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aztecs
chief god
huitzilopochtli
itzamna
la venta
mayans
olmec
san lorenzo
teotihuacan
tres zapotes
xipe totec
yucatan

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Mesoamerica Word Search

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Tikal
Adobe
Irrigation
Tenochtitlan
Yucatan Peninsula
Mexico
Quipu
Zapotecs
Olmecs
Architecture
Mayans
Aztecs
Inca Empire
Peru
Incan Religion
Incan Royals
Specialized Professions
Terrace Farming
City of Cuzco
Sapa Inca
Pachacuti
Machu Picchu

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Riddles of the Aztec Crossword

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Our main language (six letters) Nahuatl
An ancient ancestor of our Aztec Tribe (starts with T) Tenoch
We call ourselves this to connect ourselves with Colhuacán, the center of the most civilized people in the valley of Mexico (2 words) Culhua Mexica
The Mystical name for Lake Texcoco (Starts with M) Metzlipán
Our Great city Tenochtitlan
The dog-headed god (starts with x) Xolotl
The Sun god (15 letters) Huitzilopochtli
The 1st leader of our Aztec Civilization (starts with A) Acamapichtil
What we are known for Agriculture
Our homeland before we moved to Tenochtitlan (6 letters) Aztlan
A raised path or road that we use to get over land or water causeway
Our loyal ruler when the Spanish arrived (9 letters) Montezuma II
Our God of the Spring season (2 words) Xipe Totec
Long distance traders of our tribe (9 letters, starts with P) pochtecah
God of Rain and Fertility Tlaloc
"Feathered Serpent" - God of the Wind, Earth, and Sky (12 letters) Quetzalcoatl
Artificial islands in Lake Texcoco built by us for farming firs (4 letters are chin) chinampas
The God of Rain and Fertility Tlaloc
Books that are written in pictures Codex
Large stone disk with a carved decoration representing our belief of the sun and passage and passage of time (2 words) Sun Stone
Arranged wars to get captives to sacrifice to the god Flowery wars

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The Olmec Civilization Word Search

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chocolate
jaguars
jade
gods
obsidian
mica
mirrors
sculptures
ball games
stone heads
calendars
irrigation
pottery
religion
pyramids
san lorenzo
artists
civilization
mesoamerica
trade
mexico
guatemala

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Mayan Vocabulary Crossword

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a cultural region which is made up of Mexico and Central America. Some of the earliest civilizations in the Americas developed in Mesoamerica. MesoAmerica
the Native American name for corn. Maize
the earliest American civilization that emerged in the tropical forests along the Gulf of Mexico, which lasted from about 1500 B.C. to 400 B.C. Olmecs
tall stone monuments sculpted by the Mayans. These carvings preserve striking images of nobles, warrior and powerful rulers. They also represent the Maya gods. Stela
lies in the high plateau of central Mexico where after about A.D 1200, bands of nomadic people migrated to. Valley of Mexico
founded as the capital city of the Aztecs I A.D. 1325. Tenochtitlan
artificial islands made of mud piled atop reed mats that were anchored to the shallow lake bed with willow trees. Chinampas
clever, original and effective. Ingenious
payment from conquered people helped the Aztecs turn their capital into a magnificent city. Tribute
a city that dominated life in the Valley of Mexico from about A.D. 200 to A.D. 750. The city was well planned with wide roads, massive temples, and large apartments buildings to house a population of about 200,000. Teotihuacan

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Ancient Civilizations Word Search

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Quetzelcoatl
god
glory
gold
empire
Atahualpa
Pizzaro
chocolate
carts
Horses
Machu Picchu
steel weapons
smallpox
calendars
polytheistic
worship
sacrifice
Sun god
terracing
Chichen Itza
Olmec
Tenochtitlan
Cortez
Montezuma
warrior
slashandburn
chinampas
Inca
Aztec
Mayan

