Apocalypto: Sacrifice Ritual
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  • History → Mayan Civilization → Human Sacrifice
A Mayan priest gives a pre-sermon sacrifice to eager onlookers.

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  1. According to the priest, what is the purpose of the sacrifice?
  2. How are the crowds behaving? Why do you think this is the case?

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  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    The student understands the characteristics and impact of the Maya, Inca, and Aztec civilizations. T...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    compare the major political, economic, social, and cultural developments of the Maya, Inca, and Azte...

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