Colorful timeline of most major civilizations. Easy to see at a glance.
History of Mexico
Table comparing events in Mexico, Europe, and the World, from 3500 B.C. to the present.
List of Periods
Early hunters, archaic, Pre-Classic, Early Classic, Late Classic, and Post-Classic.
The Maya Civilization: The Time Line
Both an overview containing time periods for the Olmec, Preclassic Maya, Classic Maya, and post-Classic periods and a detailed list of dates and events.
The rise of the Maya occurred during the Early Classic Period.