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The First People in America Ever

BCE Before Common Era
Nomadic Hunter-Gatherers communities of people who move from place to place, relying on plants and animals found in the wild for food
Migration the movement of a number of people (or animals) usually to establish a new homeland
Beringia bering land bridge connecting the tip of Asia to Alaska
Mesoamerica the area now called Central America
Omec Mesoamerica 1200-400 BCE
Maya Mesoamerica 300BCE-CE
Aztec Mexico, 1110-1521 CE, capital: Tenochtitlan
Inca Peru, 1100-1533 CE, capital, Cuzco
Culture the way a society behaves and its system of beliefs, laws, and customs
Society a group of people living together as a group
Civilization an advanced and complicated society
Maize early form of corn
Theocracy rule by god(s); government where the priests are in charge
Created by: EricaJ13