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aZTEC
HORSE
FRANSISCOPIZARRO
CONQUISTADOR
sOUTHAMERICA
MONTEZUMA
HERNANCORTES
ATAHAULPA
INCA
TENOCHTLAN
COLOMBIANEXCHANGE
NAHUATL
NEWWORLD
oLDwORLD
qUECHUA

Mesoamerica Crossword

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corn Maize
a region a region that includes the southern part of Mexico and parts of central America Mesoamerica
a sharp glass like volcanic rock Obsidian
a Mayan king has a temple built in Palenque where he was buried Pacal
buildings to study astronomy Observatories
Maya legends and history were written in this book Popol Vuh
raised roads across water or wet ground Causeways
the soldiers that came to spread the catholic religion Conquistadors
a man who led a group of conquistadors, who eventually take over the Aztec Hernan Cortes
The last Aztec emperor who was conquered by the Spanish Moctezuma
Another name for the type of ancient book the Aztec used Codex
Inca ruler who helped the Inca expanded their territory greatly Pachacuti
The Incas established official language Quechua
Animals that are related to camels, but native to South America Llamas
A man who led a group of  conquistadors, who eventually took over the Inca Francisco Pizarro
stonework Masonry

Early Americas, Aztecs, and Incas Word Search

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masonry
Francisco Pizarro
Atahualpa
llamas
Quechua
Pachacuti
codex
Moctezuma II
Hernán Cortés
conquistadors
causeways
Popol Vuh
observatories
Pacal
obsidian
maize
Mesoamerica

Age of Exploration Crossword

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first European to make it to India by sea daGama
explorer who is given credit for "discovering" the Americas Columbus
his crew was the first to circumnavigate the globe Magellan
first European to sail to the southern tip of Africa Diaz
the wife of King Ferdinand of Spain. She and her husband sponsored Columbus' voyages Isabella
Spanish conquistador who defeated the Aztec Cortes
Spanish conquistador who defeated the Inca Pizarro
Spanish explorer who claimed Florida in his search for the "Fountain of Youth" Poncedeleon
Muslim explorer who led the Ming voyages in Chinese history ZhengHe
large Chinese ships Junk
navigational instrument Compass
the transfer of plants, animals, and diseases between the Old and New Worlds ColumbianExchange
a labor system in which a person is seen as property slavery
the most economically valuable agricultural product grown in Latin America Sugar
name given to the voyage made by many slaves during their forced migration from Africa to the Americas MiddlePassage
labor system used by the Inca Mita
Prince of Portugal who sponsored voyages of exploration HenrytheNavigator
famous silver mine in South America Potosi
economic philosophy that encouraged countries to accumulate as much wealth as possible by exploiting colonies for resources mercantilism
dominant religion of Latin America following European settlement Catholicism

Social Studies Word Search

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old world
new world
columbian exchange
indigenous population
pizarro
sapa inca
quecha
aztec
inca
cusco
montezuma
cortes
conquistador
nahuatl
atahualpa

Maya, Inca, and Aztec Crossword

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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

"Place of the prickly pear cactus", capital of the Aztec Empire Tenochtitlan
He found the pacific ocean Vasco Nunez De Balboa
A rope with knotted cords of different lengths and colors quipu
"floating gardens" Aztec way of farming land surrounded by swamps chinampa
Incan settlement in the Andes north-west of Cuzco, Peru machu picchu
Land mass in southern mexico extending north-east into the Gulf of Mexico Yucatan peninsula
City in southern Peru Cuzco
Civilization of Mesoamerica located in the valley of Mexico aztec
The global exchange of people, goods, technology, ideas, and diseases that began after Christopher Columbus' voyages columbian exchange
Civilization located in South America in the Indies Mts. inca
Political agreements between people or states to work together alliance
A device used for finding latitude at sea astrolabe
Books used by Aztecs to record their religion and history codices
one of the oldest and largest Mayan cities Tikal
Ruler of Inca at the time of the spanish conquest atahualpa
A land between north and south America Mesoamerica
He found more of canada up north Henry hudson
the founder of Canada, also a french explorer Jacques cartier
Island in the west Indies hispaniola
Portuguese explorer who traveled around the world ferdinand magellan
He accidently found the americas christopher columbus
Portuguese explorer who tried to get to India Vasco da gama
the science of map making cartography
A device used to find direction while traveling compass
The mayan word for flat region Peten
Conquistador who conquered the Inca empire francisco pizarro
Conquistador who conquered the Aztec empire Hernan Cortes
Spanish conqueror or soldier in the Americas Conquistador
The Aztec emperor before Hernan Cortes Montezuma
Civilization of Mesoamerica located in the yucatan peninsula Maya

