Mayan Civilizations

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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. One of the most appealing part of north america at this time was its pyramids and their designs. Their pyramids were beautiful and huge with many designs carved into each one. Most pyramids were dedicated to one of their gods and they were very large and steep. They represented mountains and they were very…show more content…
The Mayan civilization slowly faded away, with people leaving and abandoning their once great cities. Its people, inventions, and culture was not lost or forgotten but all the problems that were occurring and and the lack of food and other necessities drove people away and into other kingdoms. The fall of the Maya created new problems for other civilizations as well because now they had the people that left from the Maya and came seeking food and a new, better life. This caused many of the things that happened to the Mayans to occur to the other great civilizations, such as the Inca and Aztecs, as well. Now the other major civilizations, such as the Inca and Aztecs, had to deal with the new people coming in, which was causing overpopulation, but they made everyone do a part in society, or they were used as a sacrifice, and soon the civilizations were thriving
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