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Chapter 16 Test

Lesson 1-4

What did hunter-gatherers cross to get to North America? The Bering Strait
Who were the first Americans? Early hunter-gatherers
Where were the Pacific Northwestern Native Americans located? Oregon to Alaska
Who faced a harsh environment? Southwestern Native Americans
The Anasazi lived where? Present days states of Utah, Arizona, Colorado, and New Mexico
The woods east of the Mississippi River is where which Native American group is located? Southeastern Native American
The Northeastern Native Americans started which successful alliance? Iroquois League
What is a totem? A natural object that a person uses to show its identity
Where did the Mayans develop? Southern Mexico and Northern Central America
Who existed between 250 and 900 AD Mayans
Tikal is a city of what civilization? Maya
Each Mayan was ruled by who? a God-King
Who made up the bottom of the Mayan Social Class? Farmers
How many Mayan calendars were there? Two
The famous Mayan book about the story of the worlds creation is called what? Popul Vuh
One reason for the decline of the Maya was overuse of natural resources
The Aztecs lived in what country? Mexico
Who rose to power around 900 AD Toltecs
What was the most important trade item in the Valley of Mexico Obsidian
The Quetzacoatl was what? A feathered serpant
Around 1200 AD who began to gain power? The Aztecs
The Triple Alliance became what? The leading power in the Valley of Mexico
What was the Aztec religion Polytheistic
What city had a huge religious complex at its center? Tenochtitlan
During which leader's rule did the Aztec Empire begin having problems with? Montezuma II
Created by: Charles Bubbles