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Identify the three major pre-Columbian civilizations that existed in Central and South America (Maya, Aztec, and Inca) and their locations. Describe their political structures, religious practices, and use of slaves.


Focus Question: What the political and economic structures, religious practices, art and architecture, and use of slaves of the Maya, Aztec, and Inca civilizations?


For more information on the Maya, Aztec, and Inca civilizations, see

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Comparison of Precolumbian Civilizations