said that Yu made flooding a much smaller issue by making water ways to the ocean. The second dynasty was the Shang dynasty, started around 1500 BC. The Shang dynasty made writing advancements.
  • 2,050 BCE

    4.3-Fertile Valley, Middle Kingdom

    After nobles began to challenge the Pharaoh, it was chaotic until Pharaoh Menthotep II came and restored order. He started the Middle Kingdom, or a time of order that lasted until 1750 BC.
  • 1,792 BCE

    3.4-Babylon, Hammurabi rose to power

    Hammurabi rose to power and developed a set of laws called Hammurabis code, a set of 282 laws that need to be followed. Babylon became very successful because Hammurabi was a good war leader.
  • 1,600 BCE

    8.1- Early Greeks

    Some of the earliest Greeks consist of the Mycenaeans and the Minoans. The Minoans were great sailors and got wealthy by trading. They made the finest boats of Ancient Greece. Although they lived in Greece, they weren't considered to be Greeks, because they didn't speak Greek. The Mycenaeans were Greek, and they went around the Greek mainland building strongholds and fortresses.
  • 1,550 BCE

    4.3-Fertile Valley, start of the New Kingdom

    Egypt reached its peak of glory when Ahmose rose to power in 1550 BC. Egyptians took control of the invasion routes, and took over many surrounding areas. This caused them to become rich and wealthy.
  • 1,500 BCE

    4.5-Fertile Nile Valley, Kush rule

    Kush was in Nubia, and Nubia was right along the Nile river. Kush and Egypt were close to each other and lived peacefully until Egypt got scared and attacked Kush. They conquered Kush, and Egyptian culture influenced Kushite culture.
  • 1,250 BCE

    5.2-Indus River, Origins of Hinduism, 1250 BC

    In the Aryan society they developed a system called the caste system where it is believed that there is a hierchy with Brahmins at the top, then Kshatriyas, then vaisyas, then Sudras at the bottom. They believed that you can only eat, live, and marry people from your own caste. You also cannot change your caste. If you were in a bad cast, it's because you did bad things in your last life.
  • 1,100 BCE

    6.2- China-The Zhou dynasty

    The Zhou dynasty is established in 1100 BC, kings with the mandate from heaven. After rebellion against the kings authority in 771 BC, invaders finally counquered the capital. Towards the end of the Zhou dynasty, a wise man named Confucius told his ideas about how they could restore China. His ideas later became known as Confucianism. Other ideas such as Legalism and Daoism became known.
  • -800 BCE

    8.3- Mythology and Literature

    The Greeks came up with myths to explain why weather and seasons happened. The Greeks also were skilled at writing. They wrote Epic Poetry, Fables, and Lyric Poetry. There were famous writers such as Aesop, Homer, and Sappho.
  • -753 BCE

    10.1- Geography and the Beggining of Rome

    Italy is a fairly mountainous region and has many hills. Near the oceans there are usually many plains that people developed. Roman legend says that two twin brothers were put in a basket and floated down a river until a wolf came and rescued them. The wolf nursed them back to life until a Shepherd came and adopted them. Those twins built a city called Rome where the molf had rescued them.
  • -670 BCE

    4.5-Fertile Nile Valley, Kush

    After Egyptian rule fell, Kush started mining iron and became very wealthy through it. They exported goods to become rich. Women had a big play in leadership like famous Queen Shanakhdakheto.
  • -600 BCE

    5.3-Indus River, Buhhdism develops, 600 BC

    Buhhdism developed off of religious texts, the Vedas. Buhhdists believed that your karma decided if you were good or not. Buhhdism later created religions Jainism and Sikhism. Jainism is a religion based off of peacefulness. Sikhism followers believed in only 1 god, and to be reunited with god after death, but they also believed in reincarnation.
  • -600 BCE

    5.2-Indus River, Buhhdism develops, 600 BC

    Buhhdism began to develop off the teachings of the Vedas, or religious writings. They believed that your karma determined whether you were good or bad. Jainism and Sikhism came off of Buhhdism. Jainism is a religion that is based off of being peaceful. Jains also believed in reincarnation. Sikhism followers believe in 1 god who you can reunite with after death. They also believed in reincarnation.
  • -600 BCE

