World History For Dummies
Trying to grasp the history of the world may seem more than a bit daunting — all those names! all those dates! That’s when a timeline with the most significant names and dates included comes in really handy.
A Timeline of World History
The history of the world isn’t easily condensed, but the timeline here does a good job of hitting the high notes and most significant events of roughly 4,000 years from the beginnings of Hinduism to the freeing of Nelson Mandela.
After Columbus sailed and Constantinople fell, Europeans continued to search out trading routes and thinkers and doers around the globe made history in their various ways.