Pages of Pages of H1301 Unit 1 Lecture One class 2008 [2]

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America (1) : America before Columbus: • Prevailing theory is migration across Bearing Strait • Started 14K BC by 9K BC reached tip of South America • 50M people before contact with Columbus Central Mexico: Bread basket between Nicaragua and Rio Grande desert • Empire based conquest using ritualistic warfare • limited weapons technology • High yield agriculture based / Turkey as main protein source • Polytheist religions of nature using human sacrifice
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Unformatted text preview: Aztecs - once nomadic warrior tribe from Northern Mexico supplanting Mayans c. 1200 AD Elaborate, highly developed administrative, war and religious communities living off of tribute Tenochtitlan (Mexico City) 100K Caribbean Islands: Unit 1 Lecture One Hollinger 1301 Hybrid 2 limited involvement with continent and idyllic biome limited hierarchy & social / technical development...
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This note was uploaded on 09/20/2008 for the course HISTORY 1301 taught by Professor Hollinger during the Fall '08 term at Tarrant County.

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