Aztec/Mayan Timeline

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Aztec/Mayan Timeline

Aztecs ' Mayans

The Mayans were founded around ths time

Rich ruling class is created. The rich nobles will build great cities over hundreds of years

Mayans

Aztecs

The Maya highlands fall under the domination of Teotihuacan, and the disintegration of Maya culture and language begins in some parts of the highlands.

400 AD

1000 BC - 600 BC

The Maya begin to abandon their cities for unknown reasons.

900 AD

The Classic Period of Maya history ends, with the collapse of the southern lowland cities. Maya cities in the northern Yucatán continue to thrive.

Some mayans are still around when spanish conquerors arrive in mexico and are amazed by the mayan cities, but claim the Mayan religion is evil. The spanish destroy mayan temples and statues. The Mayan civilisation crumbles.

1528 AD

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The Maya highlands fall under the domination of Teotihuacan, and the disintegration of Maya culture and language begins in some parts of the highlands.

1100-1300 AD

the Mexica look for a place to settle

1325 AD

Tenochtitlan is settled

1452 AD

Tenochtitlan is severely damaged by flooding

1502-1520 AD

Rule of Montezuma II, the most famous of the Aztec kings.

1517 AD

The appearance of a comet, signifying impending doom.

1519 AD

Hernan Cortes arrives in Tenochtitlan

1520 AD

Cortes allies with Tlaxcala, enemies of the Aztec, assault on the empire begins.

1521 AD

Fall of Tenochtitlan. Destruction of the city.

776 BC

First Olympic Games held in Greece

587 AD

First Buddhist monastery in Japan

WorldHistory

1324 AD

First forged iron cannons made in France

1450 AD

Florence becomes center of Italian Renaissance

1500 AD

Madonna and Child by Michelangelo

1503 AD

Leonardo's Mona Lisa

Events in the History of the Aztecs And the Mayans and How They Were Dealt With.When the Mexica were looking for a place to settle but they didn't know where. According to legend they were told by the war god to look for an eagle eating a snkae on a cactus. They then eventually found it and created Tenochtitlan. When Hernan Cortes came to Tenochtitlan, he launched an assault on Tenochtitlan. Many people on both sides were killed, but the Aztec community held together and they held of the Spanish for a long time before being overwhelmed.The Mayans also had similar problems. When the Spanish attacked they brought things the Mayans had never seen. some examples are guns and cannons and trained animals. The Mayans created something of their own. Tear gas was something the Mayans invented. Tear gas helped fight the Spanish but only temporarily.


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