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1

maize

or corn

2

observatories

or buildings from which people could study the sky.

3

causeways

raised roads across water or wet ground

4

conquistadors

or Spanish conquerors

5

Hernan Cortes

their motives were to find gold

6

Moctezuma

cautiously welcomed strangers

7

Pachacuti

began to expand Inca territory

8

Quechua

an official Inca language

9

masonry

or stonework

10

Atahualpa

fought to clam the throne

11

Francisco Pizarro

when Atahualpa cam to meet the group the Spanish attacked

12

aspect

of Daily life

13

rebel

against their rules

14

motive

were to find gold

15

distribute

goods collected through the mita