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The Mayans

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by Marie417
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Social Studies
Subject:
History
Grade:
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The Mayans

The Mayans

Economy and Trade

An Interesting Fact

Geographical Location

This image represents the location of the Maya civilization. The green shows the Mayan zone sites while the orange shows the Aztec.

This image represents the Mayan calender which consist of several cycles of different lengths. The calender has a 260-day count.

This is an example of a Maya architecture. The religious temples settled at the top of Mayan pyramids.

The Mayans were located in the Mesoamerican region, around the Yucatan Peninsula in Central America.

In 900 A.D. the Mayans abandoned many of their cities and archaeologists still do not know why their civilization declined.

The Mayans were polytheistic and would practice human sacrifice.

The Mayans did not use money like we do now. There were two types of items that were commericalized by the Mayans, subsistence and prestige.

Sources

1) http://latinamericanhistory.about.com/od/Maya/p/Ancient-Maya-Economy-And-Trade.htm2) http://moodle.ncvps.org/mod/page/view.php?id=10513173) http://blogs.datadirect.com/2011/12/the-mayan-calendar-ends-in-2012-and-what-it-means-to-technology.html4)http://watchdog.org/64770/kittle-its-the-end-of-the-world-as-we-know-it-and-congress-still-spends/5) http://kyle-history.wikispaces.com/Lili,+Chee+Eun+and+Ashley+Maya+Project6)http://mesoamerica-lost.blogspot.com/2008/02/human-sacrifice-aztecs-maya.html


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