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First Opium War*
Battle of Tours
de-Stalinization launched
spread of Christianity
30 Years War*
end of Pax Romana
Zheng He voyages*
rise of Ottomans*
Black Death arrives in Europe
beginning of Industrial Revolution
Congress of Vienna*
4th Crusade takes Constantinople
reign of Genghis Khan*
start of Ibn Battuta's travels
second Ottoman Siege of Vienna
first slaves brought to the Americas
Second Boer War*
Second Sino-Japanese War*
birth of Israel
Bandung conference
Six Day War
Kingdom of Mali founded
Battle of Lepanto
Japanese invasion of Manchuria
Columbus' expedition
Chinese Revolution (not Communist Revolution)
beginnings of trans-Saharan trade routes**
rise of the Aztec Empire (Tenochtitlan founded)
UN created
Spanish American War
founding of Indian National Congress
spread of Buddhism in China*
Battle of Sekigahara in Japan
Haitian Revolution
reign of Justinian*
rise of Hinduism*
American Revolutionary War*
unification of Egypt
Bronze Age
Rwandan Genocide
first Palestinian Intifada
Yom Kippur War
Treaty of Horowitz
founding of the Mughal Empire
reign of Peter the Great in Russia*
nationalization of Suez Canal
Dutch Boers colonize South Africa
end of apartheid in South Africa
Black Death in Asia*
Norman conquest of England
Tokugawa Shogunate*
beginning of Kievan Rus
Greek Golden Age**
World War II*
Vasco da Gama reaches India
founding of Roman Republic
Commodore Perry goes to Japan from the US
Cuban Revolution
Russo-Japanese War*
Meiji Restoration
Seven Years War*
start of transatlantic slave trade
rise of Islam**
first Christian Crusade
Tiananmen Square Massacre
Korean War*
emancipation of serfs in Russia
Indian Independence Struggle*
British abolish slavery
Communist Revolution in China
Sepoy Mutiny
Han dynasty*
Chinese Cultural Revolution
French Revolution*
fall of the Berlin Wall
British Raj in India*
Golden Age of Athens*
Great Schism
Ming Dynasty*
domestication of animals
rise of feudalism in Japan**
World War I
Abbasid Caliphate*
rise of Indus River Valley
unification of Germany
the Enlightenment**
English Bill of Rights
unification of Italy
rise of Sumerians in southern Mesopotamia
Cuban Missile Crisis
start of the Great Depression
Diaz rounds the Cape of Good Hope
Mexican Revolution begins
Pearl Harbor and entry of US into WWII
Mauryan dynasty*
reign of Louis XIV in France*
Shang kingdom in China
Berlin Conference divides Africa*
Treaty of Versailles
British East India Co. takes over India
reign of Ivan the Terrible in Russia*
Gupta Dynasty*
Iranian Revolution
Adam Smith writes The Wealth of Nations
Communist Manifesto published
beginnings of agriculture*
India and Pakistan gain independence
Qin dynasty*
Russian Revolution
First Gulf War*
founding of Manila
Mansa Musa's pilgrimage
Vietnamese defeat French at Dien Bien Phu
Yuan Dynasty*
lifetime of Alexander the Great*
Italian invasion of Ethiopia
abolition of slavery in Brazil
British defeat the Spanish Armada
Cold War*
Italian Renaissance*
Zhou Dynasty*
Tanzimat reforms in Ottoman Empire*
Hitler becomes chancellor Germany
Ottomans conquer Constantinople
fall of Soviet Union
Tang Dynasty
Battle of Manzikert
fall of Western Roman Empire
Heian period in Japan**
Charlemagne crowned Holy Roman Emperor
rise of Roman Empire
Emancipation Proclamation
first all-race elections in South Africa
Monroe Doctrine
creation of European Economic Community
Nicholas II is tsar of Russia*
Judaism begins with Abraham
Pizarro conquers the Inca
founding of Jamestown
Scientific Revolution*
Roman capital moves to Constantinople
Umayyad Caliphate*
Marco Polo's travels*
Martin Luther's 95 Theses
Cortez conquers the Aztecs
Sakoku Edict begins Japanese isolationism
Ottoman Empire*
first Ottoman Siege of Vienna
Qing dynasty*
Axial Age**
Year of Africa
Napoleonic Wars*
Latin American wars of independence*
Song Dynasty*
Rome legalizes Christianity
9/11 attacks on US

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