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 Kkadian 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.
  • 1,550 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.
  • -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.
  • -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.
  • -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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Period:
    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.