    8.2- Ancient Greek government

    The biggest city at the time was Athens. The Athenians had a scpecific type of government called democracy. Democracy is when the citizens of the city vote on different causes that impact their city.
    Other governments at that time were oligarchy and tyranny. Oligarchy is when they have a few rich people ruleing everything, and tyranny is when there is one person who rules everything by force.
  • -550 BCE

    9.1 Greece and Persia

    Persia was a land above the Persian Gulf led by Cyrus the Great, who conquered many places around Persia. Later, a leader called Darius tried to conquer Greece but failed. His son, Xerxes tried again in 480 BC but failed and the Persian empire crumbled.
  • -500 BCE

    9.4- Greek Achievements

    The Greek people had many achievements. They had famous philosophers such as Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle. They Started doing plays and dramas with actors and playwrights. They also learned about geometry and medicine. The paintings and sculptures were incredibly realistic. They also started the architectural idea of surrounding a building with columns.
  • -500 BCE

    13.1- Geography of Africa

    Africa’s geography had many different parts of it. It had the Niger River, the Sahara desert, rifts, rivers, and mountains. There were also many regions, such as the Sahara, Sahel, savanah, and rainforests.
  • -500 BCE

    13.4- West Africa- Griots

    A Griot is a storyteller that preserved West African history. They did this by telling other Griots about the story. This action was called an oral history. There was a risk of details changing when sharing oral history. But unfortunately, West Africans never developed a written language.
  • -421 BCE

    9.2- Sparta and Athens

    Sparta and Athens were similar to the fact that they both had a strong army and didn't give women many rights. However, The Athenians focused on training the mind as well as the body, while the Spartans focused on loyalty and strength. Sparta declared war in 431 BC, but after 10 years, they declared a truce. Later, Athens tried to conquer Sicily, and they failed. Sparta then took over Athens.
  • -400 BCE

    10.2- Roman Government and Society

    The main Roman leaders were the 2 Consuls, who were elected by the people to rule for only one year. The second was the Senate, who advised the Consuls and ruled for their entire life. The third was the assembly and tribunes. The assembly’s main job was to elect the Consuls. The tribunes represented the common people.
    All of these three groups could veto each other. They also had written laws, which were posted in the Forum, which was like the public meeting place for everything.
  • -334 BCE

    9.3- Alexander the Great

    The Macedonian leader Phillip ll conquered Greece. Phillip's son Alexander took over the thrown, planning to conquer the entire world. Alexander started conquering all through from Macedonia, all the way to the Indus Valley, conquering Egypt, too. He spread Greek culture while he conquered. He stopped after the Indus Valley because his soldiers were exhausted. On his way home, when he stopped in Babylon, he got sick and died at the age of 33.
  • -320 BCE

    Indus River, famous rule

    One of the first empires was the Mauryan empire. It was led by Chandragupta Maurya. He had a complex government and thousands of spies and war elephants. Another leader was Asoka.
    He was Chandraguptas grandson. Asoka put the mauryan rule in its highest fame and then converted to Buhhdism, he didn't attack anyone anymore, and he built roads and wells for his people. After Asoka died, the empire fell apart.
  • -320 BCE

    Indus River, Indian achievments

    Indian achievments achieved a lot. They learned how to inoculate, which fought off diseases. They were good matelwprkers, and made alloys, a mixture of 2 or more metals. They had a good writing system that is still used today. Indians also started to study the science of the stars and planets, or astronomy.
  • -221 BCE

    6.3-China-The Qin dynasty

    Emperor Shi Huangdi established a harsh government and strong armies that eventually united China. SHI huangdi finished the Great Wall and built a large tomb with a Terracotta Army.
  • -218 BCE

    10.3-The Late Republic

    Many of Rome’s surrounding enemies saw them as a threat and tried to conquer them. Rome fended them off, and survived. The city of Carthage saw Rome as a threat and launched a attack on them. Instead of taking the coastal approach, the leader Hannibal, led his army around the land all the way around to Italy from the back. Hannibal failed and later went to attack Carthage and won. Later, many leader were killed by the government and a slave called Spartacus led many slaves to freedom.
  • -206 BCE

