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The Tales, Traditions and Turning Points of World History

  1. The Earth in 2017
  2. Early Hominids - 3,500,000 BC > 200,000 BC
  3. Hunter-gatherers - 200,000 BC > 5000 BC
  4. The Neolithic Revolution – 10,000 BC > 2000 BC
  5. Foundation of the World’s Religions – 200,000 BC > 1000 BC
  6. India – Harappa to Gupta - 3000 BC > 600 AD
  7. China – Xia to Qin to Han Dynasties – 2200 BC > 220 AD
  8. The Persian Empire – 800 BC > 300 BC
  9. Golden Age of Greece – 500 BC > 300 BC
  10. The Macedonian Empire – 330 BC > 250 BC
  11. The Roman Empire – 500 BC > 500 AD
  12. The Huns and the Goths – 300  > 600
  13. The European Middle Ages – 400  > 1100
  14. Rise of Islam – 600 > 800
  15. The Crusades – 1000 > 1300
  16. The Mongols – 1200 > 1400
  17. China – Tang to Song Dynasties – 600 > 1300
  18. Japan – Foundation to Feudalism - 300 > 1600
  19. Europe – High Middle Ages – 1200 > 1500
  20. Polynesia, Africa and the Americas – 400 > 1500
  21. Europe - Renaissance, Exploration and Reformation – 1400 > 1700
  22. Europe – Revolutionary Impact – 1550 > 1650
  23. Muslim Empires of the Near East – 1400> 1700
  24. China – The Ming Dynasty - 1400 > 1600
  25. Japan – Tokugawa Shogunate and Isolationism - 1500 > 1700
  26. Europe - Scientific Revolution and Enlightenment – 1600 > 1800
  27. Russia – Kiev Rus to Catherine the Great - 1400 > 1800
  28. The United States of America – Founding – 1700 > 1800
  29. France – Revolution to Napoleon – 1770 > 1850
  30. South American Revolutions – 1800 > 1900
  31. Europe - Industrial Revolution – 1750 > 1900
  32. Europe - Imperialism – 1750 > 1910
  33. China – Qing Dynasty – 1800 > 1910
  34. Japan – The Meiji Restoration – 1850 > 1910
  35. The World at the Turn of the Century – 1880> 1910
  36. World War I – 1900 > 1920
  37. The Interwar Period – 1920 > 1940
  38. Causes of World War II – 1925 > 1940
  39. World War II – 1935 > 1947
  40. Decolonization and Independence Movements – 1920 > 1970
  41. The Cold War – 1945 > 1989

The Regional Challenges of Today

 

  1. Sub-Saharan Africa                                                          
  2. Latin America                                                                  
  3. Japan                                                                               
  4. China                                                                               
  5. India                                                                               
  6. The Middle East                                                              
  7. Russia                                                                              
  8. Europe                                                                           
  9. The United States of America - Part A  Part B

 

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