A Document Based Question About Mayas, Aztecs And Incas From The Global History Regents

387 words - 2 pages

Between 300-1500 three advanced civilizations developed in Central and South America. Ruins from the Mayan civilization remain even today in southern Mexico, Guatemala, and Honduras. The Aztecs, who conquered most of Mexico, built a highly developed civilization in the 1400's. At the same time, the Incas were building an empire in Peru.The Mayans were clearly very skilled architects that could create wonders with their resources. Document 1 pictures a Mayan pyramid temple in Tikal, which was the tallest structure in the ...view middle of the document...

Many of these pyramids were built and many of them still stand today in cities such as Yucatan, Mexico, and Tikal.The Aztecs were experts at trading goods and selling goods in their capital city of Tenochtitlan. According to document 3 products such as food, jewels, gold and silver, lead, brass, copper, zinc, bones, shells and feathers were sold. In Tenochtitlan there was a certain area in which 60,000 people bought and sold their goods daily. All kinds of merchandise could be found and bought in the market places.The Incas were great farmers that used their architectural skill to get all of their crops correctly irrigated. Document 6 pictures the use of step farming, which would bring water to all crops that were planted and needed water. This engineering technique was known as irrigation and it was a significant achievement because the Incas lived on a Mountain so all the crops could not be correctly planted. With their system they could easily water all the crops evenly. Document 6 provides a picture of Machu Picchu, which evidences that the Incas were great farmers.Every Mesoamerican civilization had great success in their time, which led the way to modern success. Every civilization clearly survived by using the resources they had available to them.

Other Essays On A document based question about Mayas, Aztecs and Incas from the Global History Regents

'the Scope And Focus Of Memory Are Too Intimate For The Grand Sweep Of History,' Do You Agree Or Disagree. Based On Text Fiftieth Gate

291 words - 2 pages explore their history with great detail.Marks change in the way he delivers the history of the holocaust is also influenced by the pain he felt through his parents memory,'alone frieghtened .... I was so scared. But my mother said,'run to judenrat' ....saved my life.' The memory of the survivors gives a unique perspective on the holocaust and the intimacy of such personal memories enriches the event.The biased view of mark and his parents memory does not affect the text as a historical source as it is written from the perspective of jewish survivors as they were the largest victims of the holocaust.

"The Rorschach and Bipolar disorder": based on a journal article "Use of the Rorschach to Differentiate Unipolar and Bipolar Disorders."

433 words - 2 pages feelings of hostility, unlike the unipolar group. The manic group was also found to intellectualize more than the bipolar depressed group. In contrast, the bipolar depressed group showed a high level of cognitive slippage. Their responses were less fantasy-like, less playful and less optimistic than the manic group. This group also demonstrated a low level of cognitive organization and complexity. Overall these results suggest that the Rorschach

The Amalgamation Of Science And Technology: An Essay About The Factors And Events That Lead To The Development Of Science From The Greek Period To The Scientific Revolution

4258 words - 18 pages relevant to contemporary problems.6Much of human understanding and belief about nature for the centuries that followed was based on the writings and teachings of the great Greek philosopher-scientists.The ancient Greeks also managed to develop an astronomy that was based on recorded empirical observations (passed on from the Babylonians), used geometry, and was capable of verification and correction by prediction and observation.7 This astronomy

The Resource-Based-View Of A Firm (Tesco.Com)

4990 words - 20 pages 1984 with the article "A resource-based view of the firm" by Wernerfelt which in 1994, was awarded the Strategic Management Journal best prize indicating that RBV was now a vital part of strategic management literature. He suggested that evaluating firms in terms of their resources would lead to insights that differ from conventional perspectives.In 1991, Barney developed this concept further and developed a framework to identify the

A History Of The Beatles

2530 words - 11 pages end of the year the group had sold over 2.5 million albums in Britain, and had a string of million-selling singles. Naturally, word about this amazing new act soon spread to America. Yet, ignoring the British success of the Fab Four, EMI's U.S. partner, Capitol, refused to issue the first few Beatles singles, which were instead picked up by the Chicago-based indie label Vee Jay Records. Vee Jay packaged the early singles as Introducing the Beatles

Much Ado About Nothing By Shakespeare Much Ado About Nothing Is Considered A Comedy, But The Decision By Claudio To Publicly Disgrace Hero Appears To Be Far From Humorous

