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RCOT: The Americas. Mesoamerica: Olmec. Mesoamerica: Teotihuacan. Chinampas in Teotihuacan: floating gardens How were chinampas developed? What were they used for?. Mesoamerica: Maya. MAYAN ARCHITECTURE: TEMPLE AT PALENQUE.

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Rcot the americas

RCOT: The Americas

Mesoamerica olmec

Mesoamerica: Olmec

Mesoamerica teotihuacan

Mesoamerica: Teotihuacan

Chinampas in teotihuacan floating gardens how were chinampas developed what were they used for

Chinampas in Teotihuacan: floating gardensHow were chinampas developed? What were they used for?

Mesoamerica maya

Mesoamerica: Maya

Mayan architecture temple at palenque


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MAYAN ASTRONOMY. Left: The jaguars represent north, south, east, and west. The Maya believed the earth was flat and that the jaguars held up the sky. Right: Mayan sun god stone carving.

Mayan glyphs which other great civilization used hieroglyphics and constructed pyramids

MAYAN GLYPHS. Which other great civilizationused hieroglyphics and constructed pyramids?



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MESOAMERICA: AZTEC EMPIREChronological memory device: Ol’ Teo’ Ma’ Tol’ Az [Olteomatolaz] = Olmec, Teotihuacan, Maya, Toltec, Aztec

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AZTEC ARCHITECTUREPyramid construction was the greatest technological achievement of Aztec civilization. What was the utilitarian value of pyramids? (How were they used?)

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ANDEAN CIVILIZATIONS: Inca.Describe the role of the ayllu. Describe the mit’a system. How were messages carried quickly from Cuzco ,the capital, to other towns and cities?

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INCA ARCHITECTURE:MACHU PICCHUName four Andean civilizations that existed before the Inca.See chapter 12 in your text.

Inca khipu record keeping used to keep inventory create a census keep records

Inca Khipu: record keepingused to keep inventory, create a census, keep records

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Conquistadors: Cortez--Aztecs--Mexico; Pizarro--Incas--PeruIn your notes, define encomiendaand the mit’a system; draw the hierarchy.

Colonial latin america 1800


Latin american independence


Simon bolivar the liberator latin american nationalism

SIMON BOLIVAR: The LiberatorLatin American Nationalism

Ancient north america cahokia mound builders mississippian cities

ANCIENT NORTH AMERICA:Cahokia Mound Builders & Mississippian Cities

Ancient north america adena hopewell


Anasazi mesa verde cliff dwelling

Anasazi: Mesa Verde Cliff Dwelling

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