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  1. Chavin
  2. Jaguar
  3. La Venta
  4. Copan
  5. Yucatan
  1. a The Maya worshipped this predator
  2. b The peninsula where the Maya lived.
  3. c The first known city builders in South America; they lived in what is today Peru; they built cities around 1000 B.C.; their culture lasted around 500 years (do not add the accent mark in your answer)
  4. d The Maya built another ceremonial center at this site
  5. e After the collapse of San Lorenzo; this site became the center of the Olmec civilization until it, and the civilization, collapsed around 400 B.C.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Their culture began on the northern coast of Peru around 1 A.D.; they had no written language but did build cities and irrigation canals; like the Mesopotamians they built mud-brick buildings; they built pyramids to bury their kings like the Egyptians; their pyramids include the 525' tall Pyramid of the Sun and the Pyramid of the Moon; they had advanced crafts and metalworking; they practiced human sacrifice
  2. The Maya built a ceremonial center at this site
  3. The development of this technology allowed better timing of planting and had important religious significance; the Maya computed this through 2012 A.D.
  4. They mummified their dead and made art that could only be fully seen from the air
  5. Courtyards were built for games involving these objects; it is probable that either the winners or losers of games played with these became human sacrifices; trees needed to produce this were common to Mesoamerica

5 True/False questions

  1. MayaThis Central American culture began around 1 A.D.; their classical period lasted from 300 to 900 A.D.; they developed astronomy, a calendar, and hieroglyphic writing; they built step-pyramids and terraced cities laid out in neat grids; they practiced human sacrifice


  2. fertilityToo much of this in the population and not enough in the soil led to the decline of the Mayans


  3. NazcaThey lived on the southern coast of Peru; they made huge earthworks artworks that can only be fully seen from the air


  4. TeotihuacanMaize was descended from this grassy plant


  5. Pacal"Known as the ""Sun Shield,"" this king ruled the city-state of Palenque for 68 years and built a palace, pyramid, and temple; he died in 683 A.D."


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