Latin America

  • 300

    The Mayas

    They developed in three regions in Mesoamerica. It is important and the most complete urban developments occurred in the lowlands in the "central region" of southern Guatemala.
  • 400

    Nazca Lines

    The Nazca Lines are a series of ancient geoglyphs located in the Nazca Desert of Peru. Some local geoglyphs resemble Paracas motifs, scholars believe the Nazca Lines were created by the Nazca culture between 400 and 650 AD.
  • Jan 10, 700


    They had a developement of writings in Mesoamerica. So they could communicate more fluenty in their own way.
  • Jan 18, 1200

    The Civilizations of the Incas

    The Incas ruled a land that is a little larger than Peru. Francisco Pizarro had heard of a land of gold. Up to 3000 Incas had been killed. An Empire was gone forever.
  • Jan 8, 1430

    Machu Picchu, Lost City of the Incas

    The Incas started building it around AD 1430 but was abandoned as an official site for the Inca rulers a hundred years later, at the time of the Spanish conquest of the Inca Empire.
  • Jan 1, 1492


    Cristoforo Colombo (Columbus) lands in the island of Hispaniola
  • Period: Jan 1, 1519 to Jan 1, 1521

    Hernan Cortez

    Hernan Cortez and his Spanish conquistadors overthrew the Aztec Empire and killed its last Emperor, Cuahtémoc.
  • Jan 8, 1519

    Spanish Conquistadors

    Hernan Cortez and his Spanish conquistadors overthrew the Aztec Empire and killed its last Emperor, Cuahtémoc.
  • Jan 10, 1519

    Found a City

    They found a new city or just named anew city. Today it is called Panama and it is where the panama river is located.
  • Jan 1, 1540

    Expansion Northward

    Expansion northward: Soto in present southeast United States; Coronado in southwest; Cabrillo in California.
  • Jan 1, 1571

    Spanish Galleon

    Spanish Galleon
    "Spanish Galleon" began run between Acapulco and Manila.
  • French and Indian War

    The war in America in which France and its Indian allies opposed England. It also ended the Treaty of Paris in 1763.
  • Governor Bernardo

    Governor Bernardo
    Governor Bernardo de Galvez from New Orleans fought British and regained the Floridas during the American War of Independence.
  • French Revolution

    French Revolution
    French Revolution: its doctrines spread to Latin America, where Creoles wanted to supplant Gachupines (Peninsular-born whites) in office.
  • Napolean takes Lousiana

    Napolean takes Lousiana
    Napoleon took Louisiana back from New Spain but sold it to the United States.
  • Cinco de Mayo

    The celebrations began after the Mexican Army's victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla in 1862.
  • Mexican Revolution

    The Mexican Revolution, which was an attempt to overthrow the dictatorship of Porfino Diaz in the early twentieth century. Revolutionary leaders included Pancho Villa and Emiliano Zapata.
  • El Salvador governer.

    El Salvador was governed by a military dictatorship. The El Salvador economy has suffered from a previous war with Honduras and towards the end of the decade was destabilized by guerilla factions and civil unrest.
  • Trapped Miners

    Chilean miners were trapped in a ine for about 3months with out anything.They were rescued on October 13 with desire to see familiar faces.
  • The Mayas BC

    They were around for a long time 5000BC-1500BC.The ancient Maya civilization occupied the eastern third of Mesoamerica, primarily the Yucatan PeninsulaThey predcted the world would end in 2012 because that is where their calender ended.