How Did The Mayan Empires Influence Today's Society

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The natives of Latin America have long made strong efforts to survive and thrive. With these efforts they live up a legacy that influences our society. By influencing today’s society, the Mayan, Aztec and Incan empires have made great accomplishments both in the past and present. These empires help shape today’s culture and with that they will help shape up the past. Thousands of years ago the Mayan empire was the biggest western empire of its time. According to the article “Mayan Civilization” by Suzanne Hopkins it says that at its point it had 40 cities that hold 5,000 to 50,000 people each. It had large temples used for ceremonies and religious purposes and these temples were shaped as pyramids. They not only created buildings, but created

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