Mexico Timeline

Mexico Timeline
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The Olmecs, Mayans and Toltecs
Montezuma II and the Spanish
Spanish attempt halted by General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna
US-Mexican War and the treaty of Guadalupe
Mexican Revolution
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      1200 BC - 300 AD - The Olmecs were the first true civilisation of South America and were the ancestors of the later cultures
300 - 1500's - The Mayans empire covered Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, Honduras, and El Salvador
900's - 1100's - The Toltecs ruled Mexico and Guatemala from the 10th to the 12th century
1100'S- 1500'S - The Aztecs rose to power in Mexico during the 12th and 13th centuries and remained in control until the arrival of the Spaniards in the 16th Century
 
         
    1502 Montezuma II (1466-1520) assumes Aztec throne  
         
    1517 Spanish expedition under Francisco Hernandez de Cordoba (1475-1526) lands on Yucatan coast  
         
    1519 Spanish conquistador Hernan Cortes (1485-1547) founds Veracruz
Cortes enters Tenochtitlan and captures Moctezuma II ( aka Montezuma )
 
         
    1520 Montezuma II is killed  
         
    1528 Juan de Zumarraga (1468-1548) arrives as bishop of Mexico City and begins native conversion to Catholicism  
         
    1718 Franciscan missionaries settle in Texas which is of New Spain
The Mission San Antonio de Valero was established which later became famous as the Alamo
 
         
    1803 Napoleon took Louisiana back from New Spain but sold it to the United States  
         
    1810 Overthrow of the king of Spain by Napoleon
September 16:  Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla (1753-1811) preaches his Grito de Dolores, sparking rebellion and the War of Independence
 
         
    1811 Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla is captured and executed  
         
    1821 Spain recognizes Mexican independence with the Treaty of Cordoba  
         
    1822 General Augustin de Iturbide assumes control as Emperor of Mexico  
         
    1823 General Santa Anna deposes Iturbide, the monarchy fails, and a new constitution creates a federal republic  
         
    1829 President Vicente Guerrero abolishes slavery  
         
    1829 A Spanish attempt at re-conquest is halted by General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna (1794-1876)
Texas declares its independence
 
         
    1836 February 23 to March 6 - A band of 189 Texas volunteers defied a Mexican army of thousands for 13 days of siege at the Alamo
April: Battle of San Jacinto - General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna is captured by Sam Houston
 
         
    1846 1846-1848 US-Mexican War  
         
    1848 The treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo reduces Mexico's territory by half, ceding present-day Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah, and part of Colorado to the U.S.  
         
    1853 Santa Anna agrees to the Gadsden Purchase, ceding a further 48,000 square km (30,000 square mi) to the United States  
         
    1863 The French occupy Mexico City and Napoleon III of France appoints Archduke Ferdinand Maximilian of Austria (1832-1867) as Emperor of Mexico  
         
    1864 Maximilian is executed  
         
    1910 1910-1920 Mexican Revolution where the figures of Madero, Huerta, Carranza, Villa and Zapata arise  
         
Mexico Timeline

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