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  1. a This 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. b This crop was cultivated in Mesoamerica around 2700 B.C.
  3. c Maize was descended from this grassy plant
  4. d "The material used to make balls; the Olmec were given their name from the word for ""Dwellers in the land of"" this material"
  5. e The peninsula where the Maya lived.

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. A city-state in the Valley of Mexico
  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. "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."
  5. The Maya built another ceremonial center at this site

5 True/False Questions

  1. Paracas"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."

          

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

          

  3. JaguarThe Maya worshipped this predator

          

  4. TikalThe Maya built a ceremonial center at this site

          

  5. PalenqueThe development of this technology allowed better timing of planting and had important religious significance; the Maya computed this through 2012 A.D.

          

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