Were very wealthy and clean
Were very powerful and religious
Believed in equality
The floating gardens of Tenochtitlan.
The canals of Venice.
The canals of Lake Texcoco.
Aztec, jungle, South America
Inca, Andes Mountains, South America
Maya, jungle, South America
Observatory towers, the invention of the wheel, and the invention of paper
Sky high temples, human sacrifice, and a ball game that mimicked the movement of the stars
Thousands of miles of roads, suspension bridges, and cranial surgery
The Yucatan Peninsula, the Maya
The Yucatan Peninsula, the Inca
The Arabian Peninsula, Mohammed
The Maya were advanced architects.
The Maya made human sacrifices.
The Maya lifestyle was one of hardship.
The Inca practiced a type of government similar to a democracy.
The Inca ate potatoes and guinea pigs.
Due to the mountains, the Inca lived in city-states.
A Mayan ballplayer, who understands the movement of the planets and stars.
An Inca thief, who has been executed by getting thrown off the Andes mountains.
An Aztec priest, who is preparing to sacrifice a captured enemy.
They created terraces and roads in the mountains.
They cut down trees to reinforce the ground below their empire.
They cut down the jungle so that their enemies had no cover.
To gain the respect of Aztec rulers, priests, and nobility.
To frighten the other tribes who lived outside of their empire, and to control the lower classes of their own people.
To gain control over the Rio Grande, which was irrigated for their crops.
The conquistador Hernan Cortes, murdering the last Aztec emperor.
The conquistador Francisco Pizarro, murdering the last Inca emperor.
Knights of the Roman empire, burning and looting Constantinople.
They created terraces into the surrounding mountains for farmland.
They drained the lake so that it was half its depth, and used the water for their agriculture.
The reinforced the marshy land of Tenochtitlan with wooden poles taken from the surrounding forest.
The last Aztec emperor, Montezuma, greeting the conquistador, Hernan Cortes.
The last Inca emperor, Atahualpa, greeting the conquistad, Pachacuti.
The first Inca emperor, Pachacuti, surrendering to the Chanka.
They grew crops that could survive in freezing temperatures.
They used horses as food and work animals.
They wore heavy coats made of cowhide.
Both worshiped cats, written language, and were polytheistic.
Both built pyramids, were weakened by drought, and were polytheistic.
Both performed human sacrifice, were monotheistic, and worshiped the sun.
In Meso-America, what is today Mexico, and on an island in the middle of Lake Texcoco.
In South America, what is today Peru, and on an island in the middle of Lake Texcoco.
In Central America, what is today Guatemala, and in the jungles.