World History Chronology

Evolution of Hominids

Foraging Societies

Settled Agriculture

Primary Urbanization

Classical Empires

Unification of Eurasia

Unification of the Hemispheres

Formation of World Culture

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The Evolution of Hominids

5,000,000 to 25,000 BC

  • 5,000,000 -1,000,000 BC: Australopithecus
  • 2,200,000 - 1,600,000 BC: Homo habilis
  • 1,600,000 - 500,000 BC: Homo erectus
    • Stone artifacts and weapons
  • 500,000 - 80,000 BC: Homo sapiens
  • 100,000 - 33,000 BC: Homo neanderthalensis
    • Ice Ages
    • Stone tools
  • 125,000: Homo sapiens sapiens

Resources

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Text copyright 1996-9 by David W. Koeller. All rights reserved.

 

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