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Title: The Americas


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The Americas
  • AP World
  • Mr. Owen
  • Fall 2011 (though it feels like winter)

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Civilizations of Mesoamerica
3
Intro to Mesoamerica
  • Cultures lacked contacts
  • Lack of Domesticated animals
  • Classical Era of Americas Definition
  • Diversity of Mesoamerican civilizations

4
Maya Writing and Warfare
  • Classical phase of Maya civilization 250900
    C.E.
  • Developments of Classical Phase

5
Maya Writing and Warfare
  • Maya economy
  • Political
  • Decline

6
Teotihuacán America s Greatest City
  • Intro
  • Social Specialized Artisans
  • Art and Culture

7
Teotihuacán America s Greatest City
  • Large influence on Mesoamerica
  • Mysterious collapse ca. 650 C.E.

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Civilizations of the Andes
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Intro Civilizations of the Andes
  • Location
  • Classical era Definition

10
Chavín A Pan-Andean Religious Movement
  • Origins
  • 900 B.C.E., Chavín de Huántar became focus of a
    religious movement
  • Strategic Location
  • Social Stratification

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Chavín A Pan-Andean Religious Movement
  • Religious Life
  • Art
  • Did not become an empire

12
Moche A Regional Andean Civilization
  • Agriculture
  • Political
  • Social
  • Decline
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