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By Maiya Cook.  The Mayan lived 3,000 years ago  They were found in Mexico  The Mayan were very intelligent and successful people.

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1 By Maiya Cook

2  The Mayan lived 3,000 years ago  They were found in Mexico  The Mayan were very intelligent and successful people.

3  Farmed: Beans, Peanuts, Chili Peppers, Maze(corn), Avocado, and Pumpkins  Hunted: Deer, Wild Turkey, Parakeets, Rabbits, and Large Rodents

4  Men: Robes, Belts, Pants, Sandals  Women: Woven Dresses  Kids: Ponchos

5  Astronomers  Mathematicians  Created an accurate calendar  Created a writing system

6  No Gov.  No ruler of all of the people  Each city had 1 ruler

7  Built pyramids for religious purposes  Some times sacrificed humans

8  Leaders lived in Pyramids

9  By the year 900 B.C. they disappeared


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