The Mayan people

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RISE

2000 BC

people move to the Maya reign

CULTURE

1500 BC

take on
most of their culture

writing

700 BC

hieroglyphs develop

calenders

400 BC

Mayan calenders are developed

kings

300 BC

The Mayans are now ruled by kings

pyramids

100 BC

The firs Mayan pyramids are built

Teotihuacan

400 AD

The city-state Teotihuacan rules over Maya

over thrown

500 AD

Teotihuacan is over thrown

Conquest

1528

The Spanish begin conquest on the last of the northern Maya. the Mayans fight back with great force.

Free, sort of

1821

Mexico is freed from the Spanish, so life becomes a bit more easy for the Mayan people.

Rebels

1847 AD

Even after the fall of their civilization , the Mayan people remain. At this time, the Yecatan Mayan rebel against the Mexican government.

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Fall

500 AD

The same century Teotihuacan is destroyed, Maya falls

Concord

1541

The Spanish finally get rid of the last of the rebels, until the Mexican government comes to be.