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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