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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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