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Topic 4 - The Americas
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a pictograph or other symbol carved into a surface
Term meaning emperor in Inca Empire
first Sapa Inca (emperor) of Inca Empire
colored string or rope with knots used by the Inca for counting and recording numerical information
language of the Incas
capital city of Inca Empire
city in the clouds
civilization was located in the Andes Mountains and built over 12
was Inca village leader who carried out government orders assigned jobs to families even arranged marriages
a vast grassland exposed during the Ice Age that was located between Asia and the Americas.
a narrow waterway between Siberia and Alaska.
worldwide temperature increase
the Aztec capital city
floating garden used by the Aztec Civilization
thought to be "mother" civilization of Middle America the civilization that all the others modeled themselves from they farmed using slash and burn and carved colossal stone heads
the most advanced civilization of Middle America who developed an accurate 365 day calender
had a large Middle America Empire where the people worshiped a sun god with daily human sacrifices.
payment that conquered peoples are forced to make to their conquerors.
City that dominated the Valley of Mexico from A.D.200-750 Influenced the culture of later Mesoamerican peoples especially Aztec.
middle america or central america
tall stone monuments
conquerors from Spain or of Spanish descent
resistance to disease
Spanish conquistador who conquered the Aztec Empire in 1521
Aztec emperor when Spanish conquered the Aztec Empire
Spanish conquistador who conquered the Inca Empire in 1532
Sapa Inca when the Spanish conquered the Inca Empire
known as the Vanished Ones these people were early farmers of the North American Southwest
culture is sometimes referred to as "cliff-dwellers"
Spanish called the Anasazi dwellings
large underground chamber used for religious ceremonies.
Native Americans who built giant earthen structures that their settlements centered around
Adena and Hopewell
peoples of North America were early mound builders who lived in the Ohio and Mississippi Valleys
large cliff-dwelling in North America
huge Anasazi complex consisted of 800 rooms that could have housed about 3,000 people
the largest North American Mississipian settlement reaching 40,00 people.
Northwest Native American families hosted ceremonial dinners where they gave gifts to guests to show wealth and gain status
Native Americans who live in the Arctic region and whose name means the People
Native Americans of the Eastern Woodands of North America
Money paid by one country to another in return for protection
the first major South American civilization, which flourished in the highlands of what is now Peru from about 900 to 200 B.C.
a league of Iroquois tribes including originally the Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga and Seneca (the Five Nations) formed in the late 1500s
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