Category: Week 6

Week 6 – Mesoamerican Empires

For not having the wheel three societies in Mesoamerica and South America achieved some incredible feats. The Mayan, Inca and Aztec civilizations were intelligent peoples who created advanced ways of agriculture, widespread road systems, and even a city in the middle of a…

Empires of the New World

It is amazing how technologically advanced the people of Meso and South America were, especially taking into account the fact that they had not developed the wheel. Maybe they did not have a particular need for the wheel, or maybe…

Mesoamerica

The Aztecs, Inca, and Mayan states were great civilizations in the area of Mesoamerica. They each created new technologies that allowed them to increase quality of life. The Aztecs created an intensive canal system, the Inca built extensive roads, and…

Mesoamerica

The Aztec, Inca, and Mayan states that made up Mesoamerica were some of the great civilizations, despite the fact that the wheel had not yet been invented in the Americas. They each had many more technological advances and achievements, making…

Week 6 – Mesoamerica

Though the wheel had not yet been invented in the Americas, it did not stop its civilizations from achieving greatness.  The Aztec, Inca, and Mayan states were three of the most incredible societies from American history. The Aztec people built…

Mesoamerican Technologies

Mayan rubber was made approximately 3,000 years before Firestone did for modern day tires. They made the substance by mixing the sap from rubber trees with the juice of morning glory vines. The morning glory juice kept the rubber from…