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There was no centralized Maya government. The Mayas lived in city-states, some of which were very large and others that were smaller. One noble family had control of each city-state and served as a sort of monarchy with ... More »

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Riviera Maya is located on the northeast coast of Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula. The Yucatán Peninsula separates the Caribbean Sea from the Gulf of Mexico in southeastern Mexico. More »

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The ancient Maya are thought to have had very little leisure time, but dances at religious ceremonies were among their sources of fun and emotional relief. These dances involved everybody, regardless of class, although m... More »

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Riviera Maya is located on the northeast coast of Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula. The Yucatán Peninsula separates the Caribbean Sea from the Gulf of Mexico in southeastern Mexico. More »

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The divine right theory of government posits that a ruling authority, such as a monarch, derives power directly from God. As a result, the king is not answerable to the aristocracy, the church, the people or anyone else. More »

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The Whig Party advocated for increased government involvement, especially from the federal government, while the Democrat Party supported less government input. The Whigs originally formed to protest President Andrew Jac... More »

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