    6.4-The Han Dynasty

    Lou Bang took control after the Qin dynasty fell, and started the Han dynasty. He was the first emperor who was a peasant, and he believed in family life and the ideas of Confucius. Later, Wudi came to power and made many art and technological advances.
  • -100 BCE

    6.5- Han contacts other cultures

    The Silk Road made a major impact about how cultures spread to China. The Silk Road connected China with the rest of Asia. China produced and marketed Silk to Asia through the Silk Road and became wealthy. The Silk Road also brought along Buhhdism with it, and Buhhdism spread throughout China.
  • -70 BCE

    11.1-From Republic to Empire.

    In 70 BC, generals started using war to gain power. One of the great leaders was Julius Caesar, who successfully lead Rome until, 44 BC, when a bunch of senators murdered him. The next two leaders who wanted power were Marc Antony and Octavian. Antony died, and Octavian became king, and called Augustus. For the next 200 years, the Roman Empire would expand and be peaceful. These times were called Pax Romana, or peace. Rome later became advanced in architecture and literature.
  • 300

    11.2-Rome and Christianity

    The Romans didn’t like the Jews, so a leader named Hadrian decided to destroy Jerusalem. Then Christianity came along, and Christians believed that a Messiah, or God’s anointed one would come. He did, as a baby and grew up in Nazareth. He grew up and started teaching about religion. Many people didn’t like him, and he was arrested. Later, he was crucified, but resurrected 3 days later. Christianity spread, and in 300 AD, Emporer Constantine became a Christian.
  • 300

    11.3- The End of the Roman Empire.

    One problem was that the Roman Empire was that it was too big and they couldn’t protect it all. A leader named Diocletian came and united with Constantine to protect Rome, and it split to a west Rome and East Rome. Later, many other civilizations such as the Huns, attacked Rome in many places, so the west Rome fell. Meanwhile, the East Roman Empire was prospering. Later, Constantine wanted to flee because of rioting, but didn’t. Later, the East Roman Empire was called the Byzantine society.
  • 300

    13.2- West Africa- Ghana’s Empire

    Ghana grew rich by controlling the trade of gold and salt. They taxed traders who passed through their land, and were sitting on top of a gold mine, literally. They traded silently, so nobody knew who the people from Ghana were or what they looked like.
  • 400

    17.1- Geography of Europe

    Europe has a interesting geography consisting of mountains, peninsulas, islands, seas and plains. The Ural Mountains seperate Europe from Asia. They also had many seas that made sailing popular.
  • 480

    17.2- After the fall or Rome

    Christianity stated spreading after Rome fell, and a group called the Franks conquered Gaul in 480. The Franks became Christian when Clovis was their king. In the late 700s, a leader named Charlemagne came and expanded their land until they were conquered by Vikings from Scandinavia.
  • 500

    15.1- Early Japanese

    The earliest Japanese were people who had a hard time living in the mountainous inland of Japan, so they moved to the coastal plains. In the north on the island of Honshu, a clan called the Yamato. They gained power over Honshu, and called themselves the Emperors of Japan.
  • 500

    16.1- Early Mayans

    The Mayans were very successful in inventing and the arts. They used abservstories to study the stars. They also developed a accurate calendar, more accurate then the European calendar. They made efficient obisidion knives and traded valuable jade. They also used their obsidian tools to make pyramids similar to the Egyptians.
  • 563

    5.3-Buhhdism, Siddhartha Gautama

    A man named Siddhartha Gautama was born in 563 and not satisfied with his Hindu beliefs. He went out for a search for his answers. He realized there was suffering everywhere. He went to meditate under a tree and came up with his answers. He believed your could reach nirvana, a stage of total peace by following the eight-fold path. Siddhartha was then known as the Buhhda, or the enlightened one. He began to preach his beliefs and later founded Buhhdism.
  • 570

    12.1- Islamic Roots

    Arabia had a lot of deserts, and traders went around trading. A man named Muhammad was a son of a caravan trader. He grew up then lived in Mecca. He went to meditate in a cave once, and an angel talked to him. He made a new religion, called Islam. Muhhamah continued to receive messages from god throughout his life. Muhammad had many points in his teachings, such as he urges people to give to the poor. Islam’s sacred book is the Qur’an, which tells what god said to Muhhamud.
  • 570

