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5 Matching questions

  1. Smoke Shell
  2. Copan
  3. Teotihuacan
  4. Olmec
  5. La Venta
  1. a A city-state in the Valley of Mexico
  2. b The first known city builders in the western hemisphere; they built cities in Central America around 1200 B.C.; huge stone heads made by this culture remain today.
  3. c The Maya built another ceremonial center at this site
  4. d He built the Copán Acropolis, one of the last major accomplishments of the Mayans; he married a princess from Palenque
  5. e After the collapse of San Lorenzo; this site became the center of the Olmec civilization until it, and the civilization, collapsed around 400 B.C.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The development of this technology allowed better timing of planting and had important religious significance; the Maya computed this through 2012 A.D.
  2. The first known city builders in South America; they lived in what is today Peru; they built cities around 1000 B.C.; their culture lasted around 500 years (do not add the accent mark in your answer)
  3. Their culture began on the northern coast of Peru around 1 A.D.; they had no written language but did build cities and irrigation canals; like the Mesopotamians they built mud-brick buildings; they built pyramids to bury their kings like the Egyptians; their pyramids include the 525' tall Pyramid of the Sun and the Pyramid of the Moon; they had advanced crafts and metalworking; they practiced human sacrifice
  4. Too much of this in the population and not enough in the soil led to the decline of the Mayans
  5. "The material used to make balls; the Olmec were given their name from the word for ""Dwellers in the land of"" this material"

5 True/False questions

  1. Nazca"Known as the ""Sun Shield,"" this king ruled the city-state of Palenque for 68 years and built a palace, pyramid, and temple; he died in 683 A.D."

          

  2. glyphA letter in a hieroglyphic alphabet

          

  3. CornThis crop was cultivated in Mesoamerica around 2700 B.C.

          

  4. Tikal"Known as the ""Sun Shield,"" this king ruled the city-state of Palenque for 68 years and built a palace, pyramid, and temple; he died in 683 A.D."

          

  5. Chichen ItzaBuilt by the Mayans, it survived the collapse of their civilization probably because of its ties with the Toltecs; it's temple was aligned with the sun at the equinoxes

          

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