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The bottom of Mayan society.
a) traders
b) nobles
c) farmers
d) priests

Capital of the Incan Empire
a) Machu Picchu
b) Copan
c) Tikal
d) Cuzco

Tenochtitlan was linked to the mainland by
a) chinampas
b) causeways
c) bridges
d) stone walls

Ancient Mayan city that has many pyramids
a) Machu Picchu
b) Tenochtitlan
c) Cuzco
d) Tikal

Nobles and _____ were at the top of Mayan society.
a) craftsworkers
b) traders
c) slaves
d) priests

The Incas were able to communicate throughout the empire by using
a) causeways
b) trained runners
c) chinampas
d) llamas

Tenochtitlan was a perfect location for the Aztecs because
a) surrounding lakes provided goods
b) lots of farmland for growing crops
c) terraces on the mountain side allowed for gardening
d) the mountains kept the Mayas out

Indian tribes that were conquered by the Aztecs
a) were allowed to farm the Aztec lands
b) were given food and clothing
c) had to give tribute
d) had to let their children work on the chinampas

Subjects of the Incan Empire
a) were slaves
b) were allowed to decide on their Emperor
c) were able to set up their own government
d) were provided with everything they needed

The Incan Empire included
a) the central Valley of Mexico
b) Yucatan Peninsula
c) northern edge of Mexico
d) western part of South America

Mayan nobles
a) collected taxes
b) governed the civilization
c) worked in the fields
d) carried out sacrifices

Aztecs fought with neighboring tribes in order to
a) build more pyramids
b) increase their farming ground with terraces
c) make their empire bigger
d) create more chinampas

Aztecs were feared/hated by the people the conquered because
a) enslaved people had to work in the fields
b) enslaved children had to go go school
c) enslaved people were sacrificed
d) enslaved people had to become warriors

All Aztec children
a) worked in the fields
b) attended school
c) paid taxes
d) were warriors

What did the Mayas produce plenty of that let them do other things?
a) chinampas
b) corn
c) causeways
d) beans

Mayas were probably the first in the Western world to develop
a) chinampas
b) hieroglyphics
c) calendars
d) pyramids

Mayan city.
a) Cuzco
b) Tenochtitlan
c) Copan
d) Machu Picchu

Mayan empire was located
a) in the Valley of Mexico
b) Mexico/Central America
c) west side of South America
d) Chile, Peru, Bolivia

Incas built ___________ high in the Andes mountains.
a) Tikal
b) Cuzco
c) Machu Picchu
d) Tenochtitlan

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