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Chapter 16

Americas

TermDefinition
Hopi Lived in the Southwest and built homes from adobe
Mayas used the sinkholes to get fresh water
The Americas North America, South America, Central America, and the Caribbean
Mesoamerica region between central Mexico and Costa Rica
Isthumus narrow strip of land connecting two larger land bodies
Machu Picchu emperor retreat in the Andes
Montezuma I powerful Aztec ruler
Hogan Navajo home
Rocky Mountains largest mountains in the US
Growing crops allowed people to build up complex societies
Adobe sun dried bricks
Land bridge what early peoples used to cross from Asia to North America
Mayas used captives in wars to work the land
Hunter- gatherers moved in search of food
Tenochtitlan Aztec city built on a lake
Iroquois League brought unity and peace to warring tribes
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