World History, Stuff we will learn, and when they happened. ~ Fun Timeline Questions
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We can grow stuff in the ground pretty co-AGRICULTURE
Bronze is cool now
Civilization is dank river valleys
Bois are using Iron now
8th century BCE
Two brothers nursed from a wolf create a city on 7 hills. This city is Rome.
5th century BCE
The Greeks were getting philosophical
Achaemenid Empire (550-330 BCE)
Ancient Persian Empire that was a lot like when China was doing good
Dat boi Jesus was getting popular
Bye Bye Pax Romana
End of cool and powerful early China
The Qin! :/
Alexander the Great = Dead
Rome in Constantinople, keeping the dream alive!
4th century CE
Trans-Saharan (Africa) Trade Routes
Bye Bye Rome (West Siiide)
Heyo Justinian gonna rule the byzantines?
Islam starts to take over the world
Tours has a battle, stops Islam from expanding in Europe (enter endless struggles between two major religions until TBD)
Abbasid Caliphate (750-1258 CE)
Caliphate after the Umayyads
Pretty good with gov
Schism in Christianity
Start of the Crusades (Great Idea...not)
MONGOLS IN BAGHDAD
Mansa Musa showing off his $$$ making it rain on his pilgrimage. (plunging the region into hyperinflation)
Ibn Battuta starts to do cool stuff, peaces out and travels for over 20 years.
Black Death visits Europe! Dang Mongolians?
Zheng He stops sailing the world. China Erases almost all writings of him, and focus on themselves.
Ottomans: Hello, goodbye Constantinople ;)
Bart Dias finds the real way to India
Columbus thinks he found India
Spoiler alert: Way off!
Slaves go to America.
Martin Luther complains about the church to the church (Bad Move)
Cortez takes over the Aztecs with (Guns, Germs, And Steel) well, mainly Germs.
Pizarro takes the Incas again....mainly Germs.
Abbas the Great (1587 CE)
Safavid's best ruler
British manage to beat the Spanish
30 Years War yay!
Ottomans tries to take over Vienna
Spoiler alert: They failed
France and Britain are at it again
America flips off Britain with guns #Murica #Freedom
Adam Smith (1776 CE)
Wealth of Nations
Abolition (1780s CE)
Movement to end slavery
French people get pissed and start a revolution
Drugs got them down in China (Opium Struggles)
Socialism and revolutions = fun times
Europe un-isolates Japan
Russia is not into feudalism anymore (Finally!!!)
Slavery is not cool anymore in the US
Germany is one thing again, this should last a long time right?
Spoiler alert: it doesn't
Europe rapes Africa (for resources)
America blames stuff on Spain and goes to war
Russia and Japan have a war (not as good as you thought huh Russia)
Mexico starts a revolution (lasts a long, long time)
China doesn't like old China so tries to change it
WWI stuff hits the fan everywhere!
Communism in Russia (Seemed like a good idea at the time)
WW1 ends (war to end all wars is over!)
Spoiler Alert: Not even close.
There was depression-it was pretty great (not in a good way)
Japan screws over Manchuria (big time)
Adolf Hitler (1889-1945)
Radical German nationalist during WW1 Dictator of Germany in WW2
Germany takes over Poland, leads to the world trying to kick Germany's butt.....again.
Pearl Harbor gives the USA an excuse to join the war (WW2)
WW2 is over(ish)
India finally gets rid of Britain (Thank you Gandhi)
Zionist movement: Jews make Israel a state (Almost picked Brazil instead)(Sorry Palestine)
Heyyy communism in China (Still kinda going)
Korea is gonna do a short (NOT SHORT) war against's itself
Vietnam starts a war with itself
Cuba has a revolution
(heyyy communism, you seem like a good idea for us!) Woops!
Cuban Missile Crisis (13 minutes from fallout the video game) Whew!
China has some protests
Berlin wall falls down (Thank you David Hasselhof.
Fall of USSR
1st Gulf War
1st All Race Election in South Africa
Rwanda has a genocide (Hotel Rwanda, Don Cheadle, do it!)