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How did the first Americans enter the Americas?
A. The Bering Land Bridge
B. By Christopher Columbus' boat - the Santa Maria
C. With Marco Polo

A. The Bering Land Bridge

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Why did the first Americans make their way to North America?
A. In search of better paying jobs
B. In search of food (bison, caribou)
C. In search of freedom of religion

B. In search of food (bison, caribou)

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What mountain chain did the Inca Empire sit upon?
A. Rocky Mountains
B. Himalayan Mountains
C. Andes Mountains

C. Andes Mountains

3

Why did Native Americans begin to form villages and ending their nomadic traveling?
A. Farming
B. No animals left to hunt
C. They began buying their products

A. Farming

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Which Mesoamerican civilization used human sacrifice to strengthen their god of war?
A. Incas
B. Aztecs
C. Maya

B. Aztecs

5

What does the word Mesoamerica mean?
A. Ancient America
B. Middle America
C. Farming America

B. Middle America

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Which Mesoamerica civilization ended with out a trace (we do not know what happened to it)?
A. Incas
B. Aztecs
C. Maya

C. Maya

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What is considered the Mother Culture do Mesoamerican civilization?
A. Olmec
B. Inca
C. Maya

A. Olmec

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Which Mesoamerican civilization had its capital near present day Mexico?
A. Incas
B. Aztecs
C. Maya

B. Aztecs