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The Super Summary of World History

BOOK: The Super Summary of World History
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Copyright © 2010 by Alan Dale Daniel, BA, MBA, JD.

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2008904529

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978-1-4363-4326-8

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978-1-4363-4325-1

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Contents

Time Line of World History

Introduction

Top
20
Events
in
History
(my
opinion)

Chapter 1

Prehistory 150,000 BC to 3,500 BC (approximate)

Ten
Human
Traits

Neolithic
Revolution—Agriculture 8,500
BC

Differing
Views
of
History

Books
and
References:

Chapter 2

Ancient History 8000 BC to AD 455

Geography

Security

Sumer
and
UR

Abraham

Egypt

Mesopotamia

The
Bronze
Age
Collapse

Harappan
Civilizations—Indus
Valley

The
Aryans
and
Iron
Age
Civilizations
In
India

Greece
and
Rome

The
Greeks

Individual
Greater
than
the
State

Of
Gods
and
Governments

The
Persians
Invade
Greece

After
the
Persians—The
Peloponnesian
War

Alexander
the
Great

Rome

The
Punic
Wars

Cannae

The
Army,
the
Republic,
and
the
Empire

Discussion
of
the
Fall
of
the
Western
Roman
Empire

The
Need
for
Protection

Invaders
from
the
Center
of
the
World

Greek
Philosophy

Sophists

Of
Gods
and
Men

The
Role
of
Food,
Disease,
and
Administration
in
Ancient
Times

Books
and
Resources

Books
and
References
on
Philosophy

Chapter 3

The Dark Ages 455 to 1400

Total
Loss
Of
Roman
Culture

Events
of
the
Dark
Ages

The
Catholic
Church

Feudalism

The
Guild
System

Government
During
The
Dark
Ages

The
Franks—France

England

The
Viking
Raids

The
Mongols

Europe
Battles
Toward
the
Renaissance

Books
and
Resources

Chapter 4

The Renaissance 1300 to 1500

New
Thoughts
and
New
Assumptions

Science
and
Pseudoscience

The
Art
of
Oil
Painting

Books
and
Resources

Chapter 5

The Age of Discovery 1463 to 1522

Native
Empires
in
the
Americas

Spanish
and
English
Empires
in
the
Americas

Books
and
Resources

Chapter 6

The EAST

China

The
Dynasties
(this
can
get
very
dull)

Japan

Korea

India

Books
and
Resources

Chapter 7

Africa

Books
and
Resources

Chapter 8

The Middle East and the Fall of Byzantium (The Eastern Roman Empire) 500 to 1453

Islam
Turned
Back
at
Tours

Byzantium

The
Crusades

Books
and
Resources

Chapter 9

The New World and the Rise of America

Columbus
and
1492

Native
Americans

The
American
Revolution 1775
to
1782

Background

Lexington
and
Concord—the
War
begins

The
Declaration
of
Independence

Early
Defeats
and
Trenton—the
Last
Chance

Saratoga

The
American
Frontier

The
Constitution
of
the
United
States
of
America

Problems—Discussing
the
Constitution

Books
and
Resources

Chapter 10

Europe from the Renaissance to 1900

Nation
States,
Religion,
War,
and
The
Armada

Europe
Undergoes
Vast
Change

Science
and
the
Printing
Press
(The
Road
to
Tomorrow)

The
Arts—Painting

Speed
of
Change

The
French
Revolution 1789
to
1799

The
Impact
of
Empires

The
Industrial
Revolution

Art
and
the
Future
of
Europe

Rise
of
New
Nations
in
Central
Europe

Chapter 11

America and the Americas

Latin
America

United
States
of
America

The
War
of
1812

American
Growth
and
Problems

Mexican-American
War

The
American
Civil
War 1861
to
1865

Causes

The
time
line
to
war:

Casualties

Strategy—the
North

Strategy—the
South

The
War
Begins

Antietam
and
Emancipation

Gettysburg

Grant
and
Sherman
Destroy
the
South

Grant

Sherman

Reconstruction
of
the
South

Aftermath—the
Impacts
of
the
Civil
War

Books
and
Resources

From
the
Civil
War
to
1900

Industrial
Expansion

America
Becomes
an
Imperial
Power—1898

Copying
Britain

Books
and
Resources

Chapter 12

1900: The Dividing Line to the Modern World

Industrialism
and
the
Machine
Age

Machines

Politics

America

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