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Incas/Mississippians

TermDefinition
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
Created by: cleibengood