World History

Updated: 9/14/2020
World History

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  • 4000 BCE
  • It's boogey time In Mesopotamia
  • 3300 BCE
  • I can write down stuff.
  • 1792 BCE
  • yes Sir!!!
  • I have created a whole bunch of laws and you must follow them(or you will be put to death)
  • The Mesopotamians establish powerful city-states building large ziggurats at thecenter of their cities as temples to their gods.
  • 744 BCE
  • The Sumerians invent the first writing system known as cuneiform. They usepictures for words and inscribe them on clay tablets.
  • 550 BCE
  • I won't force my culture onto y'all.
  • Hammurabi becomes king of Babylon. He establishes the Code of Hammurabi andBabylon soon takes over much of Mesopotamia.
  • 522 BCE
  • Who wants to govern a satrap?!
  • I DO I DO!!!
  • The Assyrian Empire reaches its peak and is the strongest empire in the world.
  • Can't touch this.#wearesostrong.
  • Cyrus the Great rises to power and the Persian Empire begins.
  • Thank you Oh great one!!
  • But you must serve in my army
  • Darius I becomes King of Persia. He expands the empire and divides it up into stateseach ruled by a governor called a satrap.