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The main food & most important crop of the Mayas was corn or ?

What is maize?

The Mayas used this form of signs and symbols as part of their writing system

What is known as hieroglyphics?

Two great cities of the Mayan Empire?

What are Copan and Tikal?

In 1325, Aztecs built this capitol city, on a floating island. It is now known as Mexico City

What is


(teh nawch tee tlahn)

Aztecs built a great civilization in this area of Middle America

What is the Valley of Mexico?

A knotted string used by the Incas, as a method of keeping records

What is a quipu?

One of the many great accomplishments of the Incas, was this method of carrying water over hundreds of miles to dry land

What is an aqueduct?

The Incas’ method of keeping count of its population

What is a census?

The Incan civilization was located on which coast of South America?

What is the west coast or the Pacific coast?

Today, descendants of the Incas live high in the Andes and they speak

What is Quechua?

(KECH wuh)

People of Spanish and Native American descent

What is a mestizo?

The Line of Demarcation was an imaginary line which decided control of territory of 2 European countries

What are Spain and Portugal?

When Cortes defeated the Aztecs, he did not have as many soldiers, but he did have other factors on his side

What are disease, horses, superior weapons and other Native Americans?

Daily Double

In 1494, the Treaty of Tordesillas set a Line of Demarcation to settle trade rights for Spain, to its west, and Portugal to its east. This was in what L A country?

What is Brazil?

A similarity shared by the Aztec and Incan people

What is being conquered by the Spanish?

Haiti was inspired towards independence by two other revolutions of note

What were the American Revolution and the people’s uprising in France?

Spain divided its territory into provinces. 2 of the most important were called?

What are Peru


New Spain?

Toussaint L’Ouverture was the leader of the rebellion which won the first independence of this Latin American country?

What is Haiti?

Simon Bolivar help lead the fight for independence of Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador and Panama, known as?

What is the

Gran Colombia?

Strict rulers who were concerned mostly with getting rich and holding power

What is a caudillo?

(kaw dee yoh)

Trade between Mexico, Canada and the United States was made easier due to this agreement?

What is NAFTA?

North American Free Trade Agreement

The cause of economic hard times in the 1980s when oil prices went up

What is Latin American countries borrowed money from wealthy countries?

Recently Latin American countries have tried to improve their economies by forming what?

What are trade organizations?


Foreign countries often controlled the economies of Latin American Countries

What is true?

What has become of Aztec chinampas in today’s world?

What is

farmers use it as farmland ?

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