classkick timeline

Timeline created by ross.saunders@kinkaid.org
In History
  • 1,800 BCE

    the maya

    the maya
    1800 BCE – 800 CE (time span)
    The Maya thrived in the El Petén region. they built the great cities of Tikal and Copán and they built pyramids as tall as 230 feet high. many of the Maya move to Mexico's Yucatan peninsula. the Maya still exist today as a distinct culture.
  • 1,200 BCE

    the Olmecs

    the Olmecs
    1200 BCE – 600 BCE (time span) The Olmec are believed to be the earliest Mesoamerican culture to developed an advanced civilization." they built three great city centers such as La Venta, San Lorenzo, and Laguna Los Cerros. they are not existing today due to overpopulation, environmental degradation, and constant warfare.
  • -600 BCE

    the Olmecs

    the Olmecs
    1200 BCE – 600 BCE (time span) they built sculptures.
  • 1095

    crusades

    in 1095 "pope urban called for a holy war or a crusade against the Muslims"
  • 1200

    1200 ce

    Europe was a farming economy but they shifted to trade
  • 1200

    the aztecs

    the aztecs
    1200 CE – 1521 CE (time span) the Aztecs employed chinampas to cultivate plants for food and to claim land. they also were good builders and built pyramids of various types. the Aztecs met the Spanish in 1251 and disappeared less than 100 years after.
  • 1271

    travels of Marco polo

    the journeys started in 1271
  • 1289

    Crusades end

    in 1289 the crusades end
  • 1293

    they go home

    in 1293 the polos start there journey back home
  • 1298

    marco polo captains

    in 1298 Marco polo captains a galley ship in a battle against Genoa.
  • 1400

    the inca

    the inca
    1400 CE – 1532 CE (time span) the Inca capital was located in Cuzco and the empire stretched from Peru to Bolivia and Ecuador. there was no written language, but a form of Quechua became the primary dialect. the Incas also met the Spanish when they arrived there. lastly, the Inca is still around in Peru.
  • 1415

    portugues exploration

    in 1415 the portagues captured the fortress of Ceuta in Africa
  • 1419

    1419

    the discovery of the Madeira islands.
  • 1427

    1427

    the Azores islands were found
  • 1434

    1434

    henry the navigator made it to cape bojador and got back
  • 1440

    printing press

    Johann Gutenberg created the printing press.
  • 1469

    1469

    Columbus unified catholic Spain and started building a nation that could compete for global power
  • 1488

    1488

    Bartolomeu Dias made it around the tip of Africa
  • 1492

    Oct. 12, 1492

    Ferdinand and Isabella finally agreed to finance Columbus's voyage
  • 1519

    Cortes invades the Aztec

    Cortes invades the Aztec
    there was also smallpox going around in the Aztec civilization. the Spanish also made allies with other small civilizations that did not like the Aztecs
  • 1529

    Pizarro Invades the Inca

    Pizarro Invades the Inca
    when Pizarro Invaded Inca in 1529 CE the Spanish had a lot on their side. for example, Inca was in a civil war, and the Spanish brought smallpox to the Incas.
  • 1532

    The Inca fall under Pizarro

    The Inca fall under Pizarro
    the civil war and smallpox helped the Spanish conquer the Inca
  • 1300-1600

    Europe started to study Greek, roman arts, math, and science.
  • Thomas Hobbes writes The Leviathan

    Thomas Hobbes writes The Leviathan
    Leviathan argues that civil peace and social unity are best achieved by the establishment of a commonwealth through a social contract. Also, he thought humans were overall equal but certain people could be better in areas
  • John Locke writes The Second Treatise on Government

    John Locke writes The Second Treatise on Government
    John Locke's most famous works are An Essay Concerning Human Understanding
  • The United States declares Independence July 4

    The United States declares Independence July 4
    the declaration says that all men are equal and have given rights that cannot be taken away
  • France writes the Declaration of the Rights of Man

    France writes the Declaration of the Rights of Man
    it defines individual and collective rights at the time of the French Revolution.
  • haiti gains independence

    haiti gains independence
    Toussaint L'Overture led the largest slave revolt in the western hemisphere. helped Haiti become independent and abolished slavery. they revolted because of slavery
  • Bolivar and his soldiers begin Venezuela’s fight for independence

    Bolivar and his soldiers begin Venezuela’s fight for independence
    in 1824, Bolívar helped defeat Spain. they revolted because they did not like colonialism and slavery./
  • Bolivar’s Gran Columbia gains its independence

    Bolivar’s Gran Columbia gains its independence
    when the Spanish were defeated, Bolivar became the president of Gran Colombia.
  • Jose de San Martin frees Peru from Spain

    Jose de San Martin frees Peru from Spain
    led a rebellion against Spain that freed Argentina, Chile, and Peru.
  • Mexico gains independence

    Mexico gains independence
    Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla was worried about their overall health and then they rebelled. the rebellion caused rioting for months.