• TB --> pp. 330 - 335; 338.
  • Slides on Pre-Columbian art and architecture.              
 
  • Complete the chart on the Mayas, Aztecs, and Incas.

  • Complete the scaffolding part of the DBQ on the Pre-Columbian civilizations.

 


  • To explain how the origin of civilization in Peru differed from that in the river valley civilizations of ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia.
  • To identify the problems that the Incas faced in building an empire along the Pacific coast of South America.
  • To discuss how the Inca rulers were able to maintain control of their vast empire.
  • To list the major achievements of the Inca civilization.
  • To describe some of the characteristics of Olmec culture.
  • To explain how the Olmec probably passed on their culture to other peoples of Central America.
  • To identify the main purpose of Mayan cities and explain how they were linked to one another.
  • To describe the architectural style of the Mayans.
  • To list the major achievements of the Mayan peoples.
  • To describe the capital city of Tenochtitlan and its unique location.
  • To explain how the Aztecs provided food for their society.
  • To analyze the reasons why the Aztecs practiced human sacrifice.
  • To identify the reasons why the empires of the Incas and Aztecs had potential built-in weaknesses.
  • To list the major accomplishments of the Aztecs.
  • To identify the characteristics that these Pre-Columbian societies had in common with each other.


 

  Moche

  maize

  Quetzalcoatl

  Huitzilopochtli

  the "Inca"

  Atahualpa

  quipu

  Temple of the Sun

  Montezuma II

  tribute



  Be able to find and identify the
  following on a map of Latin
  America:
  • Mayan Empire
  • Incan Empire
  • Aztec Empire
  • Olmec Empire
  • Toltec Empire
  • Carib peoples
  • Arawak peoples
  • Chichen Itza
  • Tenochtitlan
  • Tikal
  • Machu Picchu
  • Cuzco



Multiple Choice