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Pre-Columbian%20Americas0 - Pre-Columbian Americas...

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Unformatted text preview: Pre-Columbian Americas Agricultural Revolution 6000 5500 BC Central America first Pit house villages Formative Era Olmecs 1500 300 BCE Central America Foundation builders Fortified urban centers Religion centrally important Trade Skilled stonework Classical Era Teotihuacn 400-600 AD City-State Religious Conquest Market center Classical Era Mayans 300 1000 AD? Yucatan Peninsula Built on Olmec civilization  Written language  Calendar  Advanced mathematics  Astronomy Classical Era Mayans Urban centers and peasant villages  Mostly agricultural  Urban cultural and religious centers  Hierarchical Ruled by hereditary king Trade Religion central  Priesthood  Afterlife  Bloodletting  Human sacrifice  Ball games Post-Classical Era Aztecs 1300s 1521 Aztlan and Mexica...
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