• 100

    Mesoamerica 8000 B.C.

    Squash is one of the earliest foods that was the base of Mesoamerica villages.
  • 101

    Olmecs 1500 B.C

    The Omecss was the first Mesoamerica civilization. It began in the 7 regions of what is now Mexico. This period was marked by the effective cultivation of crops like corn and beans. Also potery, fine art, and graphic symbols arose and were used to record the Olmec history.
  • 103

    Olmec Split 600 B.C.

    Olmec broke into the Maya, Zapotec, Totonac, and Teotihuacan civilizations.
  • 250

    Mayan Civilization

    The Mayan civilication centered in the Yucatan peninsula, becomes the most dominant of thearea. they exeled in pottery, hyerogliphic writing, calender making, and mathematics. Also the Maya left a great amount of agriculture.
  • Jan 1, 600


    They became the most successful at establishin their empire after the fall of the Myans. Their empire was in the Central Valley of Mexico.
  • Jan 1, 1325

    Rise of the Aztecs

    They arrived in Mexico central valley and they called it the Valley of Anahuac. By the early 15th century the first Aztec emperor Itzcoatl formed a three way alliance with the city-states of Texococo and Tlateloco and controlled the region.
  • Feb 1, 1519


    Cortez set sail from Cuba with 11 ships and more than 450 soldiers. Upon arriving the Spanish took control of Tobasco and they learned about the Aztecs.
  • Aug 13, 1521

    Fall of Aztecs

    After bloody conflicts with native and spanish people the Aztecs come to fall at this time.
  • Napoleon Boneparte

    Occupies Spain and deposses the monarchy And installs his brother Joseph as head of state. Then the Peninsular war Spain and France will lead to the Mexican war for Independence.
  • Mexican Independence

    After revolt in Spain Mexican leaders planned to end the viceregal system and seperate their country from the mother land on their own terms.