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main group in the Southwet-Chaco Canyon
Anasazi
major roup=lived in long houses
Iroquois
12-200 feet long; where Iroquois lived
Longhouse
Aztech monarch who believed Cortes was a god at first
Montezuma
major urban center near Ecuador
Moche
very important god to the Aztec
Quetzalcoatl
area of Mexico and Central America
Mesoamerica
fierce warlike people who conquered Mayan lands and built palaces
Toltec
landed in South America; conquered the Inca
Pizarro
powerful city thaat wanted to gain control of everything
Cuzco
landed in Veracruz-made alliance with city states tired of Aztec rule
Cortes
oldest major city in the America
Caral
sun dried brickss to make houses
adobe
1st settlers-settled on the tundra-houses made of stone and turf
Inuit
writing system the Maya used
Hieroglyphs
system of knottedf strings used by Incapeple to keep records
Quipu
messsenger system using a series of runners
Chasquis
goods or money paid by conquered people to their conquerers
tribute
Indian name for corn
Maize
group of people from the same family
clan
storied house
pueblo
Eastern woodlands that created massive mounds to bury the dead
mound builderss