Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Unit 13 - Maya, etc.

Vocab for Unit 13 - Maya, Aztec, Inca

Mesoamerica term for the land between the United States and South America
theocracy type of government where the political leaders are also the religious leaders.
conquistador Spanish conqueror. Examples: Francisco Pizarro and Hernan Cortez
chinampas floating gardens used by the Aztec to adapt to their surroundings and build a large empire
Francisco Pizarro conquistador responsible for the fall of the Inca Empire
Hernan Cortezc conquistador responsible for the fall of the Aztec Empire
Andes Mountain range that was the home of the Inca Empire
terrace farming method of agriculture in which steps were carved into the mountains. Used by Inca, Mongols, Japanese, etc. Is an example of adapting to their environment.
smallpox disease responsible for the death of up to 90 percent of the Native population of the Americas
Inca South American Civilization centered in the Andes mountains
Aztec Mesoamerican civilization that began on an island in the center of Lake Texcoco
Created by: mrfordglobal