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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
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…
35 terms
Americas
Chile
Argentina
Uruguay
Paraguay
Chile
Argentina
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…
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
10 terms
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
31 terms
Americas
Argentina
Chile
Paraguay
Uruguay
Argentina
Chile
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
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…
10 terms
Americas
1. Stone, granite, hammered gold... 2. 70…
1. Mayan... 2. limestone... 3. temple to ser…
1. Sandstone... 2. Anasazi... 3. colorado
1. earthwork mound... 2. 1000 CE... 3. may b…
Chavin de Huantar
Yaxchilan
mesa verde cliff dwellings
great serpant mound
1. Stone, granite, hammered gold... 2. 70…
Chavin de Huantar
1. Mayan... 2. limestone... 3. temple to ser…
Yaxchilan
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
The Americas
Maya
Inca civilization
Aztec
Prince Henry the Navigator
Mesoamerican civilization concentrated in Mexico's Yucatan Pe…
A pre-Columbian civilization in the Andes Mountains. The Inca…
(1200-1521) 1300, they settled in the valley of Mexico. Grew…
(1394-1460) Prince of Portugal who established an observatory…
Maya
Mesoamerican civilization concentrated in Mexico's Yucatan Pe…
Inca civilization
A pre-Columbian civilization in the Andes Mountains. The Inca…
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…
27 terms
The Americas
Mesoamerica
Olmec
Zapotec
Monte Alban
An area extending from central Mexico to Honduras, where seve…
the earliest known Mesoamerican civilization, which flourishe…
An early Mesoamerican civilization that was centered in the O…
"first city"; had plazas, temples, observatories; wrote with…
Mesoamerica
An area extending from central Mexico to Honduras, where seve…
Olmec
the earliest known Mesoamerican civilization, which flourishe…
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
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…
12 terms
The Americas
Mesoamerica
flourish
Hieroglyph
Olmecs
Name used for the areas of Mexico and Central America were an…
to be successful
a picture or symbol used in hieroglyphic system of writing
FIrst known civilization of Mesoamerica
Mesoamerica
Name used for the areas of Mexico and Central America were an…
flourish
to be successful
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
16 terms
The Americas
Mesoamerica
maize
hieroglyphics
solar calender
"Middle America" the region extending from modern-day Mexico…
Corn; Cultivated in present-day Mexico and spread to the SW p…
designating or pertaining to a pictographic script, particula…
Mayans developed 2 calendars, one of which was a 365 days.
Mesoamerica
"Middle America" the region extending from modern-day Mexico…
maize
Corn; Cultivated in present-day Mexico and spread to the SW p…
25 terms
Americas
El Salvador
Nicaragua
Guatemala
Panama
El Salvador
Nicaragua
29 terms
Americas
USA
Canada
greenland
mexico
USA
Canada
34 terms
Americas
Chavín de Huántar, Northern Highlands,…
Lanzón Stele at Chavín de Huántar, Nor…
Relief Sculpture at Chavín de Huántar,…
Nose ornament at Chavín de Huántar, No…
Chavín de Huántar, Northern Highlands,…
Lanzón Stele at Chavín de Huántar, Nor…
15 terms
The Americas
Mesoamerica
maize
obsidian
observatories
a region that includes the southern part of Mexico and northe…
corn
a sharp, glasslike, volcanic rock
buildings to study astronomy
Mesoamerica
a region that includes the southern part of Mexico and northe…
maize
corn
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…
35 terms
The Americas
Tierra del Fuego
North America, South America, Central…
Central America
Land Bridge
The Americas stretch from north to south for nearly 11,000 mi…
Four geographical areas of the Americas:
Which geographical area of the Americas is an isthmus?
This isthmus connected Asia and North America 20,000 years ago.
Tierra del Fuego
The Americas stretch from north to south for nearly 11,000 mi…
North America, South America, Central…
Four geographical areas of the Americas:
Americas
Argentina
Chile
Paraguay
Uruguay
Argentina
Chile
27 terms
Americas
Argentina
Belize
Bolivia
Brazil
Argentina
Belize
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
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
22 terms
Americas
United States
Canada
Mexico
Guatemala
United States
Canada
51 terms
Americas
Uruguay
United States
The Bahamas
Suriname
Uruguay
United States
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…
18 terms
THE AMERICAS
HOGANS
MAIZE
SINKHOLES
IGLOOS
SQUARE, WOODEN HOMES BUILT BY THE NAVAJO
CORN
AREAS WHERE THE SOIL HAS COLLAPSED INTO A HOLLOW OR DEPRESSION
HOMES MADE OF PRESSED SNOW
HOGANS
SQUARE, WOODEN HOMES BUILT BY THE NAVAJO
MAIZE
CORN
16 terms
The Americas
terrace farming
chinampas
quipu
suspension bridges
cutting of "steps" into the mountains that allowed for more a…
floating gardens
An arrangement of knotted strings on a cord, used by the Inca…
Suspension bridges where some of the earliest bridges ever to…
terrace farming
cutting of "steps" into the mountains that allowed for more a…
chinampas
floating gardens
27 terms
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
11 terms
The Americas
contiguous
temperate
export
commercial agriculture
side by side, touching; near
mild, moderate
goods sent to another country
farming large enough amounts of crops to sell
contiguous
side by side, touching; near
temperate
mild, moderate
9 terms
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,…
15 terms
americas
brazil
chile
peru
dominican republic
brazil
chile
19 terms
Americas
Argentina
Bahamas
Bolivia
Brazil
Argentina
Bahamas
23 terms
The Americas
Argentina
The Bahamas
Belize
Bolivia
Argentinian
Bahamian
Belizean
Bolivian
Argentina
Argentinian
The Bahamas
Bahamian
13 terms
Americas
Mexico
Nicaragua
Panama
Bahamas
[Central]
[Central]
[Central]
[Caribbean]
Mexico
[Central]
Nicaragua
[Central]
9 terms
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,…
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.
14 terms
Americas
chile
colombia
Brazil
Hudson Bay
chile
colombia
20 terms
Americas
Peru
Argentina
Canada
United Sates
Peru
Argentina
11 terms
Americas
Canada
Mexico
Venezuela
Colombia
Ottowa
Mexico City
Caracas
Bogota
Canada
Ottowa
Mexico
Mexico City
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
29 terms
Americas
United States
Canada
Mexico
Guatemala
United States
Canada
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