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  1. Maya, Aztec, Inca

  2. Maya 250 BC – 900 AD • Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico, Belize, Guatemala • Cities: Tikal, Chichen Itza • hieroglyphics • Pyramids

  3. Maya • Astronomy • Calendar • Concept of zero • Predicted spring/fall equinoxes • polytheistic

  4. Aztecs1325-1521 AD • Mexico • Capital city: Tenochtitlan • Canals • Chinampas • Temples and pyramids

  5. Aztecs • Codex used for writing • polytheistic • Warriors

  6. Inca 1438-1533 AD • South America • territory=2500 miles • Coastal+ Andes Mts. • *Cuzco=capital • Machu Piccu-lost city • Stone work • Pyramids

  7. Inca • Farming-terraces • No written records • Quipu-record keeping • Gold • polytheistic

  8. Spanish Conquistadors • Aztecs conquered by Cortez in 1521 • Inca conquered by Pizzaro in 1533 • Maya-only theories about what happened to them.