Aztec, Inca And Aztec Civilizations

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Before the legendary empires of the Romans and the Greeks, there were other prospering civilizations thriving in parts of Central America and parts of Mexico. The Mayan, Incan and Aztec civilizations were a few of the greatest ancient civilizations in history, but they each had distinct characteristics that helped them prosper into the great empires that they became. Each had their own fascinating ways of food production, governing system and culture. The Mayans were established first out of the three and settled in modern-day Mexico. Then came the Aztecs and they also settled in modern-day Mexico and the Incas were the last of the three and they settled in the Andes Mountains and what is now Peru. All three had very successful and long-lasting civilizations until they were taken out by a natural cause or foreign invaders. Even though the Mayan, Aztecs and Incan empires had their distinct characteristics of what made them great, only the Incan empire would be able to succeed in today’s world because of their unique governing system and their advancements in military and infrastructure. All three of these great civilizations would have a chance to succeed in the modern world but the Incan empire would be the most fit out of these three pre-colonial civilizations. At the apex of their reign, the Incas ruled over the largest civilization of the three. Their empire spanned from modern-day Ecuador all the way to chile and included about sixteen million inhabitants. Although they…

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