The history of asia can be seen as the collective history of several distinct peripheral coastal regions such as east asia, south asia, southeast asia and the middle east linked by the interior mass of the eurasian steppe. The coastal periphery was the home to some of the worlds earliest known civilizations and religions, with each of the three regions developing early civilizations around. Peace and alliance is established between the seleucid empire and rome joined by its allies, such as pergamon and rhodes. The seleucids have to evacuate all the land and the cities from asia minor and to pay a huge war indemnity. Since then, they have undergone violent and unjust discrimination but have also overcome it. Citizens, with equal rights and equal contributions to the country. This is a timeline of chinese history, comprising important legal and territorial changes and political events in china and its predecessor states. To read about the background to these events, see history of china. See also the list of chinese monarchs, chinese emperors family tree, dynasties in chinese history and years in china. Dates prior to 841 bc, the beginning of the gonghe regency, are. Asia go to whole world timeline chapters on asiaasian multimediaasian history timeline asian history timeline key west asia southeast asia eastcentral asia dates are b. South asia is the southern region of the asian continent, covering the himalayan peninsula and the indian plate. A timeline created with timetoasts interactive timeline maker. First filipinos arrived at morro bay momentous landmark in asian american history that represented the first recorded arrival of any person with asian-descent to the united states. the 20th century was not without rebellion and witnessed some of the most horrific in asian history. The gwangju massacre of 1980 saw the death of 144 korean civilians. The 8888 protests in myanmar (burma) saw a death toll of 350 to as many as 1000 people in 1988. asian immigration to america, 1600s to the present by david johnson 1600s 1700s 1800-1850 next late 1800s 1600s spanish bring chinese and filipinos to mexico. Top 1763 filipinos desert spanish ship in new orleans, establish first filipino community in u.