Aztec Civilization Vs Mayan Civilization Essay

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*Lecturer : *Royke* M*. *Kewas*, SS {draw:frame} STIBA BUMI BERINGIN MANADO ENGLISH DEPARTMENT 2009 Maya, Inca and Aztec Civilization The Incas, Aztecs, and Mayans were the one of the first people to start a civilization on America. These tribes started a great civilization in Central, and South America. Mayan the Aztec, Inca, and Mayan civilization had characteristics that were similar and different to each other. These empires controlled the valleys of America for hundreds of years. 1. Maya Civilization The Mayan civilization began in 2300B.C. The Mayan civilization was located in the lower part of Central America. The area where the Mayan civilization was located was filled with highlands, volcanic mountains, and lowlands that contained rain…show more content…
The Aztec doctors studied the human body and were able to examine many of them, due to the deaths of many from battles with the Mayans. When Cortez entered Mexico, the Aztecs greeted the Spaniards with gold, women, and food. The Aztec and Spaniards were first allies but as time went by Cortez attacked the Aztecs and began to fight them. In 1521, 3years after Cortez landed on Mexico the Spaniards conquered the Aztecs and the Aztec Empire ended. 3. Inca Civilization The Inca civilization was the largest of the three civilizations. The Incas were located in the western part of South America spreading from Ecuador to northern Chile. Highlands and mountains surrounded the Inca Empire because of the Andes Mountain. The Incas also had hierarchy. It was made up with the ruler, priests, soldier, and the workers. The Incas had an extremely large population, which helped them create a powerful army. Their Army consists of over 40,000 men. When Pizarro engaged war with Incas, the Spaniards only had an armor of 180 men. With this small number of people the Spaniards were able to conquer the Incan

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