Q3 World History

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  • -500 BCE

    13.1 West Africa - Making Iron Clay Sculptures

    During 500 BC in Western Africa, the Africans started using iron to make clay sculptures and other items they could make using iron. It helped develop them a lot throughout the years.
  • 300

    13.2 Ghana - Ghana Controls Trade

    Ghana took advantage of trading with the location they were in. They were famous for their salt and gold and the trade increased a lot. Ghana’s rulers started to gain power and started to control trade and taxed people who used their trade routes
  • 500

    15.1 Japan - China and Korea Influeneced Japan

    In early japan, their culture wasn’t very influenced by others but later on, officials from China and Japan often visited China. Japan then sent representatives to China and Korea to learn about their culture and influenced the Japan culture a lot.
  • 500

    15.1 Japan - Kore and China Influence Japan

    Even though early japan didn’t have much influence on japans culture, they still learned a lot from China and Korea. They sent representatives and got to know more.
  • 570

    12.1 Arabia - Muhammad Was Born

    In the city of Mecca in about 570, a child named Muhammad was born. He traveled a lot with his caravans that his uncle had, and grew up to manage a caravan company that was owned by his wealthy wife. The city grew wealthier, but only a few people had that money. The needy weren’t getting any money so Muhammad spread the messages god had told him.
  • 589

    14.1 China - Yang Jian Unifies China

    After a long period of time where China was disunified known as period of disunion, a man names Yang Jian ended the period of disunion by conquering the south and unifying China. He then created the sun Dynasty that didn’t last long
  • 711

    12.3 Arabia - Muslim Armies Conquer Lands

    After Muhammad had passed away, the Islam’s chose Abu Baker as the leader for Islam. He led his army and battled a whole lot. With the strong army he had led, he defeated lands like the Persian and Byzantine empire. They took over and made rules for non Muslims so they couldn’t practice their own religion.
  • 900

    16.1 Yucatán Peninsula - Decline of Maya civilization

    Maya civilization started falling down during the 900 Ad. People left cities and moved back to countryside. Warfare increased between surrounding cities. There is no theory that caused this but it might have been a famine.
  • 1100

    15.2 Japan - Change In Buddhism

    Religion in Heian became very important to the people. A new form of Buddhism formed known as Zen Buddhis. The ideas were based of Buddhism, but were adjusted a little.
  • 1100

    15.3 Japan - Shoguns Take Over Japan

    Shoguns were powerful military leaders and often ruled in the emperors name. They were considered very important and emperors were figure heads for the powerful shoguns.
  • 1200

    12.3 Arabia - Rise of The Ottoman Empire

    During the 1200s, the ottoman armies took the territory away from the Christian Byzantine Empire. They then carried on and ruled the land from Eastern Europe to North Africa and Arabia. They trained the Christian boys to become fierce warriors that converted to Islam. They continued to rule until they reached its height, but lost control in the 180s
  • 1215

    14.4 China - Genghis Khan Controls North China

    A strong ruler from the northern empire named genghis khan organized the mangoes in to a strong army and terrorized a lot of people throughout Asia. He wrecked all towns and by the time he died, all of Northern China was under the Mongol’s control.
  • 1230

    13.3 Mali - Sundiata makes Mali an Empire

    After a ruler conquered Mali, Sundiata built up his army and won back Mali’s independence. He started becoming rich and that meant his army grew stronger. He took over near kingdoms including Ghana and made Mali an empire
  • 1270

    14.2 China - China Advances in Trade

    Along the Chinese cities, trade grew a lot and made China the richest it has been before. It took place within China, where traders used ships to ship goods using rivers. It was expanded and improved over time.
  • 1354

    13.4 West Africa - Ibn Battutah Writes About West Africa

    Ibn Battutah was the most Muslim visitor that traveled to west Africans and to write about his visit. He talks about his journey and describes political and cultural lives in West Africa .
  • 1400

    16.2 Mexico - Cortes Conquers Aztecs

    As the Spanish arrived, Moctezuma II thought Cortes was a god and welcomed him. He gave them gold and others but they wanted way more. He took the emperor prisoner and eventually killed him. They brought dieseases and the Aztecs surrendered.
  • 1400

    16.3 South America - Incas Create Empire

    The Incas started gain8ng power while the Aztecs were ruling Mexico. Pachavuti was a ruler who expanded their territory a lot. There were about 12 million people who lived in the empire and had a really strong central government.
  • 12.4 Arabia - Blue Mosque was Built

    In the early 1600s, a blue mosque that was built in Istanbul were made for the Ottoman sultan. It was an attempt to make the mosque as great as the mosque that was in Mecca, but that did not quite work out as it was planned to.
  • 14.3 China - Scholar Officials Rule China

    During the mid 1600s and 1900s, scholar officials ruled China by running government offices, maintaining roads, updating official records, collecting taxes, and irrigation system
  • Chapter 12 Modern Day - Five Pillars

    Something in the Islamic world that connects to today is the Muslim religion. People today still follow the five pillars and still fast to show that they worship their God. Though it was a long time ago, the Muslim religion is still carried on through out the years.
  • Chapter 16 Modern Day - Corn

    The Mayans grew a variety of crops but a whole lot was corn. Corn played a big part in the early Mayan stages. It was included in a lot of food and fed to animals to raise them. Corn is one of the most successful crops and even included in one fourth of a supermarkets items.
  • Chapter 13 Modern Day - West Africa Dance

    Even though west African people danced in specific events to share joy and happiness. Even though they did this so long ago, they still dance in certain events.
  • Chapter 14 Modern Day - Confucius ideas

    Though Confucius taught a long time ago, his teachings are still told until today throughout Chinese families. His teachings were about ethics and behaviour, and concern for others.
  • Chapter 15 Modern Day - Gold Jewelry

    Fashion in heian was a little bit ridiculous, but even now we still use some of it for fashion. Gold jewelry were considered very popular and are still very popular today.
  • Period:
    -500 BCE

    Chapter 13 -Early African Civilizations

    In early Africa, Africa and Africans have developed a lot through out the years. The achievements they achieved in early Africa are still mentioned today and sometimes even used even though they were made or achieved a long time ago
  • Period:
    -500 BCE

    Chapter 16 - Early Americas

    The early Americas had 3 main groups. The Mayans, Aztecs, and Incas. They developed buildings, cities, structures, and all sorts of other country developments.
  • Period:

    Chapter 12 - Islamic World

    In the Islamic World, a lot of events had occurred and the religion Muslim was created. Muhammad had influenced the Islamic World so much that the religion spread through out the world, starting from Islam.
  • Period:

    Chapter 15 - Japan

    Japan has developed a whole lot through out the years. Japan is located east of Korea on a lot of islands . Early Japanese people were mostly in villages ruled by clans. They developed religions, cultures, and a whole lot more.
  • Period:

    Chapter 14 - China

    The Ancient Chinese people has developed a lot of culture, race, and all sort of things. During that time period, China was reunified under the sun Dynasty, mongols found the yuan Dynasty, the Great Wall of china was restored. A lot has happened in China’s history