From Ancient Societies
The Cahokians: the Vanished Empire
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The Cahokians were a highly advanced civilization in what is now the mid-western United States. Legends say they had a strong connection to the land, and had the ability to shape the environment to their will. They mysteriously vanished, leaving a huge section of North America virtually depopulated for centuries. History claims to not know why.
In the Midwestern United States, before the rise of the tribal societies we think of as Native Americans, there was a vast empire, a thriving civilization and giant cities – the largest on the continent for centuries, not to be topped until Philadelphia in the 1700s.
And then one day, the Cahokians simply vanished.
Name: The Polity of Cahokia
Continent: North America
Time Period: 900-1250 CE
Succeeded/Conquered By: Unknown
Currently: Midwestern United States
The disappearance of the Cahokian civilization was so abrupt and total, that when European explorers reached the area centuries later, they remarked on the curious lack of people living in the area.
The original Cahokians left behind mysterious hill structures that are still around today: the Cahokian Mounds, in what is now Illinois.
As with many of the great monoliths left behind by the 12 Lines, the Cahokian Mounds served a purpose far beyond what can be inferred from what remains.
Ancient Societies credit: http://www.ancientsocieties.com/the-cahokians-the-vanished-empire/
All lessons related to the Cahokian Line: http://www.ancientsocieties.com/recap-cahokian/
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