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20 terms
Americas
Mesoamerica
maize
Olmec
domesticate
a region that includes the southern part of what is now Mexic…
corn
The Olmec formed the first civilization in Mesoamerica.
Adapting plants and animals from the wild for such uses as fo…
Mesoamerica
a region that includes the southern part of what is now Mexic…
maize
corn
27 terms
Americas
Mesoamerica
slash and burn agriculture
drought
codex
a region extending from central Mexico into northern Central…
a method of farming where plots of land were cleared by cutti…
a prolonged period of little or no rainfall
an ancient book that was written by hand
Mesoamerica
a region extending from central Mexico into northern Central…
slash and burn agriculture
a method of farming where plots of land were cleared by cutti…
12 terms
Americas
Mesoamerica
PETÉN
Slash and Burn
Hieroglyphics
The land in Central America that was the birthplace of Americ…
Flat Land; heavily covered with forests containing swamps and…
A method of clearing land for agriculture in which trees and…
A writing system that used picture symbols
Mesoamerica
The land in Central America that was the birthplace of Americ…
PETÉN
Flat Land; heavily covered with forests containing swamps and…
51 terms
The Americas
New World
Land Bridge Theory
Mayan Civilization
Aztecs
North and South America- as labeled by the European explorers
Theory that explains how humans made it to the New world- hap…
Civilization of Southern Mexico and Central America. Develope…
Also known as the Mexica people. Powerful empire in Central M…
New World
North and South America- as labeled by the European explorers
Land Bridge Theory
Theory that explains how humans made it to the New world- hap…
Americas
slash and burn agriculture
drought
hieroglyph
terraces
a method of farming where plots of land were cleared by cutti…
a prolonged period of little or no rainfall
a symbol that stands for a word, idea, or sound
flat strips of level land
slash and burn agriculture
a method of farming where plots of land were cleared by cutti…
drought
a prolonged period of little or no rainfall
20 terms
Americas
amendment
bilingual
colony
federal republic
a change to a document, especially a constitution
having or expressed in two languages
overseas territory or settlement tied to a parent ... country
form of government in which the national and state government…
amendment
a change to a document, especially a constitution
bilingual
having or expressed in two languages
Americas
Chile
Argentina
Uruguay
Paraguay
Chile
Argentina
16 terms
americas
olmecs
olmecs environment/farming/cities
olmecs governnment/religion
olmecs achievemnets
mother culture ... giant stone heads
jungle & swamp land ... corn = main crop... san lorenzo and la venta
beuracracy ... ruled by kings*... worshipped jaguar spirit... anamisti…
pyramids... writing system... math system
olmecs
mother culture ... giant stone heads
olmecs environment/farming/cities
jungle & swamp land ... corn = main crop... san lorenzo and la venta
Americas
Canada
United States
Mexico
Guatemala
Canada
United States
the Americas
Meso America
Bering land bridge
Yucatan peninsula
Mayans
Mexico and central America
how people got to America. This strip of land connected North…
peninsula Mayans lived on. Present day Mexico and Guatamala
civilization that lived on the Yucatan peninsula. 300 bc-900…
Meso America
Mexico and central America
Bering land bridge
how people got to America. This strip of land connected North…
18 terms
Americas
Yaxchilas Chiapas... Mexico... Maya ... 725CE... L…
Raimondi stele... Chavin de Huantar, Peru…
Serpent Mound... Mississippian, Ohio... Miss…
Cliff Palace... Anasazi... Mesa Verde Nation…
Yaxchilas Chiapas... Mexico... Maya ... 725CE... L…
Raimondi stele... Chavin de Huantar, Peru…
19 terms
Americas
tribute
high-altitude
rituals
represent
a payment of goods or money; the Aztecs collected _______ fro…
at the top of a mountain; the Incas practiced ______ farming
religious ceremonies or practices; the Aztecs had ______ with…
to be a symbol of or example of
tribute
a payment of goods or money; the Aztecs collected _______ fro…
high-altitude
at the top of a mountain; the Incas practiced ______ farming
Americas
Uruguay
United States
The Bahamas
Suriname
Uruguay
United States
51 terms
Americas
uruguay
United States
The Bahamas
Suriname
uruguay
United States
Americas
United States
Canada
Mexico
Guatemala
United States
Canada
51 terms
Americas
Uruguay
United States
The Bahamas
Suriname
Uruguay
United States
Americas
Mesoamerica
PETÉN
Slash and Burn
