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History Timeline

Geological Eras (before people)
10000 BC: Agricultural revolution
7000 BC: New Stone Age
3000 BC: Bronze Age. Pharaohs in Egypt
2000 BC: Indo-European migrations
1000 BC: Assyrians and Babylonians
500 BC: Growth of Empires
1 AD: The Roman Empire and the Han Dynasty
400 AD: Islamic Empire
800 AD: Crusades
1100 AD: Mongol Empire
1500 AD: European colonization
2000 AD: Now

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Professor Carr

Karen Eva Carr, PhD.
Assoc. Professor Emerita, History
Portland State University

Professor Carr holds a B.A. with high honors from Cornell University in classics and archaeology, and her M.A. and PhD. from the University of Michigan in Classical Art and Archaeology. She has excavated in Scotland, Cyprus, Greece, Israel, and Tunisia, and she has been teaching history to university students for a very long time.

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