The Maya

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The Maya The Maya were once considered one of the greatest civilizations in North America, and possibly the world. They built many pyramids and temples to honor their gods and to preserve their religion. Their lives revolved around their king and sacrifice of his blood. The cultural achievements of the Maya along with the educational achievements came centuries before other cultures. These achievements still exist today along with the Mayan culture, which has spanned over …

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…of the Spanish. The magnificent cities were deserted and became overgrown with jungle and thicket, and the most advanced civilization in North American history disappeared after over two thousand years of dominance. Bibliography Bibliography and sources used in this report 1. http://www.classroom.com/mayaquest / 2. http://www.civilizations.ca/members/civiliz/maya.html 3. New Standard Encyclopedia, volume 11, M, pages M221-M224 4. Concise Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, Copyright © 1994 5. Witlock, Ralph. Everyday life of the Maya. (Dorset Press, 1987)