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Mesoamerica VOCAB

TermDefinition
Adapt To be suitable in the environment
Vital Absolutely necessary
Glacier a slowly moving mass or river of ice formed by the accumulation and compaction of snow on mountains or near the poles.
Mesoamerica Middle of the america as'' Southern Mexico Central america and parts of south america.Where per-columbian civilization flourished.
Southamerica A continent of the southern Western Hemisphere southeast of North America between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans
Olmec a member of a prehistoric people inhabiting the coast of Veracruz and western Tabasco on the Gulf of Mexico, who established what was probably the first Mesoamerican civilization.
Maya the power by which the universe becomes manifest; the illusion or appearance of the phenomenal world.
INCA a South American hummingbird having mainly blackish or bronze-colored plumage with one or two white breast patches.
Aztec a member of the American Indian people dominant in Mexico before the Spanish conquest of the 16th century.
Carlbou a large North American reindeer.
TEOTIHUACAN Teotihuacan was one of the most remarkable cities of the ancient world
TENOCHTITLAN The ancient capital of the Aztec empire, founded circa 1320
HONDURAS Republic in Central America, bordered by the Caribbean Sea to the north, Nicaragua to the east and south, El Salvador and the Pacific Ocean to the southwest, and Guatemala to the west
YUCATAN PENINSULA The Yucatán Peninsula in southeastern Mexico, separates the Caribbean Sea from the Gulf of Mexico, with the northern coastline on the Yucatán Channel.
MONOPOLY the exclusive possession or control of the supply or trade in a commodity or service.
CONTINENT any of the world's main continuous expanses of land (Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, South America).
TRADE ROUTE A trade route is a logistical network identified as a series of pathways and stoppages used for the commercial transport of cargo
TRADING EMPIRE Just give me a meaning and that's it!
ECONOMY the wealth and resources of a country or region, especially in terms of the production and consumption of goods and services.
SOCIAL of or relating to society or its organization.
POLITICAL of or relating to the government or the public affairs of a country
ENVIRONMENT the surroundings or conditions in which a person, animal, or plant lives or operates
PACHACUTI Pachacuti Inca Yupanqui or Pachacutec
EMPIRE an extensive group of states or countries under a single supreme authority, formerly especially an emperor or empress.
GOVERNMENT the governing body of a nation, state, or community
PETEN a plate, typically made of gold or silver, used for holding the bread during the Eucharist and sometimes as a cover for the chalice.
Astronomer an expert in or student of astronomy.
ARCHEOLOGIST he scientific study of material remains (as fossil relics, artifacts, and monuments) of past human life and activities.
Created by: lt03199