The Americas - TheAmericas 15:07 o Geography Verydiverse...

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The Americas 15:07 o Geography Very diverse Grasslands in the west Ring of Fire Volcanoes in South America o The Olmecs We don’t know much about them o Not many written records o Rainforests are unforgiving making it hard to find artifacts and evidence  of the Olmecs People who pioneered human sacrifice o Passed on to the Maya and the Aztec First pyramid builders o Maya Used obsidian blades o Incredibly sharp
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The Maya 15:07 o 869 AD The Mayan become desperate Food and clean water are scares People are starving The is lots of political instability No one believes in their God like rulers anymore Ancient Maya civilization is dying o Mayan Civilization 500 BC o Population was on the rise o Small communities were turning into the first Mayan populations 250 BC o Kingdoms with mighty rulers Warfare between these kingdoms 300 AD o There was still lots of clash
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This note was uploaded on 10/10/2011 for the course PHIL 160 taught by Professor Coakley during the Spring '11 term at University of Arizona- Tucson.

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