Maya, Inca, Aztec

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inca

terrace farming

aztec

Valley of México

maya

precise calendar of 365 days

aztec

Moctezuma

maya

1st astronomers of Latin America

inca

considered themselves the children of the sun

aztec

Tenochitlan: biggest city in the world

maya

regular blood letting by King and Queen

maya

concept of zero

aztec

floating farms called "chinampas"

inca

ruled from Colombia to Chile

aztec

Their ruins lie under Mexico City

inca

Machu Picchu

aztec

Had a mail service faster than today's ground mail service

maya

abandonded their great cities

inca

sacrificed children to the mountains

aztec

lost 90% of their population to small pox

inca

lived and farmed 9,000 feet above sea level

aztec

They slaughtered a princess and were exiled to Lake Texcoco

inca

they had pack animals

maya

Sunday Dec. 21, 2012

aztec

Hernan Cortez conquered them

inca

master carvers of stone

inca

their buildings complemented nature

maya

Chichen Itza's snake of March 21

inca

Francisco Pizarro conquered them

inca

small pox reached this group before the spaniards

maya

1st indoor plumbing of the Americas

aztec

Melinche was the female traitor to this group

inca

Hiram Bingham began the true research for this group

inca

lived in the Andes

maya

500BC-1100AD

inca

Sudamérica

maya

turned their backs on their kings. Walked away

aztec

Their King was stoned to death by his own people

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