    12.2- Islamic Beliefs

    Muhhamud died, and his followers carried on his work. They studied the Qur’an, which explains how Muslims should live. It also says what Allah told Muhhamud. They also study the jihad and Sunnah. Islam has five basic things Muslims should do. They are: Believe that Allah is god, and Muhhamud is his prophet; give to the poor; pray five times a day; fast during the month of Ramadan; and travel to Mecca in their life, if they are able to.
  • 570

    14.3-Government and Confucianism.

    Confucius was a philosopher who’s ideas caught the eyes of many Chinese people. People began to study Confucianism, or the study of Confucius. Some of his proverbs include caring for others, and behaving appropriately.
  • 589

    14.1- China reunified.

    China was reunified during the Sui dynasty by Yang Jian. Following the Sui dynasty were the Tang and Song Dynasty’s. They both had great chievments and technological advancements.
  • 600

    12.3- Islamic Empires

    After Muhhamud died, his followers chose Abu Bakr to be their caliph, or leader. Abu Bakr united Arabia as a Muslim state.Islam was spreading, and it was spreading because of trade. Their were three main Islamic empires, the Ottoman, the Safavid, and the Mughal. The Ottoman defeated the Byzantine empire in Europe. The Safavid empire came into conflict about who could become caliph, and founded a belief called Shiism. The Mughals were in India and let their conquered people have their beliefs.
  • 800

    12.4- Islamic Achievments

    Muslims took Science and Literature seriously. They studied astronomy, geography, philosophy, medicine, and math. They also had a unique art style, where they don’t show humans or animals. Their architecture was beutiful, and they loved poetry and story’s.
  • 800

    17.3- Feudalism

    Feudalism consisted of a emperor hiring Lords to protect his land. The emperor would pay the Lords with land. The Lords would then give a little of their own land to knights for protection. The entire time, there are peaseants working the land.
  • 960

    14.2- Tang and Song Achievments.

    The Tang and Song dynastys were very important in Chinese culture and advancement. The Tang Dynasty invented gunpowder and compasses, while the Song Dyansty discovered porcelain, and paper money.
  • 1073

    18.1- Popes and Kings fight.

    The Popes and Kings shared power. The king was the leader, while the pope was the leader of the church. This caused many fights such as the fight between Pope Gregory Vll and Emperor Henry lV. They fought for power over Europe. Pope Gregory won, but in 1122, they compromised.
  • 1096

    18.2- The Crusades

    The Crusades were a series of wars fighting for the holy land, Palestine. They were fought between Muslims and Christians from Europe. The Crusaders, the Europeans trying to take Palestine, were unprepared and weak in the fight. They had to travel long distances to Palestine, and had little training or experience. The Crusades failed because the Muslims were well trained warriors while the Christians were weak and unprepared.
  • 1100

    15.2- Art and Culture

    The city of Haian had many interesting cultures and art. They had great poets, they loved dancing and performing, their architecture was based off of China, and they made changes to Buhhdism.
  • 1100

    18.3-Monks and Friars

    The church was very important in the Middle Ages, so were the moms and friars. Monk were religious people that lived in monasteries. They often were only concerned with their religious matters and not with the rest of the world. The Friars, were religious people who lived among the public and spread their religion.
  • 1200

    15.3- Military and Government

    Japan has a large hierarchy that started with peaseants at the bottom, then samurai (trained warriors hired by daimyo to protect land) then daimyo, then Shoguns, then the emperor. The emperor was really just a figurehead, because the shogun has all the power in the military.
  • 1200

    17.4- Feudalism Societies

    The feudal life of Europe is very similar to that of Japan. They both hired people with land, who then hired knights or samurai for protection. The samurai and knights had to follow a strict code of honor, pledging loyalty to their masters.
  • 1200

