Newberry, World Before 1600

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  • 11,000 BCE

    The end of the Ice Age

    The end of the Ice Age
    The Earth climate warmed the ice age ending. Glaciers left large lakes and layer of rich soil.
  • 8,000 BCE

    The Beginning Of The Agriculture Revolution In The Americas.

    The Beginning Of The Agriculture Revolution In The Americas.
    The temperatures around the world warmed the wild grasses grew more abundant. In time people began to plant and harvest crops.
  • 3,500 BCE

    The Beginning Of The "Mound Builder" Civilizations (Adena And Hopewell)

    The Beginning Of The "Mound Builder" Civilizations (Adena And Hopewell)
    The first mound building was an early marker of political and social complexity among the cultures in the Eastern United States. Watson Brake in Louisiana, constructed about 3500 BCE during the Middle Archaic period, is the oldest dated mound complex in North America.
  • 1,700 BCE

    The Beginning Of The Mississippian Civilization Centered At Cahokia

    The Beginning Of The Mississippian Civilization Centered At Cahokia
    It is thought by some archaeologists that the Late Mississippian Caborn-Welborn culture developed from the Angel Phase people around 1400 CE and lasted to around 1700 CE. ... Moundville: Ranked with Cahokia as one of the two most important sites at the core of the Mississippian culture, located near Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
  • 1,500 BCE

    The Beginning Of The Anasazi Civilization

    The Beginning Of The Anasazi Civilization
    The Anasazi civilization arose in the four corners area of what would become the southwest united states and eventually spread eastward.
  • 1,200 BCE

    The beginning of the Olmec Civilization

    The beginning of the Olmec Civilization
    The Olmec civilization was named Mother Culture of Mesoamerica. They were named this because they were the first Mesoamerican society They all grew up in the tropical lowlands along the gulf of Mexico.
  • -400 BCE

    The End Of The Olmec Civilization (And Why It Ended)

    The End Of The Olmec Civilization (And Why It Ended)
    Around 400 B.C the great Olmec city went into a downfall bringing the Olmec classic era with it.
  • -400 BCE

    The Beginning Of The Mayan Civilization

    The Beginning Of The Mayan Civilization
    The Olmec civilization ended it was successful by the Maya beginning around 400 B.C. Mayan cities were religious centers characterized by stone pyramids, palaces, Temples, and sacred ball courts.
  • 900

    The End Of The Mayan Civilization (And Why It Ended)

    The End Of The Mayan Civilization (And Why It Ended)
    About 250 and 900 AD,the Mayan civilization began to decline and the Toltec civilization began to dominate central Mexico. 1500 AD, Mayan civilization had declined but never completely died out,there are still approximately 4 million Mayans still living in southern Mexico and Guatemala today.
  • 900

    The Beginning Of The Toltec Civilization

    The Beginning Of The Toltec Civilization
    The Toltec Civilization were know for their skills as warriors, artisans, and builders.They architecture of late Mayan cities such as Chichen Itza, whose ruins still stand in southern Mexico.
  • 900

    The end Of Cahokia (And Why It ended)

    The end Of Cahokia (And Why It ended)
    Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site in Collinsville, Ill. A thriving American Indian city that rose to prominence after A.D. 900 owing to successful maize farming, it may have collapsed because of changing climate. they began declining when the global climate abruptly cooled during a time called the Little Ice Age
  • 1100

    The End Of The Toltec Civilization (Why It ended)

    The End Of The Toltec Civilization (Why It ended)
    The Aztecs destroyed Tollan, and eventually usurped the Toltecs as the most powerful civilization in central Mexico. Though the Aztecs played a decisive role in ending the Toltec Empire, they also venerated the Toltecs and incorporated their history into Aztec mythology.
  • 1300

    The End Of The Anasazi Civilization (And Why It ended)

    The End Of The Anasazi Civilization (And Why It ended)
    By about 1300,the Anasazi culture was beginning to decline,along with the other ancient societies of the southwest. the Anasazi were using their land to its limits. Without rain, it was impossible to grow enough food to support the population. Anasazi civilization began a long period of migration and decline after these years of drought and famine. By the 1300s, it had all but died out in Chaco Canyon.
  • 1400

    The Beginning Of The Aztec Civilization

    The Beginning Of The Aztec Civilization
    The Aztec were warlike invaders from the north who came to power in Mexico's central valley during the 1400s AD. They capital city known as Tenochtitlan contained canals,broad central plazas, and busy marketplaces.
  • 1500

    The Earliest Humans Enter The Americas

    The Earliest Humans Enter The Americas
    The earliest humans in the Americas are thought to have crossed the being land bridge. between modern Russia and Alaska.
  • 1530

    The Beginning Of The Inca Civilization

    The Beginning Of The Inca Civilization
    The Inca rose to power in the Andes Mountains of South America in 1530.The Inca built a vast empire by conquering neighbors and has advanced engineering and technology.
  • Period:
    20,000 BCE
    to
    1500

    World Before 1600