Historical Milestones Of Globalization

Timeline created by LuisJD732100
In History
  • 5,000 BCE

    5000 BCE

    5000 BCE
    Movement of humans
  • 5,000 BCE

    5000 BCE

    5000 BCE
    Movement of humanity
  • 2,500 BCE

    2500 BC

    World system history
  • 2,500 BCE

    2500 BC

    World history system
  • -200 BCE

    200 BCE

    200 BCE
    Silk Road
  • 1200

    1200

    1200
    Asian-European trading (Organized long-distance trading between
    Asia and Europe through established
    trading cities. )
  • 1440

    1440

    1440
    The Printing Press ( Johannes Gutenberg creates the modern
    printing press, which enables cheaper and
    therefore more-accessible publications,
    thus facilitating the spread of ideas and
    information. )
  • 1571

    1571

    1571
    The EuropeAmerican Trade Link ( The establishment of a permanent trade link from the “Old World” via Manila to the Americas introducing global trade. This facilitates the introduction of diseases, livestock, plants, and people.)
  • 1640

    1640
    Silver Valuing (The first global convergence of the value of
    silver, standardizing the metal’s value. )
  • 1760

    1760
    The Globalizing Decade (A knowledge revolution, mapping,
    surveying, and classifying the world. During
    this decade, there was also renewed
    commercial expansion and further
    imperialist expansion. )
  • 1891

    First Transborder Telephone Call (First transborder telephone call between London and Paris.)
  • 1893

    1893
    Women’s Suffrage (New Zealand becomes the first country in
    the world to give women the right to vote.)
  • 1914

    1914
    World War
  • 1919

    The League of Nations (Establishment of a global political system.)
  • 1946

    1946
    First Digital Computer (Construction of the first digital computer.)
  • 1972

    First Global Issue Conference ( First conference on global issues is held (the United Nations Conference on the
    Human Environment).)
  • 1979

    1979
    1st World Climate Conference of the World Meteorological
    Organization (Signifies the start of growing global
    concern about environmental devastation.)
  • 1992

    1992
    Creation of the European Union (EU) / The Rio Earth
    Summit 2
  • 1995

    Foundation of the World Trade Organization (WTO) (The successor to GATT, the WTO, is established and continues the work of the
    multilateral trading system.)
  • 1998

    1998
    India and Pakistan Test Nuclear Weapons
  • 1999

    Seattle AntiGlobalization Movement
  • 2004

    2004
    Asian Tsunami
  • 2019

    International Support for Globalization
    With trade tensions hanging over a summit of the world's leading wealthy countries, a global survey shows strong support for globalization.