The Inca and the Aztecs are two famous civilizations. These civilizations rose to power in the early 1300s and 1400s. The Inca and the Aztec are very similar in culture, but they are also very different by their geography and physical manpower. These peoples are very much known for their colorful culture and their dramatic end. People always want to hear about their interesting gods and their colorful culture.
There are many pyramids built by the Aztecs by the most famous are Templo Mayor, Teotihuacan, and The Great Pyramid of Cholula. In addition to the pyramids rich history, they are great wonders to visit – as they are popular tourist
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.
Pre Columbian Civilization Many civilizations flourished in the Americas before the arrival of Christopher Columbus. The Inca civilization was a political power and a center of learning. The Maya civilization had large city-states across southern Mexico and Central America. The Maya and Inca developed their own cultural and intellectual achievements which had powerful impacts within their civilizations and within the present modern world.
The Incas were polytheistic like the Aztecs. While their structure of beliefs were different, both civilizations believed in multiple gods. Like the Cherokee and Aztecs, the Inca culture was based on its religious beliefs. They too spent their days preoccupied with their religious beliefs.
Ancient Egyptian religion was a complex system of polytheistic beliefs and rituals which were an integral part of ancient Egyptian society. Ancient Egyptians worshiped and praised hundreds of gods and goddesses and were extremely devout in their beliefs. They were dedicated to their gods and worshipped daily in many ways. There were many Ancient Egyptian religious symbols depicted throughout Egypt. Many religious symbols were used as amulets of protection or were used to bring good fortune.
The game was played with a rubber ball ranged in size from being as small as a softball to as big as a soccer ball. The game was played by two teams that would attempt to score by bouncing the rubber ball through stone hoops attached to the sides of the ball court. The players could only use their bodies and had to bounce the ball without using their hands The ball court itself was a focal point of Maya cities and symbolized the city’s wealth and power based upon its size and grandeur. The prestige of a city 's ball court became as important to the Maya as were their pyramids and temples.
The Mexican American culture accounts for a very large percentage of Americans in the United States. Mexican Americans are known for their strong cultural beliefs as well as their authentic spicy food and tequila! (Jiminez) Over the years, the United States has been strongly influenced by the Mexican American culture. Americans outside of this culture have adopted many of their cultural traditions such as cooking techniques, fashion trends and arts and crafts.
The trade of culture, goods, and ideas between the East and West built not only each land 's respective advancement in technology and as a society, but also the world as a whole. Marco Polo 's trek was a monumental stepping stone to the progression of the industrial eras and national growth of many nations around the world, both inside and outside of Europe and
Throughout time, geography have affected many countries and affected things like the way they develop. Geographic factors have had a huge role in countries cultures and the lifestyle of the people. A country like Egypt have developed during the years because of their geography. They developed in many ways as advanced systems for building pyramids, natural resources. They thrived economically because of this and culturally.
In the Pre-Columbian Mesoamerican time period in history, there were many groups of Native Americans that had diverse cultures and societies. The technological and intellectual advancements in these societies, depended on where they were located in Mesoamerica. The Native Americans discovered many things that could help them live an advanced and satisfying life. Each tribe had different necessities and objects that they needed in order to survive. The Native American cultures in these areas had various developments that the different European cultures could use to make themselves more powerful and become strong enough to annihilate many of the Native American cultures.
1970’s Technology Throughout history, from Ancient Greece to modern day America, humans had always been interested in the progress. Whether it be advancements in medicine or the principle of relativity, people all across space and time have been fascinated by what they could accomplish. The human race is full of examples of individuals who have gone above and beyond making contributions in a variety of subject areas. However, the one field that perhaps captivates people the most is the area of technology.
The Aztecs had a very interesting religion. One reason I thought that their religion was interesting was because they have a specific “god” for each element in nature. For example, they had a god for the sun but a different god for water. Each element of nature had its own separate god. The Aztecs also gave sacrifices to their gods.
Sam : As with any culture, the Aztecs had many games and sports. Being a deeply religious people, their games would often have a religious significance. Sometimes they would be based on the people 's religious beliefs, other times the game would actually be a part of their religious ritual. Teaghan : There were games for children, adults, nobles, and commoners.
Tenochtitlán was the capital city of the Aztec civilization. It was founded in AD 1325 by the Mexica people. This city was built on a cluster of small natural islands on Lake Texcoco in the Valley of Mexico. The small island was gradually enlarged as Tenochtitlán grew. It became one of the largest and most powerful cities in Mesoamerica.