latin americia Word Search

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spanish
portugeese
almec
quechea
techotitlian
franciso pizarro
maya
corn god
human sacrafices
sun god
Inca
atahualpa
mesoamericia
aztecs
hernan cortes
montezuma

Latin America History Menu Boared Breakfest Word Search

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This word search contains the following answers:

Quechua
Nahuatl
Incas
Aztecs
Disease
Christianity
Atahualpa
Fransico Pizzaro
Montezuma
Hernan cortez
Conquistador
Mesoamerica
Columbian exchange
Old World
New World

The Age of Exploration Crossword

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Spanish conqueror of Mexico Hernan Cortes
took the lead in European exploration Portugal
went around the cape and cut across the Indian ocean to the coast of India Vasco de Gama
a thriving spice trade port melaka
believed he could reach Asia by sailing west instead of east around Africa Christopher Columbus
Christopher Columbus explored these coastlines cuba
persuaded the king of Spain to finance his voyage to Asia through the western hemisphere Ferdinand Magellan
explored the New England coastline of the Americas for England John Cabot
his letters described the land he saw led to the use of the name America Amerigo Vespucci
individuals with firearms, organizational skills, and determination that led to success conquistadors
Aztec monarch montezuma
landed on the pacific coast of south America with 180 men Francisco Pizarro
the right of landowners to use native Americans as laborers encomienda
the exchange of plants and animals between Europe and Asia columbian exchange
a settlement of people living in a new territory, linked to a parent country colony
a set of principles that dominated society mercantilism
the difference in value between what a nation imports and what it exports balance of trade
payments subsides
large agricultural estates plantations
connected Europe, Asia, and Africa triangular trade
the middle portion of the triangular trade route middle passage
"so great is the corruption that our country is being completely depopulated" king afonso
pulled into the slave trade benin
in the 1500's Portugal came to dominate this land Brazil
Spanish and Portuguese officials who had been born in Europe peninsulares
descendants of Europeans born in Latin America creoles
offspring of Europeans and Native Americans mestizos
offspring of Africans and Europeans mulattoes

Aztec, Maya, and Inca Empires Crossword

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clay from which bricks are made adobe
an agreement establishing an association between groups alliance
domesticated llama with long silky fleece alpaca
a mountain range in South America running 5000 miles along the Pacific coast Andes
an anthropologist who studies prehistoric culture archaeologist
the branch of physics that studies celestial bodies astronomy
a member of the Nahuatl people who established an empire in Mexico that was overthrown by Cortes in 1519 Aztec
exchange goods without involving money barter
tropical American tree producing cacao beans cacao
a member of an American Indian people of Yucatan and Belize and Guatemala who had a culture (which reached its peak between AD 300 and 900) characterized by outstanding architecture and pottery and astronomy Maya
Inca Emperor Pachacuti rises to power and transforms his kingdom into the largest empire in South America. Inca empire
The goverment born into leadership Bureaucracy

Latin America Word Search

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Tenochtitlan
Latin America
Spanish
Raul Castro
fidel castro
Civilizations
Triangular Trade
Cuban Revolution
Cuba
Zapitistas
Columbian exchange
Simon Bolivar
Hernan Cortes
inca
Aztec