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maya

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hemisphere one of halves of earth
core central part of something
vary to be different
phenomena things in nature that people find difficult to understand
flexible easily changed to suit a new situation
elevated raised off the ground
mesoamerica a region extending from central mexico into northern central america
slash and burn agriculture farmers cleared small plots of land by cutting down the forest and burning the felled trees and plant to used as fertilizer
john l. Stephens and Frederick Catherwood played key roles in the rediscovery of Maya civilization
drought is prolonged period of little or no rainfall
extended family a grouping of several related families than lived together
sphere of influence is an are that is strongly influenced or dominated by particular ruler or government
alliance is an agreement between people or states to cooperated to achieve a common goal
elite is a small group of highly privileged people
hieroglyph is a symbol that stand for a word idea or a sound
codex is an ancient book that was written by hand is an ancient book that was written by hand
pacal for example scholars now know that great king named pacal
18 rabbit scholars also know that a king named 18 rabbit
stela is carved stoned slab or pillar usually created to celebrate an event or a person
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