Timeline Quest (4th Six Weeks)

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8000 B.C.E.

Beginnings of agriculture

3000 B.C.E.

Beginnings of Bronze Age

1300 B.C.E.

Iron Age

6th century B.C.E.

beginnings of Confucianism, Buddhism, Taosim

5th century B.C.E.

Greek Golden Age Philosophers

323 B.C.E.

Alexander the Great

221 B.C.E.

Qin unified China

32 C.E.

Beginnings of Christianity

180 C.E.

end of Pax Romana

220 C.E.

end of Han Dynasty

333

Roman capital moved to Constantinople

4th century

Beginning of Trans-Saharan Trade Routes

476

Fall of Rome

527

Justinian rule of Byzantine Empire

632

Rise of Islam

732

Battle of Tours (end of Muslim move into France)

1054

1st Schism in Christian Church

1066

Norman conquest of England

1071

Battle of Manzikert (Seljuk Turks defeat Byzantine)

1095

1st Crusade

1258

Mongols sack Baghdad

1271 to 1295

Marco Polo travels

1324

Mansa Musa's pilgrimage

1325 to 1349

travels of Ibn Battuta

1347 to 1348

Bubonic plague in Europe

1433

end of Zheng He's voyages/ Rise of Ottomans

1453

Ottomans capture Constantinople

1488

Dias rounded Cape of Good Hope

1492

Columbus sailed the ocean blue/ Reconquista of Spain

1502

Slaves to Americas

1517

Martin Luther/ 95 theses

1521

Cortez conquered the Aztecs

1533

Pizarro toppled the Inca

1571

Battle of Lepanto (naval defeat of Ottomans)

1588

defeat of the Spanish Armada by the British

1600

Battle of Sekigahara (beginning of Tokugawa)

1607

foundation of Jamestown

1618 to 1648

30 years war

1683

unsuccessful Ottoman siege of Vienna

1689

Glorious Revolution/ English Bill of Rights

1750 to 1914

Industrial Revolution

1756 to 1763

7 years war/ French and Indian War

1776

American Revolution/ Smith writes Wealth of Nations

1789

French Revolution

1804

Haitian independence

1815

Congress of Vienna

1820s

Independence in Latin America

1839

1st opium war in China

1848

European revolutions/ Marx & Engles write Communist Manifesto

1853

Commodore Perry opens Japan

1857

Sepoy Mutiny

1861

end of Russian serfdom/Italian unification

1863

Emancipation Proclamation in US

1871

German unification

1885

Berlin Conference (division of Africa)

1898

Spanish-American War (US acquires Philippines, Cuba, Guam, & Puerto Rico)

1899

Boer War (British in control of South Africa)

1905

Russo-Japanese war

1910 to 1920

Mexican Revolution

1911

Chinese Revolution

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