World History

Updated: 9/14/2020
World History

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  • 4000 BCE
  • Now, now this looks like a good place to build a city-state!
  • 3300 BCE
  • Why it's the latest trend people call it "cuneiform" it is pretty fire!
  • What is that!?
  • 1792 BCE
  • I am King now and my set of rules will be the code of Hammurabi
  • The Mesopotamians establish powerful city-states building large ziggurats at thecenter of their cities as temples to their gods.
  • 744 BCE
  • How are we this rich and powerful?
  • The Sumerians invent the first writing system known as cuneiform. They usepictures for words and inscribe them on clay tablets.
  • 550 BCE
  • Hammurabi becomes king of Babylon. He establishes the Code of Hammurabi andBabylon soon takes over much of Mesopotamia.
  • 522 BCE
  • You and You are Satraps! Have fun! See ya!!!
  • The Assyrian Empire reaches its peak and is the strongest empire in the world.
  • We're better!!
  • Cyrus the Great rises to power and the Persian Empire begins.
  • I am Cyrus the Great and this is the Persian Empire
  • Darius I becomes King of Persia. He expands the empire and divides it up into stateseach ruled by a governor called a satrap.
  • Okaaayyy???