    19.1- Italian Renaissance

    The Italian Renaissance was caused by the Black Death. Europe’s population decreased, which meant people were able to use other peoples tools to create new products. The Silk Road reopened, allowing trade with Asia. Marco Polo travelled to China and informed Europe of Asian technology. As trade continued, Italy began to become very wealthy through trade. The wealth allowed artists and inventors to create new things and paint new pictures. Among these were Michalengelo, Da Vinci, and Machiavelli.
  • 1215

    18.4- Magna Carta

    In the Middle Ages, the king often made up laws but didn’t always follow them himself. So in 1215, nobles decided to go to the king and make him sign a document that says the king must follow all the laws. This made the Kings power decline, and brought justice to many people under the Kings command.
  • 1250

    18.5- Challenges to Church Authority

    In the 900s the Muslim authority in Spain began to weaken, and in 1002 it fell apart. The Christians then came into Spain to retake it. That was called the Reconquista. Portugal joined them to help. They completely pushed the Muslims out of Europe in 1250.
  • 1312

    13.3- Mali- Mansa Munsa

    Mansa Munsa was was the most famous Mali leader, he was super rich, and caused inflation wherever he went. He also took a pill granite to Mecca. He built schools and believed in the value of education. After his death, his son really dropped the ball and his empire fell.
  • 1368

    14.4- Yuan and Ming dynastys.

    The Yuan dynasty was founded by a man named Ghengis Khan. His grandson went later and expanded his empire. His grandson went on to rule the largest empire ever. The Ming dynasty was a dynasty of prosperity where the forbidden city and the Great Wall were finished. A Chinese sailor named Zheng He traveled around the world exploring, but he never made it to the Atlantic.
  • 1400

    16.2- Aztec religion

    The Aztecs were polytheistic, so they worshipped many gods. Part of their religion was to do human sacrifices. The sacrifices were plainly setting the sacrifice on the altar, holding him down while the priest cut the torso open and ripped out the heart. Studies who they did 10000 sacrifices a year, leading to 27 human sacrifices a day. When the Spanish came to take over the Aztecs, the Aztec king thought they were gods and welcomed them into their kingdom. The Spanish conquered the Aztecs.
  • 1400

    19.2- Advances in Education

    The Renaissance caused mathematicians to come up with new solutions, such as the square root. History became a subject in school, and was highly valued. Along with education, a man named Johann Gutenberg invented the printing press, which allowed people to distribute multiple copies of documented or books.
  • 1492


    The Europeans wanted to trade and spread Christianity, so they sent out explorers looking for a route to Asia. Explorers such as Christopher Columbus discovered the America’s. Portugal and Spain were the first to get there and harvest the resources, and a man named Drake robbed the ships as they returned to their home country’s, stealing all their gold and money.
  • 1492

    21.1-Greek and Roman influences

    Greek and Roman ideas were what people believed back then, and when they found out some of those ideas were wrong, they began to look at the physical and social world differently. They began to create their own ideas about how they government and society worked and how they could improve it, leading to the enlightenment.
  • 1500

    20.3-New Trade

    The Europeans quickly started exchanging goods with the America’s, and soon sent colonies to live there and exchange resources. The America’s introduced new foods such as potato’s, tomato’s, and corn to Europe. Europe also got involved in the trade with Asia. This allowed people to start banks, and people got wealthy from that.
  • 1517

    19.3- The Reformation

    The Reformation was caused by Martin Luther, who saw problems in the Catholic Church and wrote a document to fix them, and nailed it to the church door. People saw that Martin Luther was right, and protested against the Catholic Church. The Church split, allowing Protestants and Catholics. The split caused the Protestants to be able to translate and distribute the Bible to other people, allowing them to have a personal relationship with God, instead of through a priest.
  • 1520

    16.3- Incan Government and Economy

    The Incas had a unique government where they would not have a currency, but you would do your job, and give your produce to the gorvernment, who would distribute it throughout the people. You could also go to the government if you needed food or something. This economy style came with many pros and cons, such as people might suck off, or others work harder, but get nothing in return.
  • 1543

    20.1- Scientific Revolution

    During the Middle Ages, many people were not completely sure how the universe works. A series of astronomers such as Kepler, Copernicus, and Galileo discovered that the sun was the center of the universe and the planets orbited it in elliptical patterns.
  • 21.1-Revolution in America

