Mayan, Inca, and Aztec
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A culture that has developed systems of government, religion, and learning.
a building with a square base and four triangular sides.
the crop that provided Mayas with plenty of food and allowed some people to do things other than farm was.
ancient systems of writing that used symbols signs and pictures.
an ancient Mayan city located in the present day country of Honduras.
The _______ formed the base of the Mayans social pyramid.
The Mayans were probably the first civilization in the Western
Hemisphere to develop a system of writing called _________.
the________formed the base of the Mayan social pyramid.
Along with nobles,____ was a part of the group at the top of the Mayan social pyramid.
In the Mayan civilization ____ were responsible for governing and making decisions.
Although Mayan civilization declined, many Indians of Mayan descent still live in parts of ____ today.
_______ is an ancient Mayan city located on the Yucata'n Peninsula and has many pyramids.
the mayas built cities in the region that is now ______ and __________.
mexico and central america
an ancient mayan city, located in the present day country of guatamala.
around 1325 the aztec civilisation devoloped in th region of_______.
valley of mexico
tenochtitlan was an ideal location for the aztecs because ________ provided Water, food, and reeds.
The aztecs required all children to attend_______.
The floating gardens that the aztecs used for farming were called __________.
Goods,servies,or money paid to a ruler or nation as a kind of tax.
The capital of the ancient Aztec Empire now the site of Mexico City.
to concentrate on doing a particular kind of work.
a group of lands and people under the control of one government.
the aztecs were hated and feared by the people they conquered because they __________enslaved people.
a statement that can be proven to be true.
a personal view or belief.
a type of opinion that shows how someone feels about a matter.
a personal belief that is supported by reasons or evidence.
A male ruler of an empire;often an absolute ruler.
The watering of a dry land by means of canals,pipes or streams.
One of a series of steplike of fields built into the sides of hills to provide flat land for farming
the incan empire streched along the western part of
the incas communicated speedily throughout their empire by using trained
the capital of ancient incan empire located in present day Peru
an ancient incan city in the Andes located in present day Peru