American? Indian? Amerindian?. MAYA. 1- 300 BCE to 900 CE. 2-Descendants of ancient Asian nomads who crossed the Bering Strait 30,000 years ago. 3-Settled most of southern Mexico. 4-Domesticated native plants such as corn and beans. 5-Religion was
1- 300 BCE to 900 CE
2-Descendants of ancient Asian nomads who crossed the Bering Strait 30,000 years ago
polytheistic (worshipped more than 1 god)
Mayan god of Rain
6-Social Structure led by a ruling class of elites and priests over the peasants and laboring class
8-Developed advanced mathematical formulas
1-1100 CE to 1525 CE
2-Aztecs are also known
as the Mexica
founded the city of Tenochtitlan (now called Mexico City)
4-Social structure included an emperor, noble class, merchant class, labor class, and slaves
6-The capitol city Tenochtitlan ruled over small cities called city-states
7-The Aztecs of Tenochtitlan forced the city-states to worship their god
8-The Aztec Empire eventually failed due to uprisings in the city-states and a final defeat by Spain.
1-400 CE to 1533 CE
4-Early Inca were fishermen and farmers
5-Social structure consisted of the Inca (emperor), royalty, wealthy nobles, and the ayllu (which was the rest of the people)
8-Inca Empire eventually failed due to civil war between two Inca brothers and a final defeat by Spain in 1533
pottery, and masonry, roads, and more!
1-What empire was located in Peru, South America?
1-The Maya were also called what?
2-What was the Capitol city of the Aztec Empire?
3-What country defeated the Aztecs and the Incas?
4-What was the capitol city of the Incan Empire?
5-Term which means “worships more than 1 god”