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first day notes
mayans, aztecs, types of tribes
Was made by Amerigo Vespucci
Bering Straight Crossing
Alaska and Siberia border.
Four types of domesticated animals
Chihuahua- to be eaten
Genuie Pigs- to be eaten
-Stone Age type of groups.
-Followed the herds around to determine where they should settle.
-Constantly moving around
-Development of agriculture, higher tools, and written language.
-Small villages. 100 people or less.
ex.) Maya, Aztecs, and Incas.
-Large population groups
-Ability to produce surplus of food.
-Leads to advanced civilizations
-Southern Mexico and Guatemala. 800 CE. Peaked during 1000.
-Tikal was the capital city
-Advanced in Astronomy and Mathematics.
-Known to be the most advanced civilization in their days subjectively
-Empire collapsed 1200. Took step backward to semi-sedentary.
-Repeating Number pattern
-Earth revolves around the sun
-Solar and Lunar eclipse
-Stars and planets
-Central Part of Mexico
-Called themselves Mexica. Spaniards called them Aztecs.
: eagle, snake, and cactus
-They were driven to island Texcoco after getting into war with Toltecs.
-Moctezuma II was in power when spaniards arrived.
3 types of classes set by Aztecs
: Wealthy class.
: Artistic people. Warriors.
: bottom society.
Aztecs two main gods
: God/emperor of mayans. God left in disgrace. Promised to return and destroy the world.
: god of the sun. Sun wouldnt come up unless they did a sacrifice.
Aztec two type of calenders
-365 day calender to keep track of year.
-260 day calender to keep track of religious holy days.
-Both Calenders would aligned every 52 years. Called the year of the god.