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APWH Timeline Quiz

1760 BCE Hammurabi's code is published
17th century BCE Zarathustra, the founder of Zoroastrianism, lives
1812 BCE Abraham, the father of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, is born
1200 BCE Vyasa writes the Hindu Vedas
900-800 BCE Homer writes the Iliad and the Odyssey
563 BCE Siddhartha (Buddha) is born
554 BCE Confucius is born
434 BCE Peloponnesian War begins with Pericles as a leading Athenian statesman
360 BCE Plato publishes The Republic
335 BCE Aristotle builds his school of philosophy in Athens
329 BCE Alexander the Great defeats the Achaemenid Persian Empire
320 BCE Chandragupta found the Maurya Empire
273 BCE Reign of Ashoka begins in India
210 BCE Shi Huangdi, 1st emperor of China, founds the Qin dynasty
206 BCE-195 BCE Liu Bang, the first emperor of the Han dynasty, reigns
49 BCE Julius Caesar becomes sole leader of Rome and dissolves the Roman Republic
27 BCE Octavian becomes the first Roman emperor
5 BCE Jesus is born
36 AD Paul's conversion to Christianity
272 AD Constantine, who would go on to be Roman emperor is born
622 AD Muhammad leads the Hegira
800 AD Charlemagne is crowned the first Holy Roman Emperor
1066 AD William the Conqueror begins his reign in England
1095 AD Pope Urban II calls for crusades to take back the holy land
1187 AD Saladin takes back Jerusalem for the Muslims during the Crusades
1206 AD At the age of 42, Temujin takes the title Genghis Khan, which means "Universal Ruler"
1270 AD Marco Polo departs on his voyage to China
1324 AD Mansa Musa sets out of his famous pilgrimage to Mecca
1405 AD First voyage of Chinese explorer Zheng He
1448 AD Moctezuma I becomes the fifth Aztec emperor
1503 AD Leonardo da Vinci is commissioned to paint the Mona Lisa
1509 AD Henry VIII becomes King of England
1519 AD Martin Luther posts the 95 Theses
1536 AD John Calvin publishes the Institutes of Christian Religion
1616 AD Galileo begins having difficulties with the church
1637 AD Rene Descartes, the father of modern philosophy, publishes his first works
1653 AD Oliver Cromwell becomes the leader of England after the English Civil War
1654 AD Louis XIV is crowned King of France
1682 AD Peter the Great becomes Czar of Russia
1687 AD Newton publishes the Principia
1689 AD John Locke publishes the Two Treatises of Government
1762 AD Catherine the Great becomes ruler of Russia
1764 AD Hargreaves invents the spinning jenny and kicks off the Industrial Revolution
1782 AD Mary Wollstonecraft wrote A Vindication of Women's Rights
1793 AD Marie Antoinette is guillotined during the French Revolution
1804 AD Napoleon crowns himself emperor of France
1812 AD Shaka Zulu creates the Zulu Empire
1819 AD Simon Bolivar founds Gran Colombia after liberating South America from Spain
1842 AD King Leopold I tries and fails to pass a child labor law in Belgium
1848 AD Karl Marx and Fredrich Engels publish The Communist Manifesto
1859 AD Charles Darwin publishes The Origin of Species
1871 AD Otto van Bismarck oversees the reunification of Germany
1917 AD V.I. Lenin seizes control of Russia during the Russian Revolution
1921 AD Albert Einstein receives the Nobel Prize for physics
1922 AD Joseph Stalin becomes the leader of the USSR after Lenin's death
1930 AD Gandhi leads the Salt March in India
1932 AD Adolf Hitler becomes chancellor of Germany
1946 AD Ho Chi Minh becomes prime minister/president of North Vietnam
1946 AD Jawarhal Nehru is elected the first president of post-colonial India
1949 AD Mao Tse-tung becomes the chairman of the People's Republic of China
1953 AD Nikita Kruschev comes to power in the Soviet Union
1959 AD Fidel Castro becomes leader of Cuba
1963 AD Martin Luther King, Jr. delivers the "I Have a Dream" speech during the march to Washington
1990 AD Mikhail Gorbachev wins the Nobel Peace Prize for his work in ending the Cold War
1994 AD Former prisoner Nelson Mandela is elected president of South Africa
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