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History Mesoamerican

Info about Mayas, Incas, and Aztecs

TermDefinition
Chichen Itza Famous Mayan Temple
Chocolate A spicy drink made of cacao beans and spices Aztecs and Mayas loved it
Incan Bridges Bridges Incans used to link together their many roads, especially the Royal Road
Tenochtitlan The main Aztec city that Montezuma ll lived in and the whole empire was based around
Machu Picchu An famous Inca city that was a vacation spot for the rich back then
Sacred Round The holiday calendar for the Mayans, also meant that everybody had two birthdays
Popol Vuh Basically the religious book that the Mayans used to base their whole religion around like the Torah
Quipu A method of communication the Incas used to keep info, and uses strings tied in different knots hanging from a stick
Montezuma ll The ruler of the Aztecs
City-States Cities that had their own government like states
Aztec Daily Life Punishment For kids burning hot peppers into kids eyes
Llamas Animals used for luggage, meat like charqui, fur for clothes and furniture, and sacrifice lives in South America
Human Sacrifice Religious killing of either animals or humans usually humans in Maya and Aztec people llamas usually for Incas
Cactus A spiky plant usually found in deserts legend about eagle perched on top of it where Aztecs founded the city of Tenochtitlan some deserts in Incan empire too hot for cactuses to grow
Inca Messengers Trained Inca sprinters used to travel messages usually, ran to other messengers to deliver messages, sometimes used to carry food
Spanish Explorers The Spanish people who brought the end by cunning and trickery to the Aztecs and Incas
Sapa Inca The leader of the Incas believed by Incas to be sun of sun god, Inti
Beauty For Incas
Nobles, Priests, Peasants The hierarchy of the Aztecs
Punishment In These Societies For not following the Sapa Inca's rules, you were pinned to the ground and three rocks were dropped on your head, and much more
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