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Ch 7 Vocab Sec 2

6th Grade

descendent future generations; relatives of a past family member
kinship blood or family relationship
terrace a flat surface that is built into a hillside
suspension bridge a bridge that is hung from two or more cables
artifact an object made by humans from a past culture
geoglyph a large geometric design or animal shape drawn on the ground
excavate to carefully uncover or dig up
lowland low-lying area
nomad a person who moves from place to place
hunter-gather a person who hunts animals and gathers plants and fruits for food
slash and burn a farming method of clearing land by cutting down and burning forest and vegetation
treaty an agreement between two or more countries
convert to persuade someone to change religious beliefs
monopoly the complete control of the market for a service or product
rebellion a revolt or resistance to authority
exile to force to leave a country
liberate to set someone or something free
Machu Picchu a complex city built on a mountain by the Incas in1400
Guarani an indigenous people who live int the lowlands on the Paraquay and Parana rivers in South America
Tupinamba a people who lived near the mouth of the Amazon River
Treaty of Tordesillas a treaty in 1494 that divided south American land between the Spanish and Portuguese
Francisco Pizarro founded the city of Lima, Peru
Atahualpa the last emperor of the Incas before they were conquered by the Spanish in 1533
Created by: Stoll FMS
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