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Unformatted text preview: • Aztecs established precarious rule over much of central and southern Mexico and had elaborate administrative, educational, and medical systems – harsh religion that required human sacrifice • All three societies were based on agriculture Civilizations of the North • Survived on hunting, gathering, and fishing. • Included o the Eskimos of the Arctic Circle who fished and hunted seals o the big game hunters of the northern forests who led nomadic lives based on pursuit of moose and caribou o the tribes of the Pac. Northwest, whose occupation was salmon fishing though they did create permanent settlements along the coast o and a group of tribes spread through the arid regions of the Far West who survived on fishing, hunting small game, and gathering...
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- Fall '07
- Americas, Hunting, United States Civilizations