AP World History Must-Know Dates Eras 1-3

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Section 1

Question Answer
c. 8000 BCEBeginnings of Agriculture
c. 3000 BCEBeginnings of Bronze Age - early civ's
1300 BCEIron Age
6th C BCElife of Buddha, Confucius, Laozi (beg Confucianism, Buddhism, Daoism)
5th C BCEGreek Golden Age - philosophers
403-221 BCEEra of Warring States (China)
323 BCEAlexander the Great dies
322-184 BCEMauryan Dynasty
221 BCEQin Dynasty unifies China
206 BCE- 220 CEHan Dynasty

Section 2

Question Answer
32 CEBeginnings of Christianity
180 end of Pax Romana
312Emperor Constantine converts to Christianity
333Roman capital moved to Constantinople
4th CBeginning of Trans-Saharan Trade Routes
476"Fall" of Rome
527Justinian rule of Byzantine Empire
320-550Gupta Dynasty/Empire

Section 3

Question Answer
622Founding of Islam
c. 730Printing invented in China
732Battle of Tours (ends Muslim expansion in to France)
c. 900Decline of classical Maya
1054Great Schism in Christian Church (Roman Catholic & Eastern Orthodox)
1066Norman conquest of England
1071Battle of Manzikert (Seljuk Turks over Byz)
10951st Crusade
1206Chinggis Kan begins Mongol conquests
1258Mongols sack Baghdad, end of Abbasid caliphate
1271-1295Marco Polo's travels
1279-1368Yuan (Mongol) Dynasty in China
1324Mansa Musa's pilgrimage/hajj
1325-1349travels of Ibn Battuta
1347-1348Bubonic plague in Europe
1368-1644Ming Dynasty
1405-1433Zheng He's 7 voyages
1438Rise of Inca Empire