TIMELINE OF WORLD HISTORY

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					      Geography
      Sierra College
      Instructor C.J. Cox
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                                      TIMELINE OF WORLD HISTORY

ANCIENT WORLD PREHISTORY: – 500BC
      Early Evolution & Migration Prehistory-3000 B.C.         France’s North American Colonies 1534 – 1763
      Mesopotamian Civilizations 3500-500 B.C.                 England’s North American Colonies 1584 - 1775
               The Birth of Judaism                            Japan & the Shoguns 1588 – 1853
      Egyptian Civilization 3000-500 B.C.                      The Rise of Russia 1613 – 1796
      Indian Civilization 2500-500 B.C.                        The Age of Enlightenment 1700 – 1800
               The Multiplicity of Hinduism                    British Exploration of the Pacific 1760 – 1840
      Chinese Civilization 2000-500 B.C.                                 Australia’s Aborigines
      Mediterranean Civilizations 2000-500B.C.                 American Revolution 1775- 1789
      Olmec of Mesoamerica 1200-400 B.C.                       French Revolution 1789 – 1700

CLASSICAL WORLD: 550 B.C. – A.D.700                      AGE OF IMPERIALISM: 1750 – 1917
      Persia 550 B.C. – A.D. 651                               European Imperialism 1750-1900
      North American Cultures 500 B.C. – A.C. 400                         Queen Victoria
      Mesoamerican Cultures 500 B.C. – A.D. 700                India Under the British 1757 – 1917
      South American Cultures 500 B.C. – A.D. 600              Napoleon 1769 – 1821
      The Roman Empire 509 B.C. - A.C. 476                     Europe’s Industrial Revolution 1769 – 1900
      Greece 492 – 400 B.C.                                               Urban Growth
      China’s Qin & Han Dynasties 403 B.C. – A.D. 220                     Ireland’s Potato Famine
      Alexander The Great 336-323 B.C.                         Imperialism in the Pacific 1800 – 1900
      India 327 B.C. – A.D. 550                                           Maori of New Zealand
      Rise of Christianity A.D. 27 – 392                       Latin American Independence 1800 – 1830
                                                                          Bolivar
AGE OF FAITH: 500-1150                                         U.S. Expansion 1800 – 1860
      Maya 500-1000                                                       The California Gold Rush
      Anglo-Saxon England 500-1066                             European Nationalism 1815 – 1871
      Byzantine Empire 527-1054                                China Ends Its Isolation 1820 – 1900
      Muhammad & Islam 570-1000                                European Powers Colonize Africa 1830 – 1914
      China’s Sui & Tan Dynasties 581-907                                 Livingstone & Stanley
      Khmer Empire 600-1150                                    Japan & the West 1853 – 1905
      Charlemagne 768-814                                      U.S. Civil War & Reconstruction 1860 – 1877
      Vikings 793-1042                                         The U.S. Becomes a Great Power 1876 – 1900
      Feudalism 800-1000
                                                         GLOBAL CONFLICT: 1900 – 1945
CRUSADES TO COLUMBUS: 960-1644                                 Mass Production Comes of Age
      China’s Song Dynasty 960-1279                            World War I 1914 – 1918
      Holy Roman Empire 962-1648                                        The Russian Revolution of 1917
      Toltec & Aztec Empires 1000-1521                         Boom & Bust 1920 – 1937
      Peru’s Chimu & Inca Empires 1000-1536                             Mass Communication
      Mississippians & Anasazi 1000-1540                       Authoritarianism 1920 - 1938
      The High Middle Ages in Europe 1000-1453                 World War II 1939 – 1945
      The Crusades 1095-1291                                            Development of the Atom Bomb
      Mongol Empire 1206-1368
               Marco Polo                                TOWARD A NEW MILLENNIUM: 1945 – Present
      Ottoman Empire 1299-1368                                 Postwar Settlement & Cold War 1945 – 1991
      The Renaissance 1300-1600                                         Arab – Israeli conflicts
               Machiavelli                                              Vietnam War
      China’s Ming Dynasty 136-1644                                     Iran Revolution
                                                               Development of a “Third World” 1945 – 1991
COLONIZING NEW WORLDS: 1455 – 1857                                      Gandhi: India’s Peaceful Rebel
      England 1455-1689                                        Science Innovations 1945 – Present
      Spain & Portugal 1469 - 1640                             Globalization 1991 – Present
               The Spanish Inquisition                                  Terrorism
      Navigating the Globe 1492 - 1522                                  Future Prospects
      Spanish American Empire 1492 – 1800
               Spanish Mission System
      The Reformation 1517 – 1648
      Mogul India 1523 - 1857

				
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