Timeline 8000 B.C.E. - 2011

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AP Exam Dates To Know

8000 B.C.E.

Beginnings of agriculture

3000 B.C.E.

Bronze Age

1300 B.C.E.

Iron Age

6th Century B.C.E.

Confucianism, Buddhism, Laozi/Daoism

5th Century B.C.E.

Greek Golden Age and Philosophers

232 B.C.E.

Alexander the Great

221 B.C.E.

Qin Dynasty

184

Fall of Mauryan Dynasty

32 C.E.

Christianity Begins

180

End of Pax Romana, Decline of Rome

220

End of Han Dynasty

312

Constantine's Reign

333

Roman Capitol is Moved to Constantinople

4th Century

Beginnings of trans-Saharan Trade Routes

476

Collapse of Rome

527

Justinian Rules Rome

550

Fall of Gupta Dynasty

600

Islam Beginnings

622

Founding of Islam

730

Printing in China

732

Battle of Tours (Stopped Muslim Advance)

900

Decline of Classical Maya

1054

Great Schism in Christianity

1066

Norman Conquest of England

1071

Manzikert Battle (Turks Defeated Byzantines)

1095

First Crusade

1206

Ghengis Khan

1258

Mongols Sack Baghdad, End of Abbasid Caliphate

1271-1295

Marco Polo's Travels

1279-1368

Yuan Dynasty

1324

Pilgrimage of Mansa Musa

1325-1349

Travels of Ibn Battuta

1347-1348

Bubonic Plague

1368-1644

Ming Dynasty

1405-1433

Zheng-He

1438

Rise of the Inca

1453

Ottoman Conquest of Constantinople (Becomes Istanbul)

1480

Height of the Aztecs

1488

Portuguese Round Cape of Good Hope

1492

Spanish Reconquista/Columbus

1502

First Slaves to the America's

1517

Protestant Reformation (By Martin Luther)

1521

Cortez Conquers Aztecs

1529

First Unsuccessful Siege of Vienna (By Suleiman)

1533

Pizzaro Wins Peru (Destroys Inca)

1545

Silver at Potosí

1571

Battle of Lepanto/1st Manila Galleon

1588

British Defeat Spanish Armada

1600

Battle of Sekigahara (Beginning of Shogunate in Japan)

1607

First British Colony in Virginia (Jamestown)

1618-1648

Thirty years war

1644

Qing Dynasty Starts/ Ming Dynasty ends

1653

Founding of the Dutch Colony in South America (Capetown)

1683

2nd Unsuccessful Ottoman Siege of Vienna

1684

Glorious Revolution, English Bill of Rights

1756-1763

French and Indian War (7 years war)

1767

Spinning Jenny is Invented

1776

Declaration of Independence

1789

French Revolution

1796

Small Pox Vaccination

1804

Haitian Independence

1807

End of trans-Saharan Slave Trade

1815

Congress of Vienna

1820's

Independence Movements in Latin America

1839

1st Opium Wars in China

1848

Marx and Engles Communist Manifesto

1853

Commander Perry Opens Japan to Trade

1857

Sepoy Revolt

1861

No more Russian Serfs

1863

Emancipation of Slaves in the United States

1871

German Unification

1885

Berlin Conference

1893

New Zealand Grants Women's Suffrage

1896

Battle of Adowa (Ethiopia vs Italy)

1898

Spanish-American War

1899-1902

Boers War

1905

Russo-Japanese War

1910-1920

Mexican Revolution

1911

Chinese Revolution (Ends Qing Dynasty)

1914

World War I

1917

Russian Revolution

1919

Treaty of Versailles

1929

US Stock Market Crashes (Black Tuesday)

1931

Japan Invades Manchuria

1935

Italy Invades Ethiopia

1939

Germany Invades Poland, Begins World War II (with Blitzkrieg)

1941

Pearl Harbor

1945

End of World War II, Yalta Conference

1947

Truman Doctrine (Starts Cold War)

1948

Israel is Created

1949

NATO, Chinese Communist Revolution, Berlin Blockade

1950-1953

Korean War

1954

Vietnam Expels France

1956

De-Salinization, Nationalist Movement of the Suez Canal

1959

Cuban Revolution

1962

Cuban Missile Crisis

1967

Six Day War

1973

Yom Kippur War

1979

Iranian Revolution, China Begins Socialist Reforms

1987

1st Palestinian Intifada

1989

Berlin Wall Falls

1990

Namibia Gains Independence (Last African Colony to Gain it)

1991

1st Persian Gulf War, USSR Disbands

1994

Rwandan Genocide

1994

1st All Race Election in South Africa

2001

Terrorists Attack the Twin Towers (9/11)

2007

Global Great Recession Begins

2011

Wikileaks, "Arab Spring" Democracy

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