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  1. Smoke Shell
  2. Corn
  3. Tikal
  4. Olmec
  5. fertility
  1. a The Maya built a ceremonial center at this site
  2. b He built the Copán Acropolis, one of the last major accomplishments of the Mayans; he married a princess from Palenque
  3. c Too much of this in the population and not enough in the soil led to the decline of the Mayans
  4. d This crop was cultivated in Mesoamerica around 2700 B.C.
  5. e The first known city builders in the western hemisphere; they built cities in Central America around 1200 B.C.; huge stone heads made by this culture remain today.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. A letter in a hieroglyphic alphabet
  2. 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.
  3. The Maya worshipped this predator
  4. 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. They mummified their dead and made art that could only be fully seen from the air

5 True/False Questions

  1. teosinteMaize was descended from this grassy plant


  2. TeotihuacanMaize was descended from this grassy plant


  3. CalendarThe Maya built yet another ceremonial center at this site


  4. AstrologyThis star-gazing superstition guided the Mayans in deciding which rival city-states to attack


  5. PacalThis 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


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