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mesoamerica

TermDefinition
VITAL organs of the body essential to life.
ADAPT become adjusted to new conditions.
GLACIER At that time, much of the earth's water froze into huge sheet of ice.
MESOAMERICA A region and cultural area in the Americas
SOUTHAMERICA A continent of the southern Western Hemisphere southeast of North America between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. It extends from the Caribbean Sea southward to Cape Horn.
OLMEC The first major civilization in Mexico following a progressive development in Soconusco
MAYA As Teotihuacan's power spread, a people.
INCA The work of empire building belonged to another people.
AZTEC a member of the American Indian people dominant in Mexico before the Spanish conquest of the 16th century.
CARIBOU a large North American reindeer.
TEOTIHUACAN "Place of the Gods"
TENOCHTITLAN "Place of the prickly pear cactus"
HONDURAS A republic in Central America: an early centre of Mayan civilization; colonized by the Spanish from 1524 onwards; gained independence in 1821. Official language: Spanish; English is also widely spoken. Religion: Roman Catholic majority.
YUCATAN PENINSULA in southeastern Mexico, separates the Caribbean Sea from the Gulf of Mexico, with the northern coastline on the Yucat√°n Channel.
MONOPOLY Sole right , to the trade in obsidian.
CONTINENT is one of several very large landmasses on Earth.
TRADE ROUTE is a logistical network identified as a series of pathways and stoppages used for the commercial transport of cargo.
TRADING EMPIRE A really large commercial network controlled by one company or nation. Examples in history might be the Phoenicians as a nation or the East India Company.
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