Ch 16 Pueblo and Mayan and Aztecs

Ch 16 Pueblo and Mayan and Aztecs - Warm - Up What do you...

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Unformatted text preview: Warm - Up What do you know about the Mayan, Inca, as well as the Aztec Indians? What is your stereotype of how an Indian dresses? Write in bullet form Must have at least 7 Pueblos and Mayan Empire Chapter 16 The American Empires Pueblo People Anasazi: Lived in Southwest U.S. Lived in Cliff dwellings Provided shelter and safety Where were they? Who are they? Mesa Verde Colorado Go local! See the real thing at Pueblo Grande Museum $3 for students 4619 Washington St. Phx. Mayan Empire Mesoamerica Yucatan Peninsula Guatemala Land Mountainous Jungle/forest Climate Humid and rainy Cloudy and steamy Religion Polytheistic Society Could be good or evil Each day a living god, whose behavior could be predicted w/ calendars Pleasing the Gods Fasted, prayed, sacrificed Blood, jade, and gold Cenote- sinkhole lake Burials Commoners Rulers Written language Glyphs- 800-Whole words or syllables Codex- 3 remain Popol Vuh Before the world was created, Calm and silence were the kings that ruled nothing existed, there was nothing What is this similar to??? Family and Social Life Family roles No school Food and clothing Farmers- 3 sisters Loincloth and dresses Embroidery and jewelry Sacred ball game Beheaded losing team Sacrifice to Gods Could not use hands; balance the rubber ball on your hip Exact rules and scoring unknown to historians Urban Centers Urban Centers Never form united government Built huge cities Chichen Itza Cities Ruled by a god-king Succeeded by bro or youngest son Built huge pyramids for religious ceremonies Tallest structures in Americas until 1903 Inventions Calendar: 260 day religious calendar...
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