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Adaptation to environment that exhibits a few features
Major features of a civilization?
large-scale permanent architecture.
Graphic representation of language.
English has Latin alphabet.
Latin alphabet not made for English.
Mesoamerica: pictographic alphabet developed from scratch.
Large-scale permanent architecture?
Temple platforms, observatories, canals ball courts and megalithic had carvings.
What is history?
Is a method of philosophy in the social sciences.
Social sciences are?
Anthropology – the study of man.
Sociology-the study of people and groups. Psychology-the study of mental and behavioral process.
History-the research of past event.
Sources that originate in the time historians are studying.
personal memoirs transcripts of legal proceedings
oral histories or traditions
biological evidence visual sources
: maps, paintings and photographs.
Works that reflect on earlier times. Books and articles where a writer interprets events and primary sources examples: books by professional scholars.
To show an unbiased response and documentation or approach.
Expressing or dealing with facts or conditions proceed without distortion by personal feelings, prejudices, or interpretations.
To be influenced by one's personal experiences.
Arising out of or identified by means of one's perception of one's own states and processes.
Is the writing of history.
These studies analyze and document what historians have heard about a subject.
Quote about history?
"Until lions have their own historians, the hunter will always be glorified"-Ethiopian proverb
El Plan de Santa Barbara?
Late April 1969, students and community members came together and wrote this plan.
Santa Barbara, CA
MEChA and Chicano studies were created
What makes history a social science?
It relies on documents
: primary and secondary
: 1848; Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo.
WWII ; diary of Anne Frank.
Articles about the late Michael Jackson
Objective of history 141?
Identify and describe the political, economic and, social achievements of pre-Columbian indigenous cultures as they pertain to the evolution of Mexican, American, and Mexican-American traditions.
Five subregions of Mesoamerica?
Gulf Coast areas? Major languages?
Veracruz, Tamaulipas, Tabasco
: Totonaca and Huaxteco
Mayan region areas and language?
Yucatán, Chiapas, Central America.
Oaxaca Areas and languages?
Oaxaca and Guerrero (eddy)
: Zap-o-tec and Mix-tec
Western Mexico areas? Language?
Naya-rit, Colima (taco shop), Michoacan, Jalisco, Queretaro.
Central Mexico areas? languages?
Mexico City, Mexico, Puebla, T-lax-cala, Morelos, and Hidalgo.
: Nahuatl and Otomi
The archaic period?
800,000 BC two 2000 BC.
The preclassic period?
2000 BC to 200 BC. (Mother culture)
The classic period?
200 BC to 900 AD
The EPI Classic Period?
700 to 900 AD
The postclassic period?
900 A.D.-1521 A.D