updated 8/30/15  

 PERIOD 1 (to 600 B.C.E.) REVIEW TIMELINE & MAP! 

     

        

 Brief overviews of Period 1 

   

        

PERIOD ONE: Technological and Environmental Transformations to 600 BCE,
       (Chapters 1-3)

  

   

Timelines & General Resources
  Textbook Practice Tests: Chapters 1-3
  Periods 1-2 Review (to 600CE) - Cram Packet: Periods 1-2, to 600 CE
  AP World History Periods One and Two Review Quiz (to 600 CE) (Sometimes, when you click on the link, it will say 'object not found.' Just click the back button and the quiz will then work.)  
Timeline of History: 4.3 million Years Ago to 2012 (Super site; lots of info!)
TIMELINE: 4.5 billion – 1B.C.
  TIMELINE: The World before 1000 BCE
  TIMELINE: 1000 BCE to 500 CE  
Neolithic Revolution and Early Civilizations
The Metropolitan Museum of World Art History Timelines: 8000-2000 B.C. - 2000-1000 B.C. - 1000 B.C.-1 A.D.
  BBC - History: Ancient History in-depth
  The River Valley Civilizations
  Early Civilizations - Classical Civilizations
  Rise and Fall of Great Empires
  Emergence and Spread of Belief Systems 
  EyeWitness To The Ancient World
  BBC - History: Ancient History in-depth
  Historical Atlas of the Mediterranean
  Indian Ocean in World History | A free online educational resource
  Seven Ancient Wonders of the World — History.com Articles, Video, Pictures
  The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
  WOMEN IN THE ANCIENT WORLD - Diotima: Women & Gender in the Ancient World
  HistoryWorld - History and Timelines
  Exploring Ancient World Cultures
  All Empires: Online History Community
  Asia for Educators | Columbia University
  Ancient History — History.com Articles, Video, Pictures and Facts
  Atlas of the Human Journey - The Genographic Project
  12 Weapons That Changed Everything | The Fiscal Times
  10 Forgotten Ancient Civilizations - Listverse
  Chinese Dynasty Guide - The Art of Asia - History and Maps
  Guide to Japanese Historical Periods - The Art of Asia - History and Maps
  Guide to Korean Historical Periods - The Art of Asia - History and Maps
  The Chinese Dynasty Song: WHAP 1 - YouTube - The Chinese Dynasty Song: WHAP 2 - YouTube

 

 

       

Chapter 1: “Nature, Humanity, and History: The First 4 Million Years”
(Prehistory – 3500 B.C.E.)

   Timeline: 4.3 million Years Ago to 1 BCE 
  Early Peoples
  BBC - History: Archaeology
  Geologic Time Chart
  Human Origins: Reconstructing the Story
  Hominid Timeline
  Hominid Evolution: 5,000,000 to 25,000 BC
  CyberMuseum: Early Humans
  Lucy's Story | IHO
  Early Humans for Kids - Prehistoric People
  Stone Pages • Web guide to Megalithic Europe - Stone Pages • Prehistorama
  Lascaux
  Prehistoric Puzzles
  BBC - History: British Prehistory
  Foraging Societies: From 30,000 BC
  The Paleolithic Diet Page What the Hunter/Gatherers Ate -Would you believe, this is the hottest diet around TODAY!?!
  Ancient nomads spread earliest domestic grains along Silk Road
  Settled Agriculture: 8000-6500 BC - Primary Urban Society: 3500 BC-AD 700
  What is Civilization?
  Mysteries of Çatalhöyük
  Mankind The Story of All of Us: Fire - YouTube
  Mankind: The Story of All of Us: Bronze - YouTube
  Mankind The Story of All of Us: The Earliest Humans - YouTube
  Mankind: The Story of All of Us: Birth of Farming - YouTube
  Agricultural Revolution - Hunting-and-Gathering - Emergence of Agriculture - Technology - Domestication - Social Consequences
  Change & Turning Points: Neolithic Revolution
  Paleolithic - Neolithic Era | Neolithic Revolution
  The Big Story: Origins of Religion - YouTube
For more, check Mrs.Osborn's General Ancient History page.

