Unformatted text preview: • Maya collapsed H. Post Classic Period (900 – early 16 th century (Spanish arrival) • Toltecs (people) from chichimecs (barbarians) of north 1. Great leaders/ancestors of the past At one point a nomadic group; not complex • Tula (city) founded 968 CE; abandoned 1156 50 miles northwest of present-day Mexico city Significance stood b/w peoples of the lake area and the chichimecs (the more nomadic groups) • Protected the lake people from the nomads Corn (Maize) was a new growth and good for eating and sustenance Bow and Arrow is a new technology in comparison to the Toltec spear • Tezcatlipoca (smoking mirror) more militaristic Chinampa sticks and twigs put together to form a platform...
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This note was uploaded on 12/07/2010 for the course HIST 343 taught by Professor Jefferson during the Spring '10 term at University of Tennessee.
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