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a period of extreme cold during which much of Earth's water was frozen into glaciers
Ice Age
the Inca's capital located in Peru
Cuzco
a land bridge from Asia to Americas
Beringia
the practice of people owning other people and forcing them to work
slavery
a huge sheet of ice
glacier
a culture that has complex systems of government, education, religion, and often many people living in cities
civilizations
the place where Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, and Arizona meet
Four (4) Corners
a method of supplying dry land with water through a series of ditches or pipes
irrigation
to spend most of one's time doing one kind of job
specialization
means "land of the prickly pear cactus"
Tenochtitlan
"Before Christ"
Used to indicate a year occurring before the birth of Jesus Christ.
B.C.
100 years


('cent' means 100)
century
10 years

('dec' means 10)
decade
means "anno Domini" ...
or in the year of the Lord.

A.D. is used for dates after the birth of Jesus Christ.
A.D.