 

    Chapter 2: First River Valley Civilizations
3500 – 1500 BCE
  Chapter 3: The Late Bronze Age in the Eastern Hemisphere (section on Egypt)
2200 – 500 BCE

  Nile River Valley Civilization
  Tigris-Euphrates Civilization - Nile River Valley Civilization - Indus River Valley Civilization - Yellow River (Huang He) Valley Civlization
  Settled Agriculture: 8000-6500 BC - Primary Urban Society: 3500 BC-AD 700

        

Mesopotamia & the Sumerians
  BBC - Mesopotamia
  Ancient Western Asia and the Civilization of Mesopotamia 
  Internet Ancient History Sourcebook: Mesopotamia 
  MrDonn.org - Daily Life in Ancient Civilizations 
  Iraq History Timeline 5000BC-2002AD
  Tigris-Euphrates Civilization
  Mesopotamia - More Mesopotamia
  Sumer - The Sumerians 
  The Epic of Gilgamesh
  The Avalon Project : The Code of Hammurabi - The Code of Hammurabi
Ancient Scripts Timeline 
  Evolution of Cuneiform Characters 
  WOMEN IN BABYLONIA UNDER THE HAMMURABI LAW CODE
  The Oldest Written Melody in History c.1400 BC!!! - YouTube
For more, visit Mrs. Oz's Ancient River Valley Civilizations page.

  

Ancient Egypt
   Nile River Valley Civilization
  BBC - History: Egyptians
  What the Ancients Knew - Egypt - YouTube
  Ancient Egypt — History.com Articles, Video, Pictures and Facts
  The History of Ancient Egypt
  PBS - Egypt's Golden Empire
  Ancient Egypt - Guardian's Egypt
  Egypt - Egyptian Timeline
  Egypt | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History
  NOVA Online/Pyramids -- The Inside Story
  Book of the Dead › The British Museum
  Welcome to Neferchichi's Tomb at neferchichi.com
  Daily Life Ancient Egypt
  WOMEN IN ANCIENT EGYPT
  The Goddesses and Gods of Ancient Egypt
  Pyramids and Temples Menu
  Ancient Egypt - Menu page
  Tutankhamun: Anatomy of an Excavation - Search for Tut 
For more, visit Mrs. Osborn's Ancient Egypt page.

 

Ancient India
  Indus River Valley Civilization - Indus Civilization
  4000 to 1000 BCE: South Asia
  BBC - History: Ancient India
  What the Ancients Knew - India - YouTube
  Indian Ocean in World History
  Ancient India - The British Museum
  Harappan civilization in India - Harappan Civilization: ca. 3000-1500 BC
  Ancient India - Ancient India - Life in Ancient India - Ancient India - Indus Valley Civilization - More Ancient India
  EAWC: Ancient India
  MrDonn.org - Ancient India
  India Chronology
  For more on Ancient Mesopotamia, visit Mrs. Oz's Ancient River Valley Civilizations website.

 

       

        

Chapter 3: The Late Bronze Age in the Eastern Hemisphere (section on Early China)
  2200 – 500 BCE

  Yellow River (Huang He) Valley Civlization
  4000 to 1000 BCE: China
  Maps of China
  Asia for Educators | Columbia University - China Culture
  Ancient China - Ancient China - History for Kids!
  Ancient China - The British Museum
  Kids Konnect - Ancient China
  Ancient China - China - The Chinese Empire - China
  EAWC: Ancient China
  What the Ancients Knew - 2 of 3 China - YouTube
  Daily Life in Ancient China - Welcome to Ancient China!
  Ancient China by History Link 101
  The Mandate of Heaven - Ancient China for Kids
  Course of Empire - YouTube
  Chinese Philosophy
  Confucianism - Confucianism - ReligionFacts
  Confucianism and the Chinese Scholastic System
  BBC - Religion: Taoism - Daoism in China
  Han Feizi
  Legalism and Chinese Philosophy - Legalism (Chinese philosophy)
  For many sites, check out Mrs. Oz's Ancient River Valley Civilizations  and Non-Western pages.

 

INTERACTIVE GAMES & ACTIVITIES FOR PERIOD ONE (NOTE PACKETS 1 - 3) 
  Civilizations and Religions Final Quiz
Could You Survive as a Hunter-Gatherer? - Could you survive today as a hunter gatherer?
  Early Humans - Games, Interactive Activities
  Mysteries of Çatalhöyük
  Early Peoples through the Agricultural Revolution - Multiple-Choice Quiz
   Neolithic Revolution and Early River Civilizations Hangman Quiz Game
   Write Like a Babylonian - your initials in Cuneiform - cuneiform calculator
  Ancient Sumer Energy Saver "Hangman" Trivia Challenge Game
  Ancient Egypt - Free Interactive "DBQ" Map Quiz
  Online Hieroglyphics Translator - Hieroglyphic Name Translator
   Clickable Mummy
  BBC - Mummy Maker
  BBC - Pyramid Challenge
  The Tomb of Perneb | Explore & Learn
  Ancient Egypt Quiz -- National Geographic
      Early Chinese Civilization Hangman Quiz Game
    Maps.com -- Asia Map Game
  India Quiz -- National Geographic 
  Crossword
   Asia - geography online games
  Quia - The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

 

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