S: Inca,Aztec,Maya Scrapbook
FC: BY IMANI, ZACH, TAYLOR, AND XAVIER
1: The Mayan sacrifice was performed on top of a temple because they believed it gave power to the Sun God.The priests took slaves , war captives and sometimes peasants then they ripped out the victims hearts then held it to the Sun God's alter.
2: The Inca Calender has 12 lunar months recorded on it, and their association with festivals of the agriculture. | The Maya Calender had remarkable accuracy and complexity.The Calender was adopted by other Mesoamerican nations such as Aztecs and Toltec.
3: Aztec school was hard there was no recess or time to relax in school. School was mandatory and free! All children had to attend including slaves.But all instruction was done in song and in dance.Not because it was beautiful but because it was important to religious festivals.
4: The Inca made grass bridges called chacas to go across rivers and lakes. The Inca bridges were one of the world's best ancient transportation systems. One Inca bridge was over 250 feet long and was built in 1350 and lasted until 1890. Incas used fibers from Maguey to build the bridges. Incas also built Pontoon bridges made of reed boats tied together.
5: The Kukulkan Pyramid was used as a calender because it had four stairways each with 91 steps making a total of 365 stairs, equivalent to the number of days in a year.