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THE OLMEC CIVILIZATION
THE OLMEC CIVILIZATION
ECONOMICS, EASY

What were the classes of citizenship?
Elite and commoners
GEOGRAPHY, EASY

What was the geography like?
Jungle
ECONOMICS, MEDIUM

What did they grow?
Squash, corn, beans, avocados, and peppers
RELIGION/POLITICS, EASY

Who were their rulers?
Priest/kings
ECONOMICS, MEDIUM

How did they communicate?
Through hieroglyphs
RELIGIOUS, HARD

How many gods did they have?
15 gods
ECONOMICS, HARD

When did the Olmec civilization develop?
Around 1200 B.C.
CUTLURE, MEDIUM

Who did they pass on "legend and lore" to?
The Aztecs
TRAVEL, TRADE, AND EXLPORATION
TRAVEL, TRADE, AND EXPLORATION
NAVIGATION

How long was Vasco De Gama's ship lost while sailing around Africa?
96 days
ECONOMICS

What was the most expensieve spice in the 1300's?
Pepper
ECONOMICS

What is a bullion?
Gold that had been melted down into bars, ingots, or a specific weight.
NAVIGATION/ECONOMICS

What was the prize for being the first one to see land on Columbus' voyage?
10,000 maravedis
POLITICS

What was the name of the imaginary line that Pop Alexander VI made in 1494?
The treaty of Tordesillas