Flashcards in Midterm Review Deck (33)
What are the three time periods of the Andes region prior to pre Colombian time?
Formative, Classical, Post-Classical
What was the first civilization?
What was the Norte Chico economy based on?
What did the Norte Chico use for writing?
What type of government did the Chavin have?
What was Chavins main site?
Chavin de huantar
What were the two primary construction material for the chavin?
Granite and limestone
What was the name for obelisk that was in the central courtyard?
What was the name of the monolithic spear of chavin de huantar?
Picture of vase
Which civilization was known for cranial deformation?
What is known as the cranial surgeries and what tools would they use?
Obsidian rocks, Trepanation
What is obsidian?
A type of rock created from volcanic activity, used in the weapons and tools of the natives.
Who was the principal god of the Moche who was pictured decapitating people?
What did the Japanese use as stimulus before battle?
The causes of the disappearance of the Moche?
Volatility theory, el nina causes flooding, environmental stress
Who drew the lines in the desert? And what are they called?
What is the name of the access point to the underground canals?
The lord of Spain was from what civilization?
Why would they have trophy heads? 2 answers
Show off kills, jewelry
Describe where the nazca lived in terms of climate.
What civilization was most known for the nail heads?
What type of government did the Moche have?
What type of government did the nazca have?
What type of government did the paracas have?
Columbus Day is being replaced by which holiday?
Indigenous peoples day
What were the three main exports of Africa during the age of discovery?
Ivory, gold, slaves
What percent of population die in Europe during the Black Death?
Who discovered Greenland?
Erik the Red