the Americas

Big Idea

Civilizations across time and space share similar characteristics.

Essential Questions

Are we all more the same or different across continents? How do people adapt to their environment and advance civilization? What are the characteristics of a civilization? How does geography influence the history of civilizations? The Maya: what was their most remarkable achievement? The Aztecs: should historians emphasize agriculture or human sacrifice?

Logue - Meso America Syllabus