Unformatted text preview: • First to use 0 as a common place marker\ • They had city-states (city governments)—a capital city with center towns around it• Kings were hereditary • Tikal was established just before 300 CE—there are 6 pyramids, palaces, ball courts, etc. and several man-made lakes • Faced internal rebellions, dramatic increase in warfare across the city-states • Maya collapsed H. Post Classic Period (900 – early 16 th century (Spanish arrival) Chinampa sticks and twigs put together to form a platform...
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This note was uploaded on 12/07/2010 for the course HIST 343 taught by Professor Jefferson during the Spring '10 term at University of Tennessee.
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