Houghton Mifflin Social Studies
Across the Centuries

Lesson at a Glance
Chapter 15, Lesson 3: The Maya (pp. 404-409)

The Big Idea
Framework Concept: Continuity The Maya, who began farming the fertile Yucatan Peninsula around 1800 B.C., developed a complex civilization that reached its height between A.D. 250 and 900. Today Mayan people live in parts of Mexico and Central America.

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