What civilizations developed in the Americas?
The Maya, Aztecs, and Inca Empire
The Mayan Empire
male dominated in society, Yucatan Peninsula, Social life-agriculture + trade
The Maya Religion
polytheistic-many gods, human sacrifice/praise gods, built huge pyramids
The Maya Achievements
Math-concept of Zero, Astronomy-calender
The Fall of the Maya
warfare +outside conflicts + disease + environmental factors, 900-civilization disappeared
The Aztecs Social life
Male-dominated, received goods from conquered peoples, traded with other areas
The Aztecs Religion
polytheistic + cannibalistic, human sacrifice
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