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(1400 B.C.E. to 500 B.C.E.) earliest known Mexican civilization,lived in rainforests along the Gulf of Mexico, developed calendar and constructed public buildings and temples, carried on trade with other groups.
Capital of the Aztec Empire, located on an island in Lake Texcoco. Its population was about 150,000 on the eve of Spanish conquest. Mexico City was constructed on its ruins. (p. 305)
floating islands of land anchored to a lake bottom used for agriculture. This technique was used by the Aztecs.
A powerful city-state in central Mexico (100-75 C.E.). Its population was about 150,000 at its peak in 600.
a civilization that flourished on what is now the northern coast of Peru from about A.D. 100 to 700.
a civilization that flourished on what is now the sourthern coast of Peru from about 200 B.C. to A.D. 600.
large cliff dwelling in Colorado,holds several thousand people,dwellings were easy to defend,offered protection-provided a safe place for Anasazi
An Anasazi villiage that flourished from 950 to 1300 AD, now in ruins located in what is now northwestern New Mexico
the leading site of the Mississippian culture that built a 100-foot high, flat topped earthen pyramid.
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