Yuan Timeline Compared to Americas

  • Jan 1, 1279


    The Yuan Dynasty finally defeated the Sung Dynasty.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1279 to Jan 1, 1368

    Yuan Dynasty

  • Period: Jan 1, 1279 to Jan 1, 1368

    The Americas

  • Jan 1, 1283

    Prominent City-State

    1283 – Mayapán becomes the most prominent city-state of the Yucatán
  • Dec 3, 1283

    Mayapán becomes the capital of Yucatán

    Mayapán becomes the capital of Yucatán, as the League of Mayapán rules the country.
  • Jan 1, 1294

    Kublai's Death

    Kublai Khan dies of gout.
  • Jan 1, 1300

    Abbasid Dynasty Ends

    Dynasty Falls
  • Jan 1, 1325

    Tenochtitlan was Settled by the Mexica

    By 1325, Tenochtitlan was settled by the Mexica and they started building the causeways for the one of the greatest civilizations to have ever lived.
  • Jan 1, 1330

    The Suffering People

    By the 1330's, people all over the whole Mongol Empire were suffering from the Black Death - the bubonic plague. The disease was called the Black Death because one of the symptoms produced a blackening of the skin around the swellings. 7500 victims of the disease were dying every day
  • Jan 1, 1350

    More Building

    1350 was when the Aztecs built causeways and canals.
  • Jan 1, 1351

    Red Turban Rebellion

    A resistance group called the Red Turbans began to undermine the Yuan's army. This caused defeat which led people to believe the emperer had lost the Mandate.
  • Jan 1, 1368

    The Downfall of the Dynasty

    After Kublai dies, his descendants fight over the throne. There was too much paper money made which led to inflation. Many natural disasters occured including the change of the course in the Yellow River. This led people to believe that their emperor had lost the Mandate of Heaven.