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Aztec & Mayan Empire. Incan Empire. Latin American Independence. Past to Present. European Conquest. Vocabulary. 1pt. 1 pt. 1 pt. 1pt. 1 pt. 2 pt. 2 pt. 2pt. 2pt. 2 pt. 3 pt. 3 pt. 3 pt. 3 pt. 3 pt. 4 pt. 4 pt. 4pt. 4 pt. 4pt. 5pt. 5 pt. 5 pt. 5 pt. 5 pt.

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Aztec &

Mayan

Empire

Incan

Empire

Latin American

Independence

Past to

Present

European

Conquest

Vocabulary

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


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What is maize?


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


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What is known as hieroglyphics?


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Two great cities of the Mayan Empire?


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What are Copan and Tikal?


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


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What is

Tenochtitlan?

(teh nawch tee tlahn)


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Aztecs built a great civilization in this area of Middle America


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What is the Valley of Mexico?


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


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What is a quipu?


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


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What is an aqueduct?


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The Incas’ method of keeping count of its population


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What is a census?


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


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What is the west coast or the Pacific coast?


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


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What is Quechua?

(KECH wuh)


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People of Spanish and Native American descent


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What is a mestizo?


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


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What are Spain and Portugal?


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


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


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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?


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What is Brazil?


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A similarity shared by the Aztec and Incan people


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What is being conquered by the Spanish?


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Haiti was inspired towards independence by two other revolutions of note


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


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


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What are Peru

and

New Spain?


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


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What is Haiti?


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


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What is the

Gran Colombia?


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


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What is a caudillo?

(kaw dee yoh)


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


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What is NAFTA?

North American Free Trade Agreement


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


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What is Latin American countries borrowed money from wealthy countries?


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


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What are trade organizations?


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True/False

Foreign countries often controlled the economies of Latin American Countries


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What is true?


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


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What is

farmers use it as farmland ?


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