Introduction The Egyptian civilization was the most successful ancient civilization. They were the most successful because they built buildings that withstood the forces of nature for thousands of years without using machines or modern day technology. The second reason that they were the most successful is that they found a way to preserve bodies in pyramids for thousands of years and were even able to preserve finger nails and hair. The final reason why the Egyptians were the most successful is that they had great inventions that have influenced many of our inventions today. Technology Pyramids The first reason was that they were the most successful civilization is that the were able to build immense structures hundreds of feet tall without using any modern machinery.
Ancient Egypt is considered to be one of the world’s greatest advanced early civilizations. They made remarkable progress in many areas that are crucial for a society to thrive. Religion, the Nile River, and architecture each played a role in Egypt's remarkable past. Religion played a significant role in the lives of the people who once lived in the kingdom of Ancient Egypt. To start with, in the early civilization they would practice Polytheism.
Do you know the origin of the solar calendar or the inventors of it? North America before 1500 CE, also known as the Pre-Columbian era, was the era of some of the greatest and most beautiful civilizations, such as the Mayan, which created the solar calendar and many other inventions, and Aztec civilizations, which also had a lot of technology. History shows that these civilizations had a lot of amazing and interesting culture and life, they invented many important pieces of technology, they had many great works and temples, and interesting religions. South America, during these times, was beautiful but also had flaws. Due to the large civilizations drought and other factors occurred, which led to war and violence.
The owners forced them to live in isolated communities near workshops and forced them to buy goods with high interests. The cities were poorly constructed and crowded with people and residents. The work was also dangerous with not much supervising by the government.Workers, on the other hand, had little or even no bargaining power to leave the unsafe conditions. Nowadays, When Americans only pay attention when extreme work strike, levels of abuse are the norm hidden in the factories around the globe. Although the condition seems much improved, consumers don’t know the true fact- “Today, American citizens simply cannot know the working conditions of the factories that make the products they buy.
The Aztec Temples The Aztecs are just one of the many best-known groups that make up Mexico's history and heritage. The Aztecs are best known for their magnificent temples, like the Egyptian pyramids. There are several temples that are well-known, and these temples are hot spots for tourists in Mexico. These temples were called Teocalli, God houses, by the Mexican people of the empire. The Aztec religious priests would worship, pray, and make sacrifices to the gods to keep them happy and in balance.
The ancient Mayans, who lived in parts of present-day Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras, created one of the most complex and advanced civilizations in the Western Hemisphere. The Mayans accomplished many remarkable and influential achievements, most notably, in art, astronomy, and engineering. The achievements of the Mayans influenced the cultures around them and are still influential today. The Mayans created amazingly sophisticated works of art. The art of the Mayans has been called the richest in the New World because of the great complexity of the patterns and variety of the media used.
For living in a time period where there was not a lot of technological advances that would help them build what they wanted at a faster pace, they had to learn to work with what they had. They also had to learn how to work with materials to be able to make the magnificent and amazing temples, that they are known for. “ The general temple-pyramid consisted of a platform, a long, broad, steep double staircase going up the center, with balustrades going up the sides of the steps. The Aztecs used sculpted stone blocks and skulls to decorate the platform and the ends of the balustrades” (General Construction of Pyramid-Temples). The Aztecs used and made platforms and tools that would help them make their temples better and better each time.
‘Hoovervilles’ were towns that consisted of homes that were typically made out of cardboard and sheets For those two and a half million people, life began to become unsustainable as they could not grow crops. The drought mixed in with the high prices of water for crops led to the migration. Many traveled to California, because it was one of the closest locations to the Great Plains. Other cities, such as New York City or St.Louis. St.Louis had the largest ‘Hooverville’ in the nation.
Ancient Egyptians were able to build massive movements, pyramids, and temples. Few of the architecture skills used by the Egyptians are still used today. They built huge tombs for their Pharaoh, called pyramids. It was really important for these pyramids to be done correctly. Ancient Egyptians were masters at what they built.
Being built in the 70’s and 80’s A.D., the Colosseum is one of the oldest standing structures to this day. One of the many reasons it is still standing today is because of its architecture. Much thought went into the construction of the Colosseum so that it would be a symbol of Rome known all over the world. Some of the most brilliant architects and engineers of the time were hired to help make the Colosseum outstanding. It took around eight years and 100,000 prisoners to build the Colosseum.