APWH "Must-Know" Dates

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Foundations (8000 B.C.E. - 600 C.E.

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8000 B.C.E.Beginnings of agriculture
3000 B.C.E.Beginnings of Bronze Age - early civ's
1300 B.C.E.Iron Age
6th Century B.C.E.Life of Buddha, Confucius, Lao Tsu (beginnings of Confucianism, Buddhism, Taoism)
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 C.E.Roman capital moved to Constantinople
4th Century C.E.Beginnings of Trans-Saharan Trade Routes
476 C.E.Fall of Rome
527 C.E.Justinian rule of Byzantine Empire

600 - 1450

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622 C.E.Rise of Islam
732 C.E.Battle of Tours (end of Muslim move into France)
1054 C.E.1st Schism in Christian Church
1066 C.E.Norman conquest of England
1071 C.E.Battle of Manzikert (Seljuk Turks defeat Byz)
1095 C.E.1st Crusade
1258 C.E.Mongols sack Baghdad
1271-1295 C.E.Marco Polo travels
1324 C.E.Mansa Musa's pilgrimage
1325-1349 C.E.travels of Ibn Battuta
1347-1353 C.E.Bubonic plague in Europe
1433 C.E.end of Zheng He's voyages/Rise of Ottomans

1450 - 1750

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1453Ottomans capture Constantinople
1488Dias rounded Cape of Good Hope
1492Columbus sailed the ocean blue/ Reconquista of Spain
1502Slaves to America
1517Martin Luther/95 theses
1521Cortez conquered the Aztecs
1533Pizarro toppled the Inca
1571Battle of Lepanto, (naval defeat of Ottomans)
1588defeat of the Spanish Armada by the British
1600Battle of Sekigahara - beginning of Tokugawa
1607foundation of Jamestown
1618-164830 years war
1683unsuccessful Ottoman siege of Vienna
1689Glorious Revolution/English Bill of Rights

1750 - 1914 (Industrial Revolution)

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1756-17637 years war/French and Indian War
1776American Revolution/Smith writes Wealth of Nations
1789French Revolution
1804Haitian independence
1815Congress of Vienna
1820sIndependence of Latin America
18391st opium war in China
1848European revolutions/Marx & Engles write Communist Manifesto
1853Commodore Perry opens Japan
1857Sepoy Mutiny
1861end of Russian serfdom/Italian unification
1863Emancipation Proclamation in US
1871German unification
1885Berlin Conference - division of Africa
1898Spanish-American War - US acquires Philippines, Cuba, Guam, & Puerto Rico
1899Boer War - British in control of South Africa
1905Russo-Japanese war
1910-1920Mexican Revolution
1911Chinese Revolution

1914 - present

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1917Russian Revolution
1919Treaty of Versailles - end of WWI
1929stock market crash
1931Japanese invasion of Manchuria
1935Italian invasion of Ethiopia
1939German blitzkrieg in Poland
1941Pearl Harbor, entry of US into WWII
1945end of WWII
1947independence & partition of India
1948birth of Israel
1949Chinese Communist Revolution
1950-1953Korean War
1954Vietnamese defeat French at Dien Bien Phu
1956de-Stalinization/nationalization of Suez Canal
1959Cuban Revolution
1962Cuban missile crisis
19676-day war/Chinese Cultural Revolution
1973Yom Kippur war
1979Iranian Revolution
19871st Palestinian Intifada
1989Tiananmen Square/fall of Berlin Wall
1991fall of USSR/1st Gulf war
1994genocide in Rwanda/1st all race elections in S. Africa
20019/11 Attacks