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what indicates that teotihuacan probably used its military to expand its trade relations?

the discovery of representations of soldiers in teotihuacan dress in the maya region of guatamala

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typically, maya military forces sought to secure

Captives rather than territiory

2

what is NOT true about the postclassic period in mesoamerica?

Population decreased

3

what is NOT true of the toltecs?

unlike earlier mesoamerican societies, they never practiced human sacrifice

4

what percentage of the aztec capital's food requirement was met by tribute from the conquered peoples?

25%

5

what did huitzilopochtli need to sustain him in his daily struggle to bring the sun's warmth to the world?

a constant supply of human hearts

6

what is the most likely reason that the sites in Chaco Canyon were abandoned by the Anasazi?

a long drought which undermined the agricultural economy

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which of the following is NOT an attribute of north american chiefdoms?

they managed large groups of people to build monumental architecture

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to grow maize, squash and beans?

they learned it from contact with cultures living between them and mesoamerica

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unique environmental challenges led to especially distinctive highland and coastal cultures in

The Andes

10

all scholars agree that the cultural center of wari

scholars don't agree, there are many unproven theories

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which of the following has allowed scholars to trace wari's expanding power?

tracing the spread of wari pottery

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the inca civilization was originally based on

reciprocal gift giving and the redistribution of food and textiles

13

the inca conquest of large populations in environmentally distinct regions permitted economic growth, but

it reduced equality among people

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inca prosperity and military strength depended on

llamas and alpacas