    After the revolutionary war, America was freee from the British. They had the task of finding a new government where the central power was not too strong. America decided to make a government that was divided into 3 different parts who needed approval from each other to pass laws and stuff.
  • 21.2-Ben Franklin

    Ben Franklin lived in America and was mad that the colonists got taxed high when nobody represented the colonists. His saying “no taxation without representation” got famous and inspired other people to rebel against the British government. This led to the Parliment getting rid of the Stamp Act.
  • USA Noah was born

    A party was thrown on October 7, 2004 in Nashville, TN. This was a important moment for everybody.
  • Modern day connection, Modern Day

    One example of a modern day connection is how Hammurabis code is very similar to the system of laws we have now. I believe that Hammurabis code helped inspire the modern day government.
  • Current Day, Government

    Hammurabi's code has inspired the government system we have today. The way that Hammurabi's code has a written law and people are forced to follow it is the exact same system we use today.
  • Modern Day Connection, Kings and Monarchy

    The way that ancient Egyptians used their government by having kings or Pharaohs is very similar to the way Malaysia has their government set up nowadays. They have a king who rules over everyone, and they have all the government power, just like the pharaohs back in Egyptian times.
  • Modern Day, Religion in India

    The way that religion was taken very seriously back in India was similar as to how it is taken very seriously nowadays to. Just like they took the caste system seriously and respected that they couldn't change it is like how today people respect their religions and follow them.
  • 6- Modern Day Connection Invention of Sundial

    The clever way to tell time called a sundial was invented by the Chinese has impacted today a lot. We wouldn't have clocks, watches or even a timer. The sundial brought a whole new level of technology to the world.
  • Chapter 8 MD connection.

    Greek mythology had a large impact on the English language. There are many expressions and words that come from mythology such as an Achilles heel or if something is tantalizingly close. Both of those came from the Greek myths.
  • Chapter 9- MD connection

    The Greek people influenced us in their beautiful architecture such as the Parthenon. There are many modern buildings that have the design using the columns with it such as the White House.
  • Chapter 10- MD Connection

    The Romans had a very effective government system. They had ths ideas of electing leaders, but them not having full power. America’s government is very similar to that of which the Romans did. They both have 3 branches that have to get each other’s permission before they can do things.
  • Modern Day Connection- Chapter 11

    The Romans who made roads going across Rome had a major impact in today's world. They have inspired highways and interstates that millions of people use today.
  • Chapter 12- Modern Day Connection

    The middle eastern number system is the one we currently use today. The Muslims were the ones who mixed the Indian system and the Greek system. We get our numbers today from them.
  • 13- Modern Day

    Amazon is the #1 online marketing website of the world. It recently pushed over 100 billion dollars of sales. One could say that it is the Ghana of the “Modern-day trade”. Since Ghana took control of the main trade by allowing/disallowing people to pass through, if they chose to stop trading, the trade would crumble.
  • Modern Day Connection Chapter 14- Zheng He

    When Zheng He was sailing around the Indian Ocean, he shared informed other countries of China. This made more countries aware of China, potentially causing Marco Polos journey to explore China. Marco Polo went back and shared about the wonders of China, causing other people to try to sail there. Christopher Columbus tried to sail there, but accidentally found America which led to Pilgrims traveling there. If Zheng He had not traveled around, we might not have The America we have today.
  • MDC chapter 15-Bushido

    The Bushido was a code of rules they had to follow. They had to sign a blood contract saying that they wouldn’t intentionally harm a fellow student. This is an example of modern contracts.
  • MDC- Chapter 16- Aztec canals

    The Aztecs built canals for traveling, because they lived on an island. The canals were used for transportation. The canals there are similar to the ones in Italy and other countries, where the Aztec canals could have inspired explorers to implement the form of transportation into their own city.
  • MD-Chapter 17- Missonaries

    The missionaries of the medical time are similar to this of today. They way that they spread Christianity throughout Europe inspired the people of today to do the same. Today, there are missionaries throughout the world, spreading Christianity.
  • MDC-17-Missionaries

    There were many missionaries in Early Europe. After the fall of Rome, missionaries were sent to tell people about Christianity. There are many missionaries today that still carry on the work. The missionaries that were in Europe may have inspired the missionaries today to do the same.
  • MDC-18- Magna Carta

