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Latin America Ancient Civilizations
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A system of writing using signs and symbols.
capital city of the Aztec empire, located where Mexico City now stands
capital of the Incan empire
emperor of the Incas, who expanded their empire
an official count of all the people in an area
knotted strings on which the Incas recorded information
a pipe or channel that carries water from a distant source
located in modern day Peru
main foot and most important crop of the Mayas
Where did Mayas live?
Where did Aztecs live?
Where did Incas live?
What did the Mayas accomplish?
What did Aztecs accomplish?
had calendars, strong armies, medicine, trade and developed farming system called Chinampas
What did Incas accomplish?
built roads; builders and managers for bridges and roads
How did they get their food?
How did Mayas decline?
crop failures, war, disease and drought
How did Aztecs decline?
they were conquered by Herman Cortes
How did Incas decline?
they were conquered by Francisco Pizarro
Who was the strong ruler who was elected in 1848?
What does the Amazon basin support?
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