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maya

TermDefinition
Hemisphere Hemisphere is One of the halves of earth.
Core Central part of something.
Vary To be different.
Phenomena Phenomena is things in nature that people find difficult to understand.
Flexible Flexible is easily change to suit a new station.
Elevation Elevation is raised off the ground.
Mesoamerica Mesoamerica is a region extending from central mexico into northern central america.
Slash-and -burn-agriculture Slash-and -burn-agriculture is when farmers cleared small plots of land by cutting down the forest and burning the felled trees and plants for fertilizer.
John L. Stephens John L. Stephens and his partner played key roles in rediscovery of Maya civilization.
Frederick Catherwood Frederick Catherwood's drawing of the Maya ruins captured the world.
Drought Drought is a prolonged period of little or no rainfall.
Extended family Extended family is a group of several related families that lived together.
Sphere of influence A Sphere of influence is an area that is strongly influence or dominated by a particular ruler or government.
Alliance An Alliance is an agreement between people or states to cooperate to achieve a common goal.
Elite An Elite is a small group of highly privileged or skilled people.
Hieroglyph A Hieroglyph is a symbol that stands for a word, idea, or sound.
Codex A Codex is an ancient book that was written by hand
Pacal Pacal was the king or ruler of the city Palenque
18 Rabbit 18 Rabbit was the king or ruler of Copan
Stela A Stela is a carved stone slab or pillar usually created to celebrate an event or a person
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