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Mesoamerica Crossword

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Built large elaborate mounds used as tombs or for ceremonies Hopewell
Lived in villages that consisted of longhouses surrounded by wooden fences for protection Iroquois
150-200 feet in length covered in bark housing about a dozen families Longhouse
Groups of related families in the Iroquois tribe Clans
Helped to create an alliance of five groups called the Iroquois League Haiwathe
Tribe who depended on the buffalo for survival Plains Tribe
Constructed from buffalo skins stretched over poles Tepees
Established extensive farming society in the Southwest Anasazi
Was civilized prior to the arrival of the Spanish Mesoamerica
Known for the jaguar god, pyramids, hieroglyphics and astronomical calendar Olmec
Known for solar and ritual calendars, hieroglyphics and human sacrifice Zapotec
Known for gods with human and feline traits, no calendar or written language Chavin
Known for human sacrifice, pyramids, ritual, solar and long count calendars and hieroglyphics Maya
Warlike people, brought metal-working to Mesoamerica, first peopel in region to work in gold, silver and copper Toltec
Known for multiple gods, human sacrifice, worship of Huitzilopochtli, written and civil calendars, anwrd itten language Aztec
Capital of Aztec civlization, present day Mexico City Tenochtitlan
Leader of Aztecs Montezuma
Aztec god, according to Aztec folklore believed would return reincarnated and Aztecs thought Spanish were his followers Quetzalcoatl
Aztec god of war and of the sun Huitzilopochtli
Swampy artificial islands for farming crisscrossed by canals of the Aztecs Chinampas
Known for use of images of animals so large can only be seen from the air Nazca
Said to be the precursor to the Incas, centered on warfare and human sacrifice Moche
Abandoned city of Incas Machu Picchu
Way to record expenses Quipu
Major city of Incas Cuzco
Human sacrifice, polytheists, massive stone structures without mortar, over 24,800 miles of road Incas

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Spanish speaking countries Word Search

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Santo Domingo
Madrid
Espana
San Juan
Puerto Rico
San Salvador
El Salvador
Managua
Nicaragua
Tegucigalpa
Honduras
La Republica Dominicana
San Jose
Costa Rica
La cidad de Guataemala
Guatemala
La cidad de Panama
Panama
Mexico DF
Mexico

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Mexico Crossword

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What is the capital of Mexico? Mexico City
What City is known for it's tiles? Puebla
What city was closed the summer of 2016 because of teacher's strikes? Oaxaca
What city in the Yucatan is walled in? Campeche
Which ocean is west of Mexico? Pacific
What body of water is east of Mexico? Gulf of Mexico
Which Mayan site has the most tourists in the Yucatan? Chichen Itza
What famous Meciso City museum housed the countries top murals? Bellas Artes
What famous artist was married to Deigo Rivera? Frieda Kahlo
Between November and March each year, what type of butterflies migrate to central Mexico? Monarch
In which colonial Yucatan city can you atten a free outdoor city? Merida
Don't forget to pack your bathing suit when you visit these ruins. Tulum
Visit this Island by ferry from Playa del Carmen. Cozumel
This beach resort was badly damanged by hurricanes Wilma and Emily. Cancun
This is the Mexican currency. Pesos

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Spanish Conquest of the Aztecs Crossword

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The Spanish arrived in Mexico in 1519
The capital city of the Aztecs was tenochtitlan
The children of Spanish and Aztecs were called... mestizos
The leader of th Spanish was called Hernan... Cortez
The leader of the Aztecs at the time of the invasion Moctezuma
The Spanish soldiers were called Conquistadors
The last Aztec emperor Cuauhtémoc
Date of The night of sorrows June 201520
The Spanish allied with the... Tlaxcalans
"Protector of the indies"- Father ... de Las Casas Bartolome
The Aztec god of the sun Huitzilopochtli
When Cortez first arrived the Spanish though that he was... Quetzalcoatl
the Aztec empire fell in... 1521
The main Aztec temple was called the Temple... Mayor
The Aztecs were made slaves through the ... system encomienda
The Spanish translator was called La Malinche
The Spanish spread diseases such as smallpox, mumps,... and measles Typhus
The Spanish religion Christianity
The capital city of the Aztecs was in lake... Texcoco

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The Incan, Mayan, and Aztec Civilizations Crossword

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location of the Aztecs Acrid Valley
The Incas believed the ________ were sacred Mountains
Official language of the Incas Quecha
Lived in modern day Guatemala Mayans
One achievement of these three civilizations Calendars
An important part of all three civilizations Trade
Type of religion (all three) Polytheistic
Represented by Machu Picchu Incas
The __________ civilization was divided into city-states ruled by kings Mayan
The Incan civilization was ruled by _________ Emperors
The mayans were represented by _____________ Tenochtitlan

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