South East Asia By 246154 200 The Emergence of Khmer Civilization Khmer controlled angkar wat. There main religion is hinduism and the practiced it among the people. They had advanced civilizations compared to others of their time. Jan 1, 1500 Colonization of Southeast Asia Travelers explored and found the Southeast Asia. Lead by portugal and european powers they colonized the Southeast. They first came to look for resources and spices. Jan 1, 1521 Ferdinand Magellan's Discovery Ferdinand Magellan the explorer came by and found the place. He claimed the Philippines for Spain. He spread a lot of catholicism to the Philippines. Jan 1, 1600 Arrival of Dutch traders Dutch traders came in the 1600's. The traders drove out some of the portuguese occupying the area. They only kepy Timor after a while. Jan 1, 1800 British and French Colonization The British and French set up colonies and drove others out. It happened in the 1800's. They set up plantations and railroads. Jan 1, 1898 U.S. Ownership of Philippines The U.S. owned the region in 1898. They won it in the American-Philippines war. They lost the land soon later. Jan 1, 1939 Japanese Invasion of the Philippines The Japanese came iun WWII and invaded the philippines. They occupied most of the southeast. They left after they lost WWII. Jan 1, 1960 Vietname War Vietnam war started between the US and Vietnam. It lasted for 3 years. It was against communists. Jan 1, 1975 Cambodia civil war Civil wars in cambodia started. They were very bloody and violence was a problem. It lasted for a long time. Mar 2, 2022 Arrival of Thais The thais arrived and they took some land. They originated from South China. The Thais introduced buddhism to the countries.