Latin America History Timeline

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    Nazca Lines, Peru

    Nazca Lines, Peru
    The Nazca Lines are a series of drawings in South American in a desert area made in ancient times that can still be seen today.
  • Jan 7, 1430

    Machu Picchu,the last city of the Incas

    Machu Picchu,the last city of the Incas
    In the 15th century, the Incan Emperor Pachacútec built a city in the clouds on the mountain known as Machu Picchu ("old mountain").
  • Jan 7, 1519

    Overturning Aztec Empire

    Hernan Cortez and his Spanish conquistadors overthrew the Aztec Empire and killed its last Emperor, Cuahtémoc.
  • Ecuador Gains Independence

    Ecuador Gains Independence
    The Republic of Ecuador is a country in northwestern South America, bounded by Colombia on the north, by Peru on the east and south, and by the Pacific Ocean on the west.
  • Columbus Discovers America

    Columbus Discovers America
    He discovered America on his way to the West Indies.
  • Falklands Islands War, Argentina

    Falklands Islands War, Argentina
    The Argentine Invasion of the Falkland Islands on 2nd April 1982 necessitated Britain's first major naval operation since Suez.
  • Mexican Crises

    Mexican Crises
    Mexican banking crises. Whith th help of the U.S the Mexican economy had recoverd.