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  1. Aqllawasi
  2. Lord Pacal
  3. Cecil Rhodes
  4. Inca Empire
  5. Quipu
  1. a 1890; Mashonaland occupied by Cecil Rhodes (Rhodesia) for gold prospecting; site became symbol justifying glories of colonization
  2. b Inca; home of virgin weavers; cotton, aplaca, llama; textiles important tax item (women: fabric, men: rope)
  3. c record keeping device; not fully decoded but made of main horizontal cord with subsidiary cords and knots (inca)
  4. d Ruler: living son of Inti, link with god upon death
  5. e Mayan ruler who came to power in AD 615 in Palenque; his sarcophagus was discovered by Alberto Ruz Lhuiller

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. excavated Meadowcroft Rock Shelter
  2. Inca; walls near cuzco; fortress? head of puma?
  3. 1929; trained Kathleen Kenyon; found unlooted sites nearby and through stratigraphic and stylistic comparisons confirmed local orgin; Semitic origin "inconceivable"
  4. connected empire from Quito (Ecuador) to Sanitago (Chile); spanned 1,200,000 miles squared of territory; 14,000 miles long, reaching 16,500 ft in Andes, 3-52 ft wide; Inns and llama corrals along road; no wheel
  5. sailed to New World 3 times; rmors of "mountains of gold" to south (Cortes); 26 July 1529: Queen of Spain gave permission "to discover and conquer Peru"; 1532: Pizarro returned to Peru; Atahuallpa consumed with war

5 True/False Questions

  1. MoctezumaAztec Emperor; greets and entertains Cortes; 1519


  2. Hernando Cortes1519; explored Mexican coast; met Geronimo de Aguilar (Spanish and Maya) and La Malinche (Nahuatl and Maya); Near Veracruz: gifts of gold and feathers sent from Aztec Emperor; he captured messenger and fired canon; built alliances with neighboring groups, massacred 1000's of people on way to Tenochtitlán; meets Moctezuma on bridge and entertained in palace; later returns for 91 day siege


  3. George McJunkin1908; African American cowboy, found animals in association with spear point near Folsom, NM


  4. Coyolxauhqui"She of the rattles of her cheeks" moon goddess (Huitzilopochtli's sister); plotted with 2 brothers to kill mother; Huitzilopochtli saves the day


  5. QorikanchaMayan ruler who came to power in AD 615 in Palenque; his sarcophagus was discovered by Alberto Ruz Lhuiller


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