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montezuma
tenochtitlan
mexico
solstice
codex
conquistadors
hieroglyphics
sacrifice
maize
irrigation
aztecs

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Aztec Word Search

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Aztec
calpulli
causeways
chinampas
codex
conquistadors
Hernan Cortes
mesoamerica
Moctezuma
Quetzalcoatl
sacrifice
Tenochtitlan

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Aztec Empire Word Search

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TLAXCALA
CAUSEWAY
CITY-STATE
CODEX
MAIZE
MESOAMERICA
NAHUATL
OMEN
PIPILTIN
SACRIFICE
SMALLPOX
TLATOANI
ADOBE
AMANTECA
AQUEDUCT
CALMECAC
CALPULLI
CHINAMPA
CONQUISTADORS
EMPIRE
HUITZILOPOCHTLI
MACEHUALTIN
MEXICA
MONTEZUMA
OBSIDIAN
OLLAMA
PICTOGRAPH
POCHETA
PYRAMID
TENOCHTITLAN
TOLTECS
TRIBUTE

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Pre-Columbian Americas Word Search

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Indigenous
Chinampa
Chacmool
Sacrifice
Tlaloc
Weaving
Maize
Tortilla
Codex
Hierarchy
Commoners
Nobles
Emperor
Warriors
Slaves
Yucatan Peninsula
Andes Mountains
Hieroglyphic
Tlacopan
Conquistadors
Battle
Tenochtitlan
Massacre
Conquest
Lake Texcoco
Famine
Captive
Colonisation
Discovery
Texcocans
Smallpox
Inca
Mayan
Aztec
Christopher Columbus
MontezumaII

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Spanish Conquest of The Americas Crossword

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A region where North and South America meet, and now includes modern day countries such as Guatemala and Mexico. Mesoamerica
Corn; grown typically in Central or South America. An important Aztec food. maize
A highly contagious disease brough to the Americas by the Europeans. The indigenous people had no immunity to this deadly disease and more than 90% died from it. smallpox
A natural body of water (lake) within the valley of Mexico. LakeTexcoco
A pottery fragment usually unearthed as an archaelogical relic. Also known as potsherds. sherd
A water supply system constructed to convey water over a long gradual slope. aqueduct
A god that is a guardian of protector of something in particular. For example, Chicmexochiti was the patron god of artists. patrongod
The capital city of the Aztec Empire, built in the centre of Lake Texcoco. Tenochtitlan
The exposure of multiple layers beneath Earth's surface so archaelogists can study the artefacts of a site. statigraphy
A small, floating piece of fertile land used for agriculture. chinampa
Aztec emperor who reigned during the Spanish conquest of Tenochtitlan. Montezuma
The offering of a crop or killing of a live animal or person to please a god. sacrifice
The art of decorating something with small pieces of coloured materials such as glass, stones, tiles or shells. mosaic
A road built across a broad body of water or wetland. causeway
A term used to refer to the soldiers and explorers of Spanish or Portuguese Empires in a general sense. Literally, it means 'conqueror'. conquistador
The Spanish conquistador who invaded Aztec territory and took the city of Tenochtitlan. Cortes
Payments, such as goods or services, made by one nation to ensure protection by another. tribute
A glassy, black rock that is formed by cooling lava. obsidian
In Aztec context, the name given to a document written by the Aztecs, which uses mainly pictures to tell a story. codex
A symbol or image used to represent words. glyph

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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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The Aztecs Crossword

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One word in the title Aztecs
A place of worship in the shape of a square based pyramid Temple
A religious leader Priest
The Aztec ruler (male) Emperor
Worshiped by the Aztecs Gods
What the Aztecs did to pay a blood debt to the gods Sacrifice
People who served the wealthy Aztecs Slaves
The Aztec ruler (female) Empress
A person who grows food and looks after crops for their village Farmer
The place of the prickly pear cactus Tenochtitlan
Objects for attacking enemies Weapons
A myth-like story Legend
A belief in, and worship of, a god/gods Religion
An existence after death Afterlife
An Aztec version of a book Codex

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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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SPANISH CONQUEST Word Search

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HISPANIOLA
SLAVE
GOD
GLORY
GOLD
TRADE ROUTES
VOYAGE
QUETZACOATL
SACRIFICE
GODS
RELIGION
NATIVE
EXPLORER
SPAIN
CORN
TENOCHTITLAN
CHIMPANA
MAYA
INCA
AZTEC
CONQUISTADOR

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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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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

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