Chapter 6-- AP World History

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Olmecs
The rubber people lived near the Gulf
TRaded in jade and obsidian
Maya
highlands of Guatemala
grew maize, cotton, cacao
Terrace farming
Tikal
most important Mayan political center
Chichen Itza
other major political city smaller than Tikal
dampen hostile instincts and established a larger political framework society. Integrated captives rather than kill them
Popol VUh
creation myth, god created humans from maize and water
Teotihuacan
large agricultural village sun and moon temples
Chavin Cult
complexity of Andean society
devised techniques of producing textiles
Mochica
early Andean states
irrigation, trade and military
artistic legacy: painting on pottery
Lapita Society
Agricultural villages from New Guinea
pottery
trade and communication network