Teotihuacan Empire EmergesThe Teotihuacan empire had emerged as a very large, very religious temple grounds.
Teotihuacan's Religious InfluenceIn 200 C.E., Teotihuacan dominates as the leading religious empire, and this holds until 900 C.E., when Mesoamerican cultures stopped using techniques brought into play by the Teotihuacan Empire.
Teotihuacan's Control of MesoamericaTeotihuacan had become the main city of Mesoamerica after many years of successful influence on different cultures.
Death of Jaguar PawAn invading army from the Teotihuacan civilization killed the Mayan king near the city of Tikal.
The collapseAround 600 A.D., major buildings were deliberately burned and artworks and religious sculptures were destroyed, suggesting an uprising from the poor against the ruling elite.
The prime of the teotihuacanAt its peak between 375 and 500 CE, the city controlled a large area of the central highlands of Mexico and probably exacted tribute from conquered territories via the threat of military attack.