From Ancient Civilizations to the Independence of Modern Civilizations

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In History
  • Period:
    1,800 BCE
    to
    800

    The Maya

    The Maya was a grand empire who built grand buildings like magnificent pyramids and gigantic cities. Their culture still lives today.
  • Period:
    1,200 BCE
    to
    -600 BCE

    The Olmecs

    The Olmecs were one of the first ancient Meso-American civilization. They were quite advanced and had intricate artwork like giant stone heads.
  • Period:
    1200
    to
    1521

    The Aztec

    The Aztecs was a very advanced civilization who had extravagant artwork like feather headdresses, grand temples like the Templo Mayor, and innovative technologies like chinampas.
  • Period:
    1400
    to
    1532

    The Inca

    The Inca had a vast empire in South America, a complex government, and many great achievements like a 15,000 miles of criss-crossed roadways.
  • 1519

    Cortes invade the Aztec

    Cortes invade the Aztec
    A Spanish conquistador named Hernan Cortes invade the Aztec empire in 1519. He gathers native allies, translators, and knowledge from the new empire.
  • 1529

    Pizarro Invades the Inca

    Pizarro Invades the Inca
    Pizarro invades the Inca civilizations with a small Spanish army. He used techniques that he learned from Cortes like making allies with native enemies of the Inca, destroying the capitol, and capturing the leader and making them a puppet leader.
  • 1532

    The Inca fall under Pizarro

    The Inca fall under Pizarro
    In the year of 1532 the Inca civilization finally crumbles after a long war against Pizarro, a Spanish conquistador.
  • Thomas Hobbes writes The Leviathan

    Thomas Hobbes writes The Leviathan
    Hobbes is a philosopher who wrote a book about how he thinks. He believes that man are irresponsible to make their own choices. He thinks that they should be ruled by a government.
  • John Locke writes The Second Treatise on Government

    John Locke writes The Second Treatise on Government
    John Locke is a philosopher who put his opinion on what he thinks of man and the government in a book. He believes that man can rule themselves without a leader. He thinks that men can use reason and their mind to do the right thing. He believes that if they can all follow god the will live in harmony.
  • The United States declares Independence

    The United States declares Independence
    One of the most famous date in America is July 4, 1776, the day we declared our independence from Britain. The colonist in America revolted against the British rule and prevailed against the talented army.
  • France writes the Declaration of the Rights of Man

    France writes the Declaration of the Rights of Man
    France revolted against their King and Queen in order to better their country. The write a Declaration of the Rights of Man.