    When the Magna Carta was signed in 1215, it made the king follow a set of rules concerning his leadership. The Magna Carta said that people could not be thrown in jail without a fair trial, so many people who were falsely accused got out. This impacted today because there are many documents that restrict the leaders power and give the people certain rights.
  • MDC-19-Renaissance

    The Renaissance allowed many famous artists to develop famous pieces of art that are still famous today. William Shakespeare created hundreds of plays and poems that can still be seen today. Without the Reanaisance, it would mean we would not have many pieces of art that we have today.
  • MDC- Chapter 20- Galileo

    Galileo was important during his time because he made experiments to test his theories. This way, he could find out if he was right or wrong, and correct humself. The other scientists of that time didn’t really use experiments to learn, so Galileo inspired other scientists to do the same. Scientists today use the Scientific Method to create and experiment to test things.
  • MDC-Chapter 21- Montesquieu

    Charles-Louis Montesquieu came up with the idea of a government with 3 different branches, that all function to govern a country. This is the current type of gorvernment that America has. In Montesquieus government, the power is separated so one person in the government does not have as much power as he/she would have in a monarchy. Without Montesquieus ideas,America wouldn’t have the type of government they have today.
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    10,000 BCE
    -500 BCE

    3.4-Early Fertile Crescent People

    The early Fertile Crescent People include the. Sumerians ,Asyrians, Babylonians, Hittites and Kassitites, Phoenicians.
  • Period:
    7,000 BCE

    Ch. 6, Ancient China Civilization

    The early Chinese civilizations began around 7000 BC when farmers grew rice along China's rivers. Now, China has escalated into a major part of today's civilization.
  • Period:
    3,200 BCE

    Ancient Egypt, Nile valley.

    Old kingdom, 2700-2200BC. The Middle Kingdom, 2050-1600BC. The New Kingdom, 1550-1050 BC.
  • Period:
    2,300 BCE

    Indus River, Indian people

    Indian people were beginning to become developed around the Indus River. They had 2 major cities, Harappa and Mohenjo Daro.
  • Period:
    2,000 BCE
    -146 BCE

    Chapter 8- Ancient Greece

    The Ancient Greeks were a very important part of the present world.
  • Period:
    -800 BCE
    -88 BCE

    Chapter 10- The Roman Repuclic

    The Romans played a big part in the Ancient world.
  • Period:
    -550 BCE
    -150 BCE

    Chapter 9- The Greek World

    The Greeks had a major impact on today's people.
  • Period:
    -500 BCE

    Chapter 13- Early Africa

    Early Africa had a interesting history. They had many different empires throughout their history such as Ghana’s empire, Mali’s empire, and Songai’s empire.
  • Period:
    -500 BCE

    Chapter 16- Early America’s

    The early empires of America were the foudation of the entire American world. Those empires were the Mayans, the Aztecs, and the Incas.
  • Period:
    -70 BCE

    Chapter 11- Rome and Christianity

    Religion had a big impact on Rome
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    Chapter 14- Early Chinese Empires.

    China had many Empires that impacted the world such as the Sui, Tang, Song, Yuan, and Ming dynasty’s.
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    Chapter 17- Early Europe

    Europe had unique geographical features and culture that impacted the countries around it.
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    Chapter 15- Early Japan

    Early Japan consisted of many interesting features such as unique culture and strong military.
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    Chapter 12- The Islamic World

    The Islamic World had a big impact on the world a long time ago.
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    Chapter 18- The later Middle Ages

    The later Middle Ages were a time of great change for Europe and its surrounding country’s. There were many war, Crusades, and diseases that impacted the European society.
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    Chapter 19- The Renaissance and Reformation

    The time of the renaissance was a important part of the history of Europe, as well as the reformation of the Catholic Church.
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    Chapter 20- Scietific Revolution and Exploration

    The time of scientific revolution allowed many scientists to figure out how the universe works to help them develop technology. The period of exploration caused the Europeans to find entire new continents.
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    Chapter 21- Enlightenment and Revolution

    The time of enlightenment led people to oppose the government and fight for their freedom.