Latin America

  • Jan 13, 1487

    New Temple

    The Aztecs sacrifice 20,000 people to inaugurate their new temple in Tenochtitlan
  • Jan 1, 1494

    Treaty of Tordesillas

    Treaty of Tordesillas
    Treaty of Tordesillas divides the New World between Spain and Portugal.The Treaty of Tordesillas was agreed upon by the Spanish and the Portuguese to clear up confusion on newly claimed land in the New World.The newly discovered land held great potential wealth which would benefit European nations.
  • Jan 13, 1507

    Small Pox

    Small pox out break in the Carribean.
  • Jan 13, 1507


    Martin Waldseemller draws a world map on which he names the new continent America after Amerigo Vespucci
  • Jan 13, 1513

    First European

    Francisco Pizarro lands in Panama and joins Vasco N£nez de Balboa's expedition across the Isthmus of Panama, becoming the first European to see the Pacific Ocean
  • Jan 13, 1519

    The Conquest of the Aztec and Inca Empires

    The Conquest of the Aztec and Inca Empires
    After the New World was discovered, Spain soon realized that it was an incredibly valuable resource that should be pacified and colonized. Only two things stood in their way: the mighty Empires of the Aztecs in Mexico and the Incas in Peru Their mission was accomplished!
  • New University

    The university of Santiago is founded in Chile
  • Treaty of Madrid

    recognizes Brazil's borders, and hands Sacramento to Spain in return for Jesuit missions
  • French and Indian War

    British took control of new France.
  • Library

    Cuba opens the first public library of Spanish America.
  • Surrender

    Spain surrenders Louisiana to France
  • Independence from spain!

    Independence from spain!
    Venezuela and Paraguay declare independence from Spain.
  • Santiago Moreno joins the fight

    Santiago Moreno joins the fight
    was a distinguished commander early in the independence movement in northern South America. he was a high-ranking officer.
  • San Martin marches on Chile

    San Martin marches on Chile
    General San Martin gathered an army to cross the Andes and liberate Spanish-held Chile.
  • Death of the liberator

    Death of the liberator
    He survived many assassination attempts, he could not hide from or fight tuberculosis, and he died.
  • Mexican-American War

    Mexican-American War
    Mexico went to war with the United States after a series of skirmishes on the border. The Americans invaded Mexico on two fronts and captured Mexico City.. As devastating as the war was for Mexico, the peace was worse.
  • The war of triple Alliance

    The war of triple Alliance
    The most devastating war ever fought in South America, the War of the Triple Alliance pitted Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil against Paraguay. When Uruguay was attacked by Brazil and Argentina
  • New World

    New World
    Columbus lost a ship called the Santa Maria and he had more men than space.
  • Santo Domingo

    The Spanish found Santo Domingo in the island of Hispaniola, the first Spanish town in the Americas
  • The battle of Santa Clara

    The battle of Santa Clara
    Che's mission was to attack the massive military fortress at Santa Clara, where 4,000 armed soldiers awaited him with tanks and weapons.