2nd Project "Timeline": History of México

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In History
  • Period:
    20,000 BCE


    The first inhabitants of the area date from 20,000 years a. C. and they used to be nomads, hunters and gatherers, until the establishment of a sedentary agricultural culture in Mesoamerica.
    Many of these cultures wolud leave important archaeological remains and transmitted to each other, in which gods such as the feathered serpent (Quetzalcoatl) and pyramidal architectural styles predominate.
  • 1428

    Aztec empire

    Aztec empire
    they founded in Mexico-Tenochtitlan, one of the most extensive that the region knew, over a lake where there was an eagle that ate a snake. They used to be the most important empire and would mark the fall of mesoamerica.
  • 1527

    Spanish conquest

    Spanish conquest
    The Conquest of Mexico would refer mainly to the submission of the Mexican State, achieved by Hernán Cortés in the name of King Carlos I of Spain and in favor of the Spanish empire. This was a sad moment for nativs. Nativs used to attend to spanish empire as kings, causing spanish felt as gods.
  • Period:


    It would be characterized by presenting a feudal society, composed of racially distinct classes. The indigenous population that used to survive the harsh conditions of oppression was subjected to a process of evangelization and colonization of three hundred years. Colonial Mexico would be ruled by a Viceroy and responded to the instructions of the peninsular metropolis, which ruled at a distance and imposed an economic model that benefited it to the detriment of local white elites.
  • 1550

    Mexico City Foundation

    Mexico City Foundation
    Mexico City, capital of the newborn Viceroyalty, was founded literally in the ruins of Tenochtitlán, and was the basis of the occupation of the Mexican territory, whose agricultural and mining exploitation began promptly.
  • Independence of México

    Independence of México
    This began in 1810 with the Grito de Dolores, called to arms made by Manuel Hidalgo from the Dolores church in Guanajuato. Tensions between the colonies and peninsular Spain peaked in the XIX century, when ideas of the French Enlightenment and the example of American independence would breath into the colonial elites the idea of emancipation. The war lasted until 1821, when rebel generals Agustín de Iturbide and Vicente Guerrero would proclaim the Plan of Iguala.
  • First Mexican empire

    First Mexican empire
    It followed a brief monarchy followed by Agustín Iturbide (Agustín I).
    He modified the flag to adopt green, white and red in vertical stripes, adding the golden eagle crowned on a cactus, from a Nahuatl legend.
  • From monarchy to republic

    From monarchy to republic
    Soon there would be plans to overthrow the monarchy and implant the republic, from Vicente Guerrero himself and Antonio López de Santa Anna. Iturbide abdicated the crown after a coup of state and escaped to Europe in 1823, when the dissolution of the Empire and emancipation of the Central American provinces also began.
  • First Constitution

    First Constitution
    In 1824 the Federal Constitution of the United Mexican States was proclaimed and the republican life of the nation would begin.
  • First french intervention

    First french intervention
    It would take place between 1838 and 1839, called the "Cake War", and confronted Mexico and France militarily about a series of commercial claims that the latter demanded in payment.
  • Snatched of Texas

    Snatched of Texas
    US used to know it as the Mexico-United States War, it consisted of an armed confrontation between the two countries. Thus, the US snatched a huge portion of its northern territory from Mexico: Texas, California, New Mexico, Arizona, Nevada and part of Colorado and Utah.
  • Second french intervention

    Second french intervention
    It happened between 1862 and 1867, when these countries met again after the decision of the government of Benito Juárez to suspend payments of the external debt.
  • Mexican Revolution

    Mexican Revolution
    The Mexican Revolution followed a long period of dictatorship known as the "Porfirato" (ruled 31 years by Porfirio Díaz) initiated in 1876.
    This period of political instability and armed struggle between the factions would take the lives of the leading revolutionary leaders such as Emiliano Zapata, Venustiano Carranza, Francisco "Pancho" Villa and Álvaro Obregón.
  • Constitution of 1917

    Constitution of 1917
    This constitution is which use to rule the account Mexican Country.
  • Modern Mexico

    Modern Mexico
    The modern nation of Mexico is from 1940 to the present day Republican. In it, his past convulse is worshiped through his national symbols, such as the National Anthem, used since 1854 but proclaimed as such in 1943 by President Manuel Ávila Camacho.
  • Mexican People

    Mexican People
    His complex political, social and cultural tradition is preserved through the attempt to coexistence between the surviving aboriginal peoples and the modern western republic. People of Mexico used to be afraid, but they always had hope. Source: https://www.caracteristicas.co/historia-de-mexico/#ixzz68DvT0iZf