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The Mayans were a prolific civilization that made advances in mathematics, science, invention and architecture. During the height of their civilization, they had cities that were structured not unlike a modern community,... More »

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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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