By: Bailey and Elizabeth
Questions and Answers
- How did Stephen and Catherwood record their early findings at copan? Stephens was a travel writter witch inspired him to keep a journal.
- What where some keys to decoding ancient mayan glyphs? The calendar their writing and their construction.
- Why did the maya preform so many rituals to satisfy their gods? The Mayans preformed so many rituals to have their crops and important items blessed.
- Do you think it’s important to explore and understand Mayan remains? Explain your answer.......( Yes because you could get a lot of money if you study the remains and find some facts)
The Mayan civilization was found in a rainforest in Guatemala. The Mayan civilization grew for about 2,000 years and then came to a stop.The Mayans got most of thier limber and wood from the woods near by. Around 250 A.D there was a terible drout that caused the animals to die. When the animals died there was nothing left for the Mayans to hunt. 40 to 50 years ago the Americans thought that the Mayans were nice and loving. WRONG!!!!! The Mayans were mean and violent.