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Ch 3: The Mayan Empire

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This convenient online chapter provides a high-level overview of the Mayan Empire. You can use these fun lessons and quizzes as a test preparation resource, homework help tool, tutoring solution or textbook supplement.

The Mayan Empire - Chapter Summary

Explore this chapter's lessons to learn or review information about the Mayan civilization. Taught by expert instructors, this chapter offers insight into Mayan religion, codices and other important aspects of the culture. These short and simple history lessons come with interactive self-assessment quizzes that reinforce important terms and concepts. The chapter is available at any time that fits your schedule, and you can study on any device that has an Internet connection. If you need any extra help with the material, don't hesitate to reach out to our instructors online. They're happy to help! By the end of the chapter, you should be able to:

  • Summarize the mythology of Chaac, the Mayan god of rain and lightning
  • Describe several Mayan codices, including the Paris Codex, the Dresden Codex and the Madrid Codex
  • Explain additional concepts related to the Mayan Empire

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