S: Different Worlds Meet
FC: Different Worlds Meet | made by: Sierra Westby
1: Central and South American groups
2: The Mayas- Built their civilizations in the steamy rain-forest by 900 A.D. the civilization started to decline and by 1100 A.D. it was almost a ghost town. | The Mayas built at least at one stone pyramid per city | The Civilization is located in Central America | They grew and harvested maize, beans, sweet potatoes, and other vegetables | the Mayas only sense of transportation was by boat or foot
3: The Aztecs After the fall of the Mayas the Aztecs journeyed through Mexico to find a permanent home . in 1325 they found an island in Lake Texcoco and settled their. | The Aztecs army was very strong and would march through Mexico and conquer communities. as they conquered they would take all they could carry and bring it home along with the people from that community for slaves most of them were sacrificed for the Aztecs gods. | The Aztecs were very advanced in engineering. They used the captured people for human labor and they worked day and night building a great city for the Aztecs.
4: The Inca | The Inca developed in the western highlands of South America.. | they had a very strong army, anyone who was 25-50 got drafted to be in the war for up to five years. they used slings as weapons sometimes. | their diets consisted of: maize, squash, tomatoes, peanuts, chili peppers, melons, and potatoes | they lived in rocky area so farming was a difficult task but they managed to farm by making terraces | The Inca were very smart they made stone paved rodes over mountains, deserts, and across jungles. They also made rope bridges over canyons and rivers.
5: North American Peoples
6: The Anasazi | lived it the area called the four corners; the place where, Utah, Colorado, Arizona, and New Mexico meet. | They built and lived in stone dwelling called pueblos. They were like apartment buildings. They also lived and carved cliff dwellings they were easier to defend and protected them from the winter
7: The Mound builders Adenda Hopewell | settled around North America and they built thousands of pyramid-like mounds of dirt. They sometimes buried people in them and other times they built temples on top of them. | the Hopewell were farmers an traders they made huge mounds in the shape of animals.
8: Inuit | settled in the most north part of North America . They were very smart and knew just how to survive in the Arctic Climate. They built igloos, and wore furs and sealskins, they hunted and fished they made boats out of animal skins.
9: Peoples of the West | Tlingit Haida Chinook | They mad wood houses, cloth, canoes, and baskets. | Nez Perce Yakima Ute Shoshone | j | They ate salmon, deer, roots, acorn flour, nuts, and some berries.
10: Peoples of the Southwest | Hopi Acoma Zuni Apache Navajo | They lived in adobes. Their diets consisted of maize, beans, squash, melon, pumpkins, and fruit. | They later lived in wooden houses called hogans.
11: People of the Plains | Nomadic People they took their homes with them as they went they were called tepees they hunted and followed herds . | their diets consisted of Antelope, deer, buffalo, maize, squash and beans | They tamed horses and used them for warfare and hunting
12: Peoples of the East and Southeast | Iroquois Cherokee Onondaga | Mohawk Oneida Cayuga | had federations like laws they lived in present day New York women were were leaders in their villages | they grew corn, tobacco, squash, and other vegetables
13: The Hohokam | lived in present day Arizona | they were experts at finding water in the dessert and irrigation | They traded with people from the coast