Hieroglyphics
The land in Central America that was the birthplace of Americ…
Flat Land; heavily covered with forests containing swamps and…
A method of clearing land for agriculture in which trees and…
A writing system that used picture symbols
Mesoamerica
The land in Central America that was the birthplace of Americ…
PETÉN
Flat Land; heavily covered with forests containing swamps and…
20 terms
The Americas
Argentina
Cuba
Haiti
Canada
capital: Buenos Aires; language: Spanish; interesting fact: f…
capital: Havana; language: Spanish; interesting fact: since t…
capital: Port au Prince; language: Hatian Creole French and F…
capital: Ottawa; language: English & French; interesting fact…
Argentina
capital: Buenos Aires; language: Spanish; interesting fact: f…
Cuba
capital: Havana; language: Spanish; interesting fact: since t…
Americas
empire
culture
ceremony
civilization
A group of countries or regions that are controlled by one ru…
the entire way of life of a people, including their customs,…
A formal act or event that is part of a social or religious o…
A culture that has developed complex systems of government, e…
empire
A group of countries or regions that are controlled by one ru…
culture
the entire way of life of a people, including their customs,…
Americas
Mesoamerica
maize
Valley of Mexico
Tenochtitlan
region of North American, including Mexico and Central Americ…
corn
valley in Mexico in which the numerous Mesoamerican civilizat…
capital city of the Aztec empire, on which modern-day Mexico…
Mesoamerica
region of North American, including Mexico and Central Americ…
maize
corn
Americas
Slash and burn agriculture
Glyphs
Codex
Tribute
a farming method in which fields are cleared for farming by c…
A symbolic picture carved on a surface
books made by Mayans out of the inner bark of wild fig trees
payment made by conquered peoples to their conquerors in orde…
Slash and burn agriculture
a farming method in which fields are cleared for farming by c…
Glyphs
A symbolic picture carved on a surface
10 terms
Americas
Colossal Olmec Head
Great Pyramid and Ball Court at La Venta
Ceremonial Center of Teotihuacan
Bloodletting Ritual
1200-900 BCE... Olmec
1000-600 BCE... Olmec
650 CE... Teotihuacan... Temple of the Feathered Serpent, Pyramid o…
650 CE... Teotihuacan
Colossal Olmec Head
1200-900 BCE... Olmec
Great Pyramid and Ball Court at La Venta
1000-600 BCE... Olmec
31 terms
Americas
Argentina
Chile
Paraguay
Uruguay
Argentina
Chile
16 terms
The Americas
Mesoamerica
maize
chinampas
obsidian
a region that includes the southern part of what is now Mexic…
a type of corn, the main crop of the Aztec
raised gardens, created in the swampy conditions of the Aztec…
a highly traded sharp, glass-like volcanic rock used for spea…
Mesoamerica
a region that includes the southern part of what is now Mexic…
maize
a type of corn, the main crop of the Aztec
6 terms
Americas
Mayans
Chichen Itza
Aztec
Tenochitlan
located on the Yucatan Peninsula
city on the Mayan Empire
group located in central Mexico
city located in Aztec Empire
Mayans
located on the Yucatan Peninsula
Chichen Itza
city on the Mayan Empire
6 terms
Americas
The Four Geograhpical Areas of the Ame…
Isthmus
Maize
Sinkhole
North America, South America, Central America, Caribbean
A narrow piece of land linking two larger areas of land.
Corn
A hollow or depression in land where soil has collapsed.
The Four Geograhpical Areas of the Ame…
North America, South America, Central America, Caribbean
Isthmus
A narrow piece of land linking two larger areas of land.
44 terms
The Americas
New World
Land Bridge Theory
Mayan Civilization
Aztecs
North and South America- as labeled by the European explorers
Theory that explains how humans made it to the New world- hap…
Civilization of Southern Mexico and Central America. Develope…
Also known as the Mexica people. Powerful empire in Central M…
New World
North and South America- as labeled by the European explorers
Land Bridge Theory
Theory that explains how humans made it to the New world- hap…
Americas
Chile
Argentina
Bolivia
Uruguay
Chile
Argentina
6 terms
Americas
United States of America
North America
South America
Middle America
country in the Western hemisphere
continent in the Northern and Western Hemispheres
continent in the Northern, Southern, and Western Hemispheres
physical region in North America south of the United States.…
United States of America
country in the Western hemisphere
North America
continent in the Northern and Western Hemispheres
26 terms
Americas
Canada
United States of America
Mexico
Belize
Ottawa
Washington D.C.
