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Where did the Mayans live?
The Mayans lived all over Central America
When did the Mayans live?
They lived between 250-900A.D.
What did they do that was astonishing?
The Mayans perfected a complex writing system, mastered mathematics and astrological calendars.
Were the Mayans a peaceful people?
No, warfare, torture and human sacrifice were part of the Mayan culture.
What caused the downfall of the Maya?
Uncontrolled warfare and possibly over population may have contributed to the collapse of their civilization.