674 words - 3 pages Shakespeare really wrote three different types of play. These three groups were his Histories such as 'Richard II' and 'Henry V', his Tragedies like 'King Lear' and 'Macbeth'; and finally his comedies. His plays were differentiated according to the themes they dealt with etc. One such play written between 1596 and 1599 was 'Much Ado About Nothing'. 'Much Ado About Nothing' came under the title of a comedy, which was shown in the text by

A Small Article For Journalism About Walter Cronkite And His Bias During The Vietnam War

309 words - 2 pages ." His father immediately moved the family, and Walter's view of injustice would be forever changed.On the reporting front, he was known as "the most trusted man in America" and while he served 18 years as the lead anchor of the "CBS Evening News." Cronkite gained recognition for the first time during World War II as he reported from the fields of war. As a correspondent for the United, Walter reported on forces landing in Sicily and North Africa, the

A character sketch, depicting the character Phineas from John Knowles "A Seperate Peace" as a propitious and understanding individual

524 words - 3 pages popular game at his slightest whim. He simply said, "I think it's about time we started to get a little exercise," and proceeded to produce a fantastic game. Finny's ideas seem to be very creative, and he always oversees things to make sure a good time is had by all. He is a creative individual; he derives his joy from the happiness of others. Lastly, Finny is displayed as a very understanding human being. For instance, when Gene tells Finny that he

This Research Paper Is On The History Of The European Union And The Various Aspects And Functions Regarding It, As Well As Its Potential Impact And Influental Power On Global Economics

1944 words - 8 pages History of the European UnionAbstractThe history of the European Union has grown out of the ashes of World War II. In an effort that seeks to unify the smaller countries in the region into a much larger, united Europe, is now seeing many of their goals accomplished. Over the last fifty years, the formulation of regulatory bodies overseen by representatives from each member state and its new euro-currency, the European Union is quickly becoming

History As A Group And People

595 words - 3 pages to happen that will educate and instill the right tool to change our community? The respect has to be embedded in children.I have learned a lot about the real history behind the "smoke and mirror" acts taught by other history teachers. Even though it is hard to except the truth about our past behind the years of the civil rights movement, I still feel that progression and maturity has been abstained through this course. I want to thank you for

"Oh,Sweet Irony" / A Comparison/Contrast Paper About The Ironies In Jonathan Swift's "A Modest Proposal" And Susan Glaspell's "Trifles"

1448 words - 6 pages as her husband's killer, the dialogue between the women offers denial of the facts and protection of the truth. When they discover a dead bird with a broken neck, the women hide the bird as well as their feelings about this piece of evidence from the men.COUNTY ATTORNEY: ...Has the bird flown?MRS. HALE (putting quilt piece over the box): We think--the cat got it.COUNTY ATTORNEY: Is there a cat?MRS. HALE glances in a quick covert way at MRS

Similar Papers

A Creative Writing Piece About The Arizona Desert And How It Contrasts From Day To Night

527 words - 3 pages seems to stand still and you suddenly feel calm. You look up, the sky seems like a impeccable contrast to the land underneath you, imperturbable and blue. A perfect painting with a crater punched through the sky for the light to advance through. It is an ironic twist; how the giver of life has seemed to have taken the life away from this, the light and heat somehow sucking all life from the desert, but still the desert radiates red, out-showing

Motivation And About Some Related Question Answer

2037 words - 9 pages together, we create the success.In WIU I have got the chance to achieve my goal. I am from economics background and done BA in economics and so I am doing MBA in international business. So, I am very much interested in this field because I want to put myself allover the world, I want to learn about the businesses, what different countries are doing business now a days. WIU is giving me the right path and helping me or motivating me to take

Question: Do Electoral Systems Effect The Type And Form Of Government Resultant From The Election? Contrasting France And England

2172 words - 9 pages and the Greens formed a coalition to become the governing party .British democracy traces its roots back to the Magna Carta. The Magna Carta is a document that was drafted to protect the feudal landlords from heavy taxation by the monarch . It required that a parliament be called every time the monarch wished to implement special taxes. In the fifteenth century the parliament gained the power to make laws. Since the seventeenth century Britain has

"The Guilty" This Is About A Lawer Trying To Save An Innocent Boy At Any Cost. The Question Is, Is He Really Innocent?

1591 words - 7 pages at steak! I don't even care about being disbarred; his father needs to be put away. He is evil, crazy and racist!" Amy shock her head, trying to straighten her thoughts."Listen, you don't want to lose your career over this, I am hanging up," Amy heard the line go dead."Shit," she looked up from her desk, looking for something to break, to ease the tension spreading through her body, instead she found her eyes level to a protruding stomach."So