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American History chapter 1

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paleo indians
ancestors of the Native americans
neolithic revolution
began to domesticate plants and animals
teotihuacan
major mayan city
mesoamerica
middle america
lake texcoco
aztecs settled here
tenochtitlan
large aztec city
huitzilopochtli
main aztec god
ahuizotl
killed over 80,000 people for a new temple
moctezuma
last aztec leader
columbus
sailed the ocean in 1492
arawak
first natives columbus encountered
levantines and italians
the middlemen between asia
henry the navigator
sent 15 ships down west coast of africa
bartholomeu dias
rounded the cape of good hope
vasco de gama
made it to india
pedro cabral
discovered brazil
nina, pinta and santa maria
3 ships sailed by columbus
isabella
queen of spain
balboa
realized asia was much further away than they thought
magellan
sailed around south america
inter caetera
divided the world in half
treaty of tordesillas
gave portugal some of the new world
hernan cortes
landed on vera cruz
quetzacoatl
aztec god
hidalgo
young conquistadors
pizzaro
traveled through the incan mountains
hernando de soto
explored southern us
francisco coronado
look for the 7 cities of gold
columbian exchange
exchange between the old world and the new world