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  1. developed a          that was more accurate than the 1 used in Europe
    calendar
  2. studied stars and           .
    planets
  3. developed a system of          and mathematics
    writing
  4. Amazing            : built temples, palaces, pyramids
    builders
  5. flourished from A.D.         -        
    300; 900
  6. located on the          peninsula of mexico and Guatemala
    Yucatan
  7. one of the 3 large          before the white man came to the Americas
    civilizations
  8. The Indians were divided into          of tribes (each having its own language, lifestyle, and leader)
    100's
  9. Then they walked across            and           America
    North; South
  10. Perhaps they crossed a land bridge that linked           to            .
    Asia; Alaska
  11. Some Indians lived settled in              but others were nomatic (canstantly moving in search of game, fish, and plants) living in             (portable tents covered w/ animal hides)
    wigwams; tepees
  12. These first americans probably came to north America shortly after the scattering of nations in               .
    Genesis 11
  13. called the strange land to the west_____________
    vinland
  14. son of eric the red who colonized ___________
    greenland
  15. excellent builders
    incas
  16. best known of the vikings
    lief erickson
  17. called ____________they were courageous seamen from northern europe who planted colonies in iceland and greenland
    norsemen
  18. viking visited americal in AD____
    1000
  19. columbus is credited with discovering _________ but he wasnt the first european to go to america
    america.
  20. craftsmen of metals, textiles and __________
    pottery
  21. looked on their ruler the _______ as a god.
    the inca
  22. built an empire in the mountainous region of present day_____________in south america
    peru
  23. The aztec capital is located in present day ____________city.
    mexico
  24. Built beautiful cities with large plazas, pyramids, temples and adobe houses that were made of ___________.
    sun dried brick
  25. Built their capital Tenochtitlan on an island in the middle of lake__________ in central mexico.
    Texcoco
  26. Fierce warriors who conquer other ____tribes
    Indian
  27. when europeans explored in the new world they came in contact w/ people Columbus called             b/c he thought he was in India
    Indians

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