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  1. Ignatius Donnelly
  2. Alberto Ruz Lhuiller
  3. Hernando Cortes
  4. John Lloyd Stephens and Frederick Catherwood
  5. Qorikancha
  1. a wrote Atlantis: The AnteDiluvian World
  2. b 1519; 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. c discovered the sarcophagus of Lord Pacal (a Mayan ruler)
  4. d authors of Incidents of Travel in Yucatan in 1841
  5. e Ina; temple to Sun god; beneath Church of Santo Domingo; walls covered in "sweat of Inti"; gold maize plants; inca masonry niches

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Inca; home of virgin weavers; cotton, aplaca, llama; textiles important tax item (women: fabric, men: rope)
  2. 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
  3. 1890; Mashonaland occupied by Cecil Rhodes (Rhodesia) for gold prospecting; site became symbol justifying glories of colonization
  4. 1871; German explorer in search of the remains of a lost white civilization, denied that local people could have built remains, used presence of cedar to argue for northern connection (Phoenicians, Queen of Sheeba)
  5. 1929; trained Kathleen Kenyon; found unlooted sites nearby and through stratigraphic and stylistic comparisons confirmed local orgin; Semitic origin "inconceivable"

5 True/False questions

  1. James AdovasioInca; home of virgin weavers; cotton, aplaca, llama; textiles important tax item (women: fabric, men: rope)

          

  2. Joao de BarrosMayan ruler who came to power in AD 615 in Palenque; his sarcophagus was discovered by Alberto Ruz Lhuiller

          

  3. CoyolxauhquiInca; home of virgin weavers; cotton, aplaca, llama; textiles important tax item (women: fabric, men: rope)

          

  4. Quipurecord keeping device; not fully decoded but made of main horizontal cord with subsidiary cords and knots (inca)

          

  5. Inticapital of Inca Empire; built by Sapa Inca Pachacuti (He who makes the world)(1438-1471 AD); transformed city and empire, sacred center, puma shaped city; divided into 4 quarters

          

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