Presentation on theme: "Section 1: The Earliest Americans Section 2: Cultures of North America"— Presentation transcript:
1 Section 1: The Earliest Americans Section 2: Cultures of North America CHAPTER 9The AmericasSection 1: The Earliest AmericansSection 2: Cultures of North AmericaSection 3: Mesoamerica and Andean South America
2 SECTION 1The Earliest AmericansQuestion:How did communities that were primarily hunters differ from those that were primarily farmers?
3 nomadic groups on the move SECTION 1The Earliest AmericansCommunitiesFood SourcesHuntingFarmingnomadic groups on the moveconstantly changingsettled townsstable and reliable
4 Question: How did geography or climate influence peoples’ way of life? SECTION 2Cultures of North AmericaQuestion:How did geography or climate influence peoples’ way of life?
5 hunting, fishing, farming SECTION 2Cultures of North AmericaRegionWay of Lifeseacoastfishingdesertirrigated farminghigh plainshunting buffaloforest regionhunting, fishing, farming
6 SECTION 3Israel and the Occupied TerritoriesMesoamerica and Andean South AmericaQuestion:What are some important characteristics or achievements of the Olmec, Maya, and Toltec peoples?
7 Mesoamerica and Andean South America SECTION 3Mesoamerica and Andean South AmericaOlmecMayaToltecwriting system with “glyphs”capital of Tulacarved giant stone headsstudied astronomyintroduced metalworkingworshiped part-jaguar goddeveloped calendarworshiped Quetzalcoatl
8 Chapter Wrap-Up CHAPTER 9 1. How did climate changes allow for migration into the Western Hemisphere?2. What ideas in astronomy, mathematics, and architectural engineering developed in Mesoamerica and Peru?3. Why did the Aztec face revolts from the people they had conquered?