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glyph
pictographs - writing - olmecs, mayans, aztecs
chinampa
artifical islands for farming - "floating gardens" aztecs
tenochtitlan
aztec capital city
huitzilopochtli
aztec sun g-d
sapa inca
inca army commanders
quipu
knotted strings used for inca record keeping
cuzco
inca capital city
machi pichu
inca strong city
aclla
inca mythology
shaman
preists deceptions of jagwares -were-jaguars
monte verde
-known
contriversy
about history
-earliest site of south american civilization
contriversy because the times do not match up, they could not have crossed the land bridge
-history is always changing
olmec influence on myans and aztecs
glyphs, sacrafice, calendars, ball game
whay spanish were able to take over easily
they had:
-guns
-disease
and hourses