Classical Conversations Timeline and Presidents

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This is the new timeline, created by Classical Conversations, not Veritas Press. This does include Week 24, The Presidents. I included the Presidents in this set because when creating a set, apparently you have to have at least two terms, and the presidents only take up one.

Week 1

Age of Ancient Empires (Creation - AD 450)
Creation and the Fall
The Flood and the Tower of Babel
Mesopotamia and Sumer
Indus River Valley Civilization
Minoans and Mycenaeans

Week 2

Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
Patriarchs of Israel
Hittites and Cannanites
China's Shang Dynasty

Week 3

Hinduism in India
Phoenicians and the Alphabet
Olmecs of Mesoamerica
Israelite Exodus and Desert Wandering
Israelite Conquest and Judges
Greek Dark Ages
Israel's United Kingdom

Week 4

Early Native Americans
Israel Divides into Two Kingdoms
Homer and Hesiod
Rome Founded by Romulus and Remus
Israel Falls to Assyria
Assyria Falls to Babylon
Lao- Tzu, Confucius, Buddha

Week 5

Judah Falls to Babylon, Temple Destroyed
Babylon Falls to Persia
Jews Return and Rebuild the Temple
Roman Republic
Golden age of Greece
Peloponnesian Wars
Persia Falls to Alexander the Great

Week 6

India's Mauryan Empire
Mayans of Mesoamerica
Punic Wars
Rome Conquers Greece
Roman Dictator Julius Caesar
Caesar Augustus and the Pax Romana
John the Baptist

Week 7

Jesus the Messiah
Pentecost and the Early Church
Persecution Spreads the Gospel
Herod's Temple Destroyed by Titus
Diocletian Divides the Roman Empire
Constantine Legalizes Christianity
India's Gupta Dynasty

Week 8

Council of Nicea
Augustine of Hippo
Jerome Completes the Vulgate
Visigoths Sack Rome
The Middle Ages (450 - c. 1500)
Council of Chalcedon
Western Roman Empire Falls to Barbarians

Week 9

Byzantine Emperor Justinian
Benedict and Monasticism
Muhammad Founds Islam
Zanj and Early Ghana in Africa
Franks Defeat Muslims at the Battle of Tours
Golden Age of Islam
Vikings Raid and Trade

Week 10

Japan's Heian Period
Charlemagne Crowned Emperor of Europe
Alfred the Great of England
Erik the Red and Leif Eriksson, Norse Explorers
Vladimir I of Kiev
Byzantine Emperor Basil II
East-West Schism of the Church

Week 11

Norman Conquest and Feudalism in Europe
The Crusades
Zimbabwe and Early Mali in Africa
Aztecs of Mesoamerica
Francis of Assisi and Thomas Aquinas
Japan's Shoguns
Incas of South America

Week 12

Genghis Khan Rules the Mongols
England's Magna Carta
Ottoman Empire
Marco Polo's Journey to China
The Hundred Years' War and Black Death
The Renaissance
China's Ming Dynasty

Week 13

Age of Exploration (c. 1400 - c. 1600)
Prince Henry Founds School of Navigation
Slave Trade in Africa
Gutenburg's Printing Press
Songhai in Africa
Czar Ivan the Great of Russia
The Spanish Inquisition

Week 14

Columbus Sails to the Caribbean
Age of Absolute Monarchs (c. 1500 - c. 1800)
Protestant Reformation
Spanish Conquistadors in the Americas
Calvin's Institutes of the Christian Religion
Council of Trent
Baroque Period of the Arts

Week 15

Japan's Isolation
Jamestown And Plymouth Colony Founded
Age of Enlightenment (c. 1650 - c. 1800)
Hudson's Bay Company
First Great Awakening
Classical Period of the Arts
The Seven Years' War

Week 16

Age of Industry (c. 1760 - c. 1969)
James Cook Sails to Australia and Antarctica
American Revolution and Gen. George Washington
Madison's Constitution and the Bill of Rights
French Revolution
Second Great Awakening
Louisiana Purchase and Lewis and Clark Expedition

Week 17

Napoleon Crowned Emperor of France
Liberation Of South America
The War of 1812
The Missouri Compromise
Immigrants Flock to America
The Monroe Doctrine
Romantic Period of the Arts

Week 18

Cherokee Trail of Tears
U.S. Westward Expansion
Marx Publishes The Communist Manifesto
The Compromise of 1850 and the Dred Scott Decision
U.S. Restores Trade with Japan
British Queen Victoria's Rule over India
Darwin Publishes The Origin of Species

Week 19

Lincoln's War Between the States
Reconstruction of the Southern States
Dominion of Canada
Otto von Bismarck Unifies Germany
Boer Wars in Africa
The Spanish-American War
The Progressive Era

Week 20

Australia Becomes a Commonwealth
Mexican Revolution
World War I and President Wilson
Lenin and Bolshevik Revolution in Russia
U.S. Evangelist Billy Graham
Modern Period of the Arts
The Great Depression and the New Deal

Week 21

World War II and President Franklin D. Roosevelt
Stalin of the USSR and Katyn Massacre
The United Nations Formed
The Cold War
Gandhi and India's Independence
Jewish State Established
Mao and Communist Victory in China

Week 22

North Atlantic Treaty Organization
The Korean War
Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement
Jim and Elizabeth Elliot, Missionaries to Ecuador
The Antarctic Treaty
The Vietnam War
U.S. Astronauts Walk on the Moon

Week 23

Age of Information and Globalization (c. 1970 -present)
Watergate, President Nixon Resigns
Fall of Communism in Eastern Europe
European Union Formed
Apartheid Abolished in South Africa
September 11, 2001
Rising Tide of Freedom

Week 24 (The Presidents)

Washington, Adams, Jefferson, Madison, Monroe, Adams, Jackson, Van Buren, Harrison, Tyler, Polk, Taylor, Fillmore, Pierce, Buchanan, Lincoln, Johnson, Grant, Hayes, Garfield, Arthur, Cleveland, Harrison, Cleveland, McKinley, Roosevelt, Taft, Wilson, Harding, Coolidge, Hoover, Roosevelt, Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan, Bush, Clinton, Bush, Obama

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