Jun 14, 800
Emergence of Khmer civilizationReigon most advance early civilization.
Controlled large empire what is now Cambodia.
Ankor Wat,hue temple complex
Period: Jun 14, 800 to
Jun 14, 1200
Arrival of the ThaisSettled in Khmer are from Southern China.
Buddhism was introduce from India.
Began to replace Hinduism.
Jun 14, 1500
Colonization of Southeast AsiaThe European power were colonizing Southeast Asia.
Led by Portugal to find spices and other goods.
Came right after the arriving of Thais.
Jun 14, 1521
Ferdinand Magellans DiscoveryHe claimed the Philippines for Spain while exploring.
Followers colonized,traded, and spreaded Roman Catholicism.
They also claimed islands for Spain.
Arrival of Dutch tradersDrove out the Portuguese.
Dutch gained control of tea&spice trade.
Portuga kept only small island of Timor.
Period of French & British colonizationTheir colonies had plantations,railroads,&mines while setting up.
People from China&India came to work in the colonies.
While there, the British&French spreaded Christianity.
U.S. ownership of the PhilippinesWon philippines from Spain in 1898.
Colonial powers ruled most of reigon.
Thailand was never colonized
WW2 Japanese invasion of the PhilippinesInvaded&occupied most of Southeast Asia by Japan.
When Japan lost,the U.S. gave the Philippines independence.
After that other people in the reigon began to fight for their independence.
The Vietnam WarWar between North&South Vietnam.
Sent troops to defend South Vietnam.
Also to defend South Vietnam from communist forces.
Civil wars in CambodiaU.S. sent troops to the war.
They were trying to defend South Vietnam.
U.S based decision to send troops on criterion, spread of communism.