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a grant by the Spanish Crown to a colonist in America conferring the right to demand tribute and forced labor from the Indian inhabitants of an area. 6. What Spanish term is the name given to leaders of Spanish conquests? conquistadors 7. By the mid-sixteenth century, what areas of the globe did Spain control?
Teotihuacan will be the trading, cultural, and religious center of Mesoamerica for several centuries. The Mayans built more than 80 ceremonial centers and other settlements from 300 to 900 C.E. The ceremonial centers had many temples, palaces, and pyramids
This knife, which is now generally known as Dagger with King's Name, was created by unknown artist around 1560BC. It has bronze blade, wood handle with gold and alabaster decorated on it. The blade is in a slim shape. Although the bronze has gone rusty and deformed over the thousands of years, the curve of the shape still implies how elegant it used to be. There is a vertical line across the blade so we can see the center line of it.
The base of Khufu’s pyramid is just about 13 acres, and 2.3 million blocks were used to build the pyramid, and they each weighed 2.5 tons. The total weight of the of the pyramids are estimated at 6.5 milltion tons The other pyramids were built by Khufu’s son and grandson. The other south and west pyramids were built for Khafre, Khufu’s son, and he was the third pharaoh of the Fourth Dynasty. The pyramid of Khafre was 707 feet square and was 470 feet in height, and is one the only pyramids to have its orginal limestone intact at the top. The smallest of the pyramids were built by Khafre’s son, Menrake.
Of these the pyramids were very notable, according to archaeological evidence; it has been shown that the ancient Mayans began building their characteristic ceremonial structures, known as Mayan Pyramids or Pyramid-Temples, about 3,000 years back. Mayan pyramids, in fact, were built in a wide variety of forms to serve a wide variety of functions, apart from religious ones, according to the customs of each region as well as period. (New World Encyclopedia. Web. 03 Dec. 2009) They also built temples; the temples were impressive and decorated structures themselves.
We do know one thing for certain, that the pyramids were built around the 23rd century BC. These pyramids were tombs that belonged to three different kings, Khufu, Khafre, and Mycerinus (in order from largest pyramid to smallest pyramid). The pyramids were not only a tomb, but ancient Egyptians believed that the slope pointing to the sky was a sort of ladder, that would help the deceased reach the heavens. The largest of the three, the pyramid of Khufu, was erected around 2600 BC. It was constructed of about
THE MAYA INDIANS SETTLEMENT PATTERN According to William Claypole and John Robottom, in their book ‘Caribbean Story’, at the height of their civilization, the Maya Indians occupied 324,000 square kilometers of land which included the Mexican regions of the Yucatan Peninsula, Campeche and Tobasco, as well as the territory of Belize, Guatemala and the western edge of Honduras. Robert Greenwood and Shirley Hamber in their book ‘Amerindians to Africans’ placed the first civilization of the Maya Indians at around 2000 Bc. The authors of this book also mentioned the decline of the Maya civilization after AD 900. They claim that it emerged 300 years later as a modified form of Mayan civilization. Greenwood and Hamber suggested three reasons for the decline in the Maya civilization.