Ruins of ancient Inca city shown on page 465
In 1440 this emperor began to expand the Inca Empire. Refer to timeline p.465
This group began to build large cities in the Americas in 200AD
Aztec capital established in 1325 AD
In 1519 AD this Spanish conquistador arrived in Mexico.
In 1537 this conquistador conquered the Inca Empire.
The language of the Inca
Food source of all mesoamerican groups
Raised roads across water or wet ground
Buildings used to study astronomy
Spanish soldiers
This Mayan king constructed temples to record his achievements
Major Maya city located between Maya highlands and lowlands with large temples
Mayans worshipped many gods: sun god, moon goddess- this is called
On special occasions, to please their gods, Mayans and Aztecs made human __________
Aztecs created floating gardens called
Famous Aztec ruler who welcomed Hernan Cortes
What Cortes really wanted from the Aztecs
Inca labor tax
Inca's were master builders and well known for their expert ________
This country took over the Inca Empire and most of Mexico for 300 years
Based on p.484, the Incas were amazing engineers and constructed many _____
Inca knotted cord/rope records
Incas did not sacrifice humans, but instead sacrificed _____
This empire dominated modern day Chile, along the western coast of South America
Mountain range near Inca Empire

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