Presentation on theme: " In 1492, Christopher Columbus arrived in San Salvador, an island where there were many people that he called “ Indians ”.Before Europeans came to America,"— Presentation transcript:
In 1492, Christopher Columbus arrived in San Salvador, an island where there were many people that he called “ Indians ”.Before Europeans came to America, there were three important Indian civilizations : the Inca in peru, the maya and the Aztec in Mexico and central America
They lived in Peru. They were farmers and engineers. They created water irrigation systems because their land was dry and cool.Then, they lived in the mountainous regions and cultivated corn, cotton,beans and white potato. They domesticated the llama and alpaca, that werw in the Andean Mountains.
The mayas lived in Mexico and central america. They were architects and built large buildings and cities like Chichen Itza and Uxmal. They werw astronomers, too. They invent a calender with 18 mounths.
They werw warrios.They lived in Mexico City is located today.When the Spaniards came, there werw silver and gold.There were huge pyramids,too,because they were great engineers.
TF A)THE MAYAS WERW CARPENTERS / B) THERE WERE HORSES AND DOGS IN PERU / C)THERE WAS CORN IN LATIN AMERICA BEFORE EUROPEANS CAME / D)THERE WAS ONE CITY IN THE MAYA REGION / E)THERE WERW 21 MONTHS IN THE MAYAN CALENDAR /
A)HOW MANY INDIAN CIVILIZATIONS WERE THERE IN LATIN AMERICA. THREE B) THE PERUVIANS CREATED WATER IRRIGATION SYSTEMS BECAUSE THE LAND WAS DRY AND COOL C)TWO IMPORTANT ACTIVITIES OF THE MAYAS WERE: ARCHITECTURE ANS ASTRONOMY D) WHEN THE SPANIARDS CAME TO THE AZTEC EMPIRE, THE WERE: SILVER AND GOLD E ) CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS ARRIVED IN AN ISLAND F ) LLAMAS AND ALPACAS WERE DOMESTICATED BY THE INCAS G )IN THE NORTH OF GAUTEMALA AND SOUTH OF MEXICO THERE ARE MAYAN WHO STILL SPEAK THEIR NATIVE LANGUAGE H) THE MAYAS LIVED IN MEXICO AND CENTRAL AMERICAN AFTER THE AZTECS.