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Joaquin Perez Westhill Institute Early World History-April 2010
Earliest occupation (highlands and lowlands) about 13K years ago. 2000 B.C. to 250 AD (Village Farming) 250 AD to 900 AD (Classic Period) 900 AD to 1500s (Post-Classic Period)
The Maya Area
Quiche Maya Cakchiquel Maya
Huaxtecan Maya (Gulf Coast, Tamaulipas) Yucatecan Maya (dominant language today) Lacandon (Chiapas) Cholan Maya (Central America) Tzeltalans Maya (Chiapas) Kanjobal, Tojolabal, Motozintlec, and many more.
Temple Pyramids Palaces Small huts Temple Pyramids Palaces Small huts
City States Ritual Centers Large population
Highland: slopes and ridges
Cotton Cocoa Corn Ga Garden items: papaya, avocado, sapodilla.
Warlords: rulers-top Vassals: foot- soldiers Merchants Artisans, serfs Slaves & war captives
A complete cycle: interlocking 13 numbers with 20 named days
Quetzal feathers Jade
Estimated population Highlands *Guatemala The Yucatan Peninsula Chiapas *Mexico Around the world *caused by war
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Key Terms Mayas Farming Techniques of the Mayas Religious beliefs of the Mayas Class Hierarchy of the Mayas Accomplishments of the Mayas Coach Smith.
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Maya Civilization. Mesoamerica Mesoamerica = Mexico & Central America.
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The homeland of the Maya stretched from southern Mexico into northern Central America and this region included a highland and lowland region. The.
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SOUTH AMERICA ANCIENT HISTORY. MESOAMERICAN EMPIRES MESOAMERICAN LOCATION NOTABLE EMPIRE ACHIEVEMENTS Maya The Yucatan Peninsula, present-day Mexico,
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Cultures of Middle America In about 1325, the Aztecs, a people who lived in the Valley of Mexico, began looking for a place to build a new capital.In about.
Over 760,000 sq. miles 5 th Largest country in the Americas 31 States with D.F. = Mexico City as the capital city.
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MESOAMERICA EQ: 1) What is Mesoamerica? 2) What are some contributions from Mesoamerica & how do they impact us? 3) How does the development of Mesoamerica.
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Verbal Quiz 1.What method did the lowland Mayans use to clear land for farming? 2.How did highland Mayans open land for farming? 3.Which early Mesoamerican.
The Culture of the Mayas The Mayan culture developed in Central America and the Yucatán Peninsula and reached its height between 250 and 900. The Maya.
Mayas. Mesoamerican Setting Central Mexico to northern Central America Maya Homeland Highlands to south Some by active volcanoes – ash made rich fertile.
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Aim: What were the achievements of the Mayan Civilization? Do Now: Based on this image what could you say about the civilization that built this?
Key Facts: Between A.D 300 and A.D. 900, Mayan civilization flourished from southern Mexico through Central America. In the 1400s, the Aztecs conquered.
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The Maya empire. The remains of the Maya empire are located on Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, and in the Central American countries of Guatemala, El Salvador,
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