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Timeline 8000 B.C.E. - 2011

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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