Aztec, Inca, Maya Timeline
Period: 250 to
MayansThe Classic Period of Maya culture.
Dec 8, 700
MayansMayan Writing is developed.
Dec 6, 1000
MayansMaya were already practicing a form of village-based agriculture and growing corn, beans, chile peppers, and squash.
Period: Dec 6, 1100 to Dec 6, 1500
AztecPeriod of the Aztec culture
Dec 6, 1200
AztecDuring the 12th century CE, the Mexica began moving southward toward present-day Mexico City.
Dec 8, 1200
IncaThe Inca Empire conquered the area of Bolivia around this time and remained in control until arrival of Spaniards.
Period: Dec 6, 1250 to Dec 6, 1400
IncaThe first several Inca rulers stayed in the territory around Cuzco. During that period, the rulers started to refer to themselves as the Inca.
Dec 6, 1400
AztecThe expansion of the empire and tribute from conquered states combined with local productivity to bring great prosperity to the Aztecs.
Dec 6, 1428
AztecJoined with 2 other city-states, Texcoco and Tlacopan.
MayansThe city of Teotihuacan is founded and for centuries is the cultural, religious and trading center of Mesoamerica.
MayansThe Maya abandoned the great cities of the central Maya area—ending the Classic Period.