Flashcards in Chapter 20 Deck (45):
Where is tenochtitlan
Modern Day Mexico City, Mexico on Lake Texcoco, capital city of Aztec empire.
Where and what is lake texcoco
The lake that Tenochtitlan was built on, in modern day mexico
Where is the American Southwest? What is it's importance
Contains modern day arizona, new mexico, texas, the people native to that land were the pueblo people who sometimes traded with the Mexica people
A group of Polynesian islands in the pacific ocean, native islanders are the Hawaiian people.
Mountain range in south america that goes down almost the entire western coast of South America. lots of People of the inca empire called cities built in the andes home
Temples are a place of worship. Where prayer, sacrifice, and tribute are paid.
A warehouse in which governments would hold taxes from workers and use this storage to support those in need.
A crop that can be directly linked to the migration of Polynesians
A system used both by the Incas and Aztecs which helped the rise of both empires. These ways helped subdue and control their population
The pueblos and Navajos relied primarily on this food. cousin of corn
What countries are included in Oceania?
Australia, New Zealand, Micronesia, + Polynesia
What was built at Nan Madol?
Massive stone palace and administrative center.
What empire was the city of Tula a part of?
What was at Cahokia?
Large mounds that show the population of some mound-building people.
Cuzco was the capital of which empire?
what is another name for the Aztecs
what are the native nomadic peoples of Australia called
Nation of north american native american tribes
What native american group outlived the Aztec nation and came to dominance mostly after the decline of the Aztecs in Mexico?
the most prominent group of native people in South American History; they presided in the Andean highlands and the pacific coast
Area New Zealand travelers went to
Capital of Chimu
Capital of Inca empire
Capital of Aztec empire
Mound structure. Center of trade for Iroquois people
Who made up the triple alliance?
The Mexica, texcoco, and tlacopan
A rich and fertile muck was taken from the bottom of the lake and put into agricultural land plots called what?
Mexica community groups
Incan mnemonic aid comprised of colored strings and knots
Ceremonial temple structures in pacific societies
What vegetable was important for the Maori population of New Zealand because they could not grow staple crops in their conditions?
The pacific oceana had what form of social structure when the Europeans arrived?
Hierarchical Social Structure
What was one major motive for voyages in the Oceania?
In the pacific islands they established well organized agricultural society and what?
What was stocked in state storehouses?
Agricultural surpleses and craft products such as textiles
Who were the Maori.
The Aboriginal peoples of New Zealand
Who were the Pueblo?
An Native American people in the Southwestern US. Noted for multistoried adobe houses.
Who were the Navajo?
An American Indian tribe, also of the Southwestern US. Especially of Arizona and New Mexico.
Who were the Polynesians?
People of Polynesia - region of thousands of islands in the Southern Pacific Ocean.
Who were the Chavin or Chavín?
The Chavín were a civilization that developed in the northern Andean highlands of Peru from 900 BC to 200 BC and expanded along the coast.
A way to please the gods involving multiple ceremonies and rituals which accommodate this central religion feature
Talking knots; Incan way of recording things and statistics; different colored strings with knots on them which represent the base ten units
A major economic material- used as early currency; volcanic "glass"
Universal in gender, political status, religion; set of laws for the ancient Hawaiian code of conduct of laws and regulations.