Human Legacy Course/The Americas (1000 BC - 1500 AD)
As an advanced civilization developed in Rome, other civilizations were developing in the Americas. These early American cultures found unique ways of adapting to the varied environments of the Americas. Some groups even developed sophisticated government structures and works of art and engineering that rivaled those of the ancient Romans.
As civilizations emerged, they developed a number of ways to keep their societies orderly and productive. This week, you will learn the different ways in which the early cultures of the Americas governed themselves.