Latin American history

  • Sep 22, 1428

    Aztec Triple Alliance

    The aztec empire was formed by three nahua city states. Tenochtitlan, Texacoco, Tlacopan.
  • Sep 22, 1438

    Pachacuti takes over Incas

    Ninth inca. Machu picchu was built as an estate for him.
  • Sep 22, 1471

    Topac takes over Incas

    translated as “noble Inca accountant,” was the tenth Sapa Inca 1471-93 of the Inca Empire
  • Sep 22, 1492

    Columbus Sails

    Columbus sails west to find a quicker route to india. To his dieing day he truly believed he went to india
  • Sep 22, 1496

    Ferdinand and Isabella crowned

    Declared kings of castille and aragon kingdoms by the pope himself.
  • Sep 22, 1497

    Amerigo Sails Around The World

    He had three separate voyages. There may have been a fourth but no one truly knows if he actually went.
  • Sep 1, 1513

    Balboa reaches Pacific

    On September 1, 1513, Balboa left his settlement with almost 200 Spaniards and a thousand Indians in search of a great body of water that he had heard about from a native friend. Later finding the pacific.
  • Sep 22, 1521

    Cortez takes Tenochtitlan

    Cortez takes over the aztec capital of tenochtitlan, Betrayed montezuma, and later montezuma ended up dead.
  • Sep 22, 1532

    Pizzaro takes Atahualpa

    On November 16, 1532, Francisco Pizarro, the Spanish explorer and conquistador, springs a trap on the Incan emperor, Atahualpa. With fewer than 200 men against several thousand.
  • Oct 2, 1548

    La Paz founded

    Founded in 1548 by the Spanish conquistadors at the site of the Native American settlement, Laja, the full name of the city was originally Nuestra Señora de La Paz.
  • Treaty of Madrid

    The Spanish-Portuguese treaty of 1750 or Treaty of Madrid was a document signed by Ferdinand of Spain and John of Portugal on January 13, 1750. Made peace between portugal and spain.
  • Jose Gervasio Artigas

    He was a national hero of uruguay. Sometimes called the "father of uruguayan nationhood."
  • Simon Bolivar takes Venezuela

    Was a military leader mainly. Was elected via indirect elections. Was a great tactitian.
  • Anotonio Lopez de Santa Anna president of mexico

    General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna led Mexican troops into Texas in 1836. Led many important campaigns against texas and the united states.
  • Universtiy of Mexico founded

    A judge of the territory of New Mexico, pushed for Albuquerque as the location of the University.