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3 Ruins & artifacts Misc LocationCulture Notable Names Technology

4 The present day country, containing the ruins from Aztec and Mayan civilizations.

5 What is Mexico? $100

6 The modern day country in South America, high in the Andes Mountains, that was home to the Incan empire.

7 What is Peru? $200

8 The city that currently resides in the same location as the Aztecs former capital city.

9 What is Mexico City? $300

10 The country, located in Europe, that was the birth place for some of the most influential explorers and conquistadors including the conqueror of the Aztecs.

11 What is Spain? $400

12 Of all the empires we have studied, this one is the largest and owned the most land.

13 What is the Incan Empire? $500

14 One of the most important parts of the Aztec culture, this religious practice was central to keeping their gods alive.

15 What is human sacrifice? $100

16 This animal is frequently seen in ancient Latin American art, sculpture and mythology. It symbolizes power, beauty and strength.

17 What is the jaguar? $200

18 Parents in the Mayan culture arrange these between their daughters and sons Parents in the Mayan culture arrange these between their daughters and sons

19 What are marriages? $300

20 This animal is used today for its warm coat. It was also used by the Incas for its wool to make warm clothing.

21 What are llamas? $400

22 This group is closely related to the ancient Egyptians. They built pyramids, wrote in hieroglyphics and lived fairly isolated lives.

23 Who were the Mayans? $500

24 An illiterate, greedy European, he was the conqueror of the Aztecs. He actually didnt like his own name, although he could not write it. He preferred the shorter version of his name... Hernan

25 Who was Hernando Cortes? $100

26 The name of the city built on a lake, the capital of the Aztecs

27 What is Tenochtitlan? $200

28 The man who came from Europe and who, after a civil war, became the conqueror of the Incas.

29 Who was Francisco Pizarro? $300

30 Tikal, Machu Picchu, and Tenochtitlan

31 What are the ancient capital cities? $400

32 Aztec men became heroes by having victory in battle or by winning at tlachtli, an Aztec game involving stone hoops, the suns shadow and a ball made out of this material.

33 What is rubber? $500

34 The ruins of this civilization includes the city of Chichen Itza.

35 What is the Aztec civilization? $100

36 The conquistadors used this weapon to give them advantage over the native populations. It was effective because of the loud sound and long range.

37 What is a gun? $200

38 The ancient ruins of the Mayans include this large structure that was used as a temple. It is also another name for a geometric solid.

39 What is a pyramid? $300

40 The conquistadors refused to adapt to the land and environment. They wore their heavy armor, breast plates, and this plumed article.

41 What is a helmet? $400

42 These symbols were used by the Mayans to show the value of one and five.

43 What are dots and dashes? $500

44 This group terraced their fields so they could farm in the sloping highlands of the mountains.

45 Who were the Incas? $100

46 The Aztec capital city was built on a lake by running these objects down through to the lake floor.

47 What are poles? $200

48 The ancient Aztecs developed one, in the shape of a circle. It was surprisingly accurate at measuring passing time and the seasons.

49 What is a calendar? $300

50 This cultures writings were destroyed because they were believed by the conquistadors to be promoting evil practices.

51 What was the Mayan culture? $400

52 The ancient civilizations did not have strong metals, so to make weapons, tools, and ceremonial knives they used bronze, stone or this material.

53 What is bone? $500

54 The entire look at a people, their beliefs, religion, government, language, economics, and customs

55 What is culture? $100

56 Men from Europe who sought power and wealth by gaining dominance over another people.

57 What are conquistadors? $200

58 All three religions had a god representing this object or worshipped it directly.

59 What is the sun? $300

60 The Aztec religion required their children to attend

61 What is school? $400

62 Traditional instruments, such as the flute and drum, a large part of a culture is found in this

63 What is music? $500


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