Mexico City
Belmopan
Canada
Ottawa
United States of America
Washington D.C.
Americas
Uruguay
United States
The Bahamas
Suriname
Uruguay
United States
22 terms
Americas
Mesoamerican civilizations
Mexican Plateau
Sierra Madre Oriental
Sierra Madre Occidental
came from central Asia through Berring Strait
in between mountains
east
west
Mesoamerican civilizations
came from central Asia through Berring Strait
Mexican Plateau
in between mountains
6 terms
Americas
Maya
Aztec
Inca
Christopher Columbus
Mesoamerican civilization in southern Mexico (Yucatan Peninsu…
Empire in the valley of Mexico. Polytheistic; practice human…
Empire in the Andes (west coast of South America). Polytheist…
Spanish-sponsored explorer who arrived in the Western Hemisph…
Maya
Mesoamerican civilization in southern Mexico (Yucatan Peninsu…
Aztec
Empire in the valley of Mexico. Polytheistic; practice human…
28 terms
Americas
time period of the Olmec complex society
locations of the Olmec society
significant cities of the Olmecs
Olmec political system
1200-400 BCE
Central America, land around southern Gulf of Mexico
San Lorenzo, La Venta, Tres Zapotes
unknown to history
time period of the Olmec complex society
1200-400 BCE
locations of the Olmec society
Central America, land around southern Gulf of Mexico
Americas
Greenland
Canada
United States
Mexico
Nuuk
Ottawa
Washington D.C.
Mexico City
Greenland
Nuuk
Canada
Ottawa
11 terms
Americas
Canada
Mexico
Venezuela
Colombia
Ottowa
Mexico City
Caracas
Bogota
Canada
Ottowa
Mexico
Mexico City
americas
uruguay
united states
the bahamas
suriname
uruguay
united states
Americas
Uruguay
United States
The Bahamas
Suriname
Uruguay
United States
Americas
American Complex Societies
Maya lived.....
Olmec Lived.....
Aztec lived.....
Olmec... Maya... Aztec... Inca
Yucatan Peninsula (Mexico/Central America)
Central America, land around southern Gulf of Mexico
Mexico City(present-day), south-central Mexico
American Complex Societies
Olmec... Maya... Aztec... Inca
Maya lived.....
Yucatan Peninsula (Mexico/Central America)
29 terms
Americas
Causes of the Age of Exploration
Spice Trade
Christopher Columbus
Amerigo Vespucci
1) nations looking for new trade routes 2) nations needed new…
It caused Europeans to go out and explore the rest of the wor…
(1451-1506) An Italian navigator who was funded by the Spanis…
1454-1512 AD Italian explorer and navigator who, upon explori…
Causes of the Age of Exploration
1) nations looking for new trade routes 2) nations needed new…
Spice Trade
It caused Europeans to go out and explore the rest of the wor…
51 terms
Americas
Uruguay
United States
The Bahamas
Suriname
Uruguay
United States
12 terms
The Americas
Maya Civilization
Mayan Calendar
Tikal
Mayan writing
Mesoamerican civilization concentrated in Mexico's Yucatan Pe…
365 days, only priests kept track of the calendar by using th…
the most important Maya political center between the 4th-9th…
consisted of GLYPHS or symbols
Maya Civilization
Mesoamerican civilization concentrated in Mexico's Yucatan Pe…
Mayan Calendar
365 days, only priests kept track of the calendar by using th…
Americas
Uruguay
United States
The Bahamas
Suriname
Uruguay
United States
51 terms
Americas
Uruguay
United States
The Bahamas
Suriname
Uruguay
United States
americas
uruguay
united states
the bahamas
suriname
uruguay
united states
Americas
Uruguay
United states
The Bahamas
Suriname
Uruguay
United states
Americas
Uruguay
United States
The Bahamas
Suriname
Uruguay
United States
Americas
Argentina
Bolivia
Brazil
Chile
Buenos Aires
Sucre
Brasilia
Santiago
Argentina
Buenos Aires
Bolivia
Sucre
Americas
Uruguay
United States
The Bahamas
Suriname
Monte Video
Washington D.C.
Nassau
Paramaribo
Uruguay
Monte Video
United States
Washington D.C.
10 terms
The Americas
lanteen sail
isthmus
codex
chinampas
a narrow strip of land that connects two larger land masses
a manuscript used by the Aztec to record historical, religiou…
one of the floating islands made by the Aztec around Tenochti…
lanteen sail
isthmus
a narrow strip of land that connects two larger land masses
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