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Outcome: The Mayas
Environment S. Mexico Yucatan Peninsula Steamy jungles Cool mountains
Cities Tikal Palenque Chichen Itza
Lang/Writing Most advanced writing system in Americas 800 glyphs Codex- records (only 3 exist today)
Economy Cities were linked by trade: Salt, flint, feathers, shells, & honey Jade ornaments Cacao beans used as currency
Gov’t Rule by god-kings (theocracy) Had city-states Dynasties were important Noble class near the top
Religion Polytheistic Blood offerings Human sacrifice
Achievements Calendar System.002% short of our calendar 2012?? Temple IV 212 feet high No iron tools or wheels
Mayans By:Steven G. Steve B. Jalen J. Angela H.Roxana C. Abraham O.
Maya Kings and Cities Chapter 16 section 2.
1. What were the two most important trade items in Ghana? 2. Describe the importance of Mansa Musa. 3. Explain the Bantu migrations and its’ importance.
THE MAYA CIVILIZATION.
Ancient Civilizations of the Western Hemisphere
Bellwork How did the Olmec and the Zapotec influence later cultures?
Ancient Civilizations of the Americas Maya, Aztec, and Inca.
Maya Civilization World Studies.
Mayan, Aztec, Inca 11a,b.
What makes a civilization “advanced”?
People and Empires in the Americas
MAYA TIMELINE Olmec BCE Early Preclassic Maya BCE Middle Preclassic Maya BCE Late Preclassic Maya 300 BCE - CE 250 Early Classic.
MAYA ENVIRONMENT – forest of Yucatan, dense jungles of southwest Mexico & northern Guatemala URBAN CENTERS – city-states, each ruled by a god-king, central.
Mayan Civilization Who are these people?.
The Rise and Fall of the Classic Maya Civilization
The Maya. I. Maya Create City-States Homeland: southern Mexico into northern Central America (Yucatan Pen.)
16.2 – Maya Kings & Cities. Maya Lands stretched from southern Mexico to northern Central America Lowlands (North) – rain forests & dry scrub Highlands.
Maya Kings and Cities.
Mayans. Location Yucatan Peninsula Mexico and Guatemala CE.
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