Hoyle Chapter 16
Terms in this set (20)
which civilization created the 1st system of writing in the Americas?
which civilization had independent city-states?
where did the Maya live?
Tikal, Palenque, Uxmal
which civilization arose in the rainforest
Tikal was the name of an important Maya
Glyphs were used for
the Maya writing system
The define of the Maya occurred
several 100 years before the Spanish arrived in the Americas.
All of the following is true about the Aztec civilization EXCEPT
they worked to establish loyalty among conquered people
all of the following is true about the Toltec civilization EXCEPT
they entered into the Triple Alliance
all of the following is true about the Tenochtitlan EXCEPT
its exact location is unknown
all of the following is true about the Quetzalcoatl EXCEPT
he was a war god
Pachacuti stands out in Incan history as the
ruler who expanded the kingdom into an empire
In Incan tradition, the ayllu was
the small group structure for community work projects
in the Incan empire, mita was a type of
the Inca used the quipu to
the decline of the Inca Empire can be traced to a
struggle between rivals for the Inca throne
which of the following is true of the Aztecs?
they practiced human sacrifice for religious offerings
what is NOT true of the Aztecs
they were governed by a theocracy
in 1428, the Aztecs joined with 2 other city-states, Texcoco and Tlacopan, to form
the triple alliance
conquered provinces resented Aztec rule because the Aztecs
used conquered people for human sacrafice