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Unformatted text preview: Which of the following was NOT a function of the Aztec kinship groups? assignment of people to cult groups Which of the following represents a cultural difference between the Incas and the Aztecs? lack of a writing system Which of the following statements about the population of the Americas is most true? North America was more densely populated than Mesoamerica or the Andes. Which of the following was NOT one of the major themes or cults of Aztec religion? deities devoted to contemplation and salvation By 1500, agriculture was... largely diffused throughout the Americas, although not always in sedentary agricultural communities. What was the Andean principle of inheritance? parallel descent, or inheritance passing in both the male and female lines The religious practice most closely associated with the state and the person of the Inca in the Andean civilization was the cult of... human sacrifice. How did the Aztecs view the cultural achievements of the Toltecs? as the givers of civilization. The northern nomadic people who entered central Mexico following the decline of the Teotihuacan were the... Toltecs. Which of the following represents a significant difference between the Andean and Mesoamerican civilizations? climate and geography What was the Aztec view of society? Like other Mesoamerican peoples, the Aztecs believed in a cynical pattern of repetitive destructions of the world. What was the primary difference between the Mesoamerican and Andean zones following the breakup of the classical states? In the Andean zones a number of relatively large states continued to be important, rather than the breakdown of power that was typical of Mesoamerica. During the post-classical period, societies in the Americas... remained entirely separate from those of the Old World. While the position of Aztec women in many ways paralled that of women in other civilizations at a similar stage of development, what was the significant difference between the life of women in Mesoamerica and in the Mediterranean world? The limited technology of Mesoamerica confined women to many more hours of grinding grain for food. Which of the following did NOT occur as a result of the Aztec rise to power? the abandonment of human sacrifice What do the authors suggest was the principal reason for Inca conquest and expansion? the practice of split inheritence The Toltecs established their capital in central Mexico around... 968. What civilization did the Toltecs succeed in central Mexico? Teotihuacan After the sack of Tula, the center of population and political power in Mexico shifted to... the valley of Mexico and the shores of a chain of lakes in that basin. What civilization did the Aztecs succeed in central Mexico?...
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This note was uploaded on 02/22/2011 for the course SS 1 taught by Professor 1 during the Spring '11 term at Anne Arundel CC.
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