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agriculture farming
Andes Mountains a mountain range in the western portion of South America
Atahualpa the king of the Incas at the time the Spaniards arrived in America
Cahokia a political and religious center for Mississippian culture
cranial deformation a form of body alteration in which the skull of a human being is deformed intentionally. It is done by distorting the normal growth of a child's skull by applying force.
Cusco the capital city of the Incan Empire
earthworks man-made mounds of earth
Francisco Pizarro Spanish conquistador who conquered the Incas
llama a domesticated grazing animal of South America
Machu Picchu “the forgotten city” of the Incas that was used as a retreat for the nobles
palisade a fence made of wooden poles placed upright in the ground
suspension bridge a bridge made with cables and ropes
three sisters crops of corn, beans, and squash, commonly grown together
vertical economy a method of raising animals that grazed in higher elevations and growing crops at lower elevations
wattle and daub the process of making plastered cane matting for the walls of buildings
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