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6.23 Werner Herzog- (youtube video), made a movie Jared Diamond- wrote “Guns Germs Steel”, uses landscape/geography heavily to explain cultural/social of Europeans moving to America, 1. Domestic animals – food, milk products, labor, convenience. Large animals, land cultivated for a long period of time, crops, machines important, more illnesses, up to 25% literacy – Euroasia, America – Lamma, corn, hand planting, little machine technology, less illnesses, minimal exposure to literacy Teotihuacan- a city, power testimony to the Toltecs, rival of many cities on the planet at that time, not good inscriptional material, elaborate palaces – stone, mud brick, eviden];ce for a lot of movement, trade throughout Mexico, Toltec- the people of teotihuacan Mexica/Aztec- 14 th century, a tribe, located around Lake Texcoco, occupied land close to the lake - Tenochtitlan Lake Texcoco- lake is dried up now – only a pond, Tenochtitlan- occupied by Mexica, capital of their city, now is capital of Mexico, 14
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This note was uploaded on 08/16/2011 for the course UGC 111 taught by Professor Bono during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Buffalo.

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