by Tanaya Jones
Located in the Mexican and Central American rain forest.
Represented by Chichen Itza.
Located in the Andes Mountains of South America.
Represented by Machn Picchu.
Located in arid valley in Central America.
Represented by Tenochtitlan.
Developed farming methods which allowed Maya to produce enough maise to support rapid growing cities.
Inca mastered metal work and weaving.
Aztec built chinampas they filled in parts of the lake and created canals for transportation.
Compare and Contrast
Maya Inca Aztec
-developed before and during -emperor died from sudden illness -built chinampas
the classical period -worshiped many gods -had its own king
-Never formed an empire -powerful class served the gods -city of wonders
-carried long distance by sea -had medical advances -one single ruler
-majority were farmers -mastered metal work and weaving -majority was commanders
-Built great civilizations in Central, south America, and Mexico.
-all farmed and had different techniques
-grew corn, beans, and squash