9 terms

2nd Six Weeks Vocab 3

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chinampas
floating farming islands made by the Aztec
quipu
knotted cords of various lengths and colors used by the inca to keep financial records
conquistador
Spanish term for "conqueror" referring to soldiers who conquered Native Americans in Latin America
mural
a painting on a wall
mosaic
art consisting of a design made of small pieces of colored stone or glass
export
to sell goods made in one country to another
NAFTA North American Free Trade Agreement
agreement to gradually eliminate tariffs and other trade barriers among the US, Canada, and Mexico
deforestation
cutting down forests in order to clear land for lumber and new developments
slash-and-burn
this method involves farmer clearing the land by burning existing vegetation and planting crops in the ashes.