400s
300s
200s
100s
000s
Olmec 1500 - 400 1100
 
Early Teotihuacan 200 BC - 300 AD 500
Middle Preclassic Maya 900 - 300 600
Late Preclassic Maya 300 BC - AD 250 550
 
Monte alban Zapotec 1 400 - 100 300
Monte alban 2 100 - 100 200
 
Zapotec civilization 400 - 1521
400s
300s
200s
100s
000s
         
   
- 200s Appearance of Hopewell culture in Ohio, USA.
- 250 Crystal River Archaeological State Park
   
Olmec Kingdom
1500 - 400
1100
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Middle Preclassic Maya
900 - 300 600
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400 earliest known solar calendars carved in stone are in use among Maya, although solar calendar may have been known & used by Maya before this date.
300 Cholula (Mesoamerican site)
- 300 Maya adopt idea of a hierarchical society ruled by nobles & kings.
Palenque Kingdom
100 BCE - 800
CE 900
252 - ? BC "Ch'a Ruler I"?
226 BC to its fall around 1123 AD Palenque Ruins
Teotihuacan Kingdom
200 BCE - 300 CE 500
- founded & for centuries is cultural, religious & trading center of Mesoamerica
200 BC - 350 AD Dainzú Golden Age
Palenque Kingdom
100 BCE - 800
CE 900
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100 BC- 250 AD Teotihuacan
100 BC-AD 200 Monte Albán Pyramid Apogee