Ch. 16 vocab. james is bad

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Potlatch

A ceremonie where families display their rank and prosperity

Anasazi

People to the north, they lived on four corners and built impressive cliff dwellings

Pueblos

villiages of large, apartment-style coumpounds made of stone or clay

Mississippian

Last mound builder culture

Iroquois

example of a political alliance, a group of tribes speaking related languages living in the eastern great lakes region

totems

natural object with which an individual,clan,or group identifies itslef

Tikal

a mayan city, a major center in northern guatemala

Glyph

Mayan writing symbols

codex

bark-paper book containing important historical events

Popol Vuh

Book on the creation of the world

Obsidian

green or black volcanic glass used for making sharp tools or weapons

Quetzalcoatl

Feathered serpent god

Triple alliance

Aztecs joined with Texcoco and Tlacopan

Montezuma II

New ruler, the aztec empire began to weaken under his rule

Pachacuti

Incan leader, that conquered peru and then moved into neighboring lands

Ayllu

Incan social system was based on age-old form of community cooperation

Mita

Labor tribute that required all able-bodied citizens to work for the state a certain number of days every year

Quipu

A set of knotted strings that could be used to record data

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