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Maya, Aztec, Inca. Maya 250 BC – 900 AD. Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico, Belize, Guatemala Cities: Tikal, Chichen Itza hieroglyphics Pyramids. Maya. Astronomy Calendar Concept of zero Predicted spring/fall equinoxes polytheistic. Aztecs 1325-1521 AD. Mexico Capital city: Tenochtitlan

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Maya 250 bc 900 ad
Maya 250 BC – 900 AD

  • Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico, Belize, Guatemala

  • Cities: Tikal, Chichen Itza

  • hieroglyphics

  • Pyramids


Maya

  • Astronomy

  • Calendar

  • Concept of zero

  • Predicted spring/fall equinoxes

  • polytheistic


Aztecs 1325 1521 ad
Aztecs1325-1521 AD

  • Mexico

  • Capital city: Tenochtitlan

    • Canals

    • Chinampas

  • Temples and pyramids


Aztecs
Aztecs

  • Codex used for writing

  • polytheistic

  • Warriors


Inca 1438 1533 ad
Inca 1438-1533 AD

  • South America

  • territory=2500 miles

  • Coastal+ Andes Mts.

  • *Cuzco=capital

  • Machu Piccu-lost city

    • Stone work

    • Pyramids


Inca

  • Farming-terraces

  • No written records

  • Quipu-record keeping

  • Gold

  • polytheistic


Spanish conquistadors
Spanish Conquistadors

  • Aztecs conquered by Cortez in 1521

  • Inca conquered by Pizzaro in 1533

  • Maya-only theories about what happened to them.


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