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c. 900 BCE- The Chavin civilization, one of the earliest civilizations in South America, was established where modern day Peru stands
c. 750 BCE- The Chavin build the Old Temple at Chavin de Huantar
c. 500 BCE- The Chavin build the New Temple at Chavin de Huantar as an extension of the Old Temple
c. 200 BCE- The Chavin Civilization begins to decline and disappear altogether, but not without influencing other civilizations along the coast.
c. 500 BCE- The Chavin domesticated the llamas for resources such as food and shelter. They also used the llamas as transportation to trade with other neighboring cities.
c. 400 BCE to c. 200 BCE- Population grew most rapid; different forms of art appeared
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