Mayans Massacre

Mayan life

Mesoamerican Mayans

-The Mayans had an advanced way of life .

-They created hieroglyphics.

-They killed people that they fought in battles for religious ceremonies to their gods.

-They made a very accurate calendar by watching the heavens

-Their gods needed blood for nourishing.

-They developed a system of math.

-The Mayans possessed one of the greatest civilizations of the western hemisphere.

-The rise of the Maya began about 250 CE, and what is known to archaeologists as the classic Mayan period until about 900 CE.

-The Spanish forced the Maya to work for them in the early 1500s.

-The first true civilization was established 1500 BC- 300 AD.