Chapter 1 Lesson 2 Empires of Central and South America
SkillBuilder 3 Practicing the Skill The map on the right shows where the ancient Maya, Aztec, and Inca built their empires...
SkillBuilder 4 Practicing the Skill This feature can be found on page 27 of your textbook. Click the  mouse button or pres...
SkillBuilder 5 Practicing the Skill This feature can be found on page 27 of your textbook. Click the  mouse button or pres...
SkillBuilder 6 Practicing the Skill This feature can be found on page 27 of your textbook. Click the  mouse button or pres...
Tennessee Standards Chapter 1 Lesson 2 <ul><li>The student will be able to: </li></ul><ul><li>8.3.spi.3. interpret example...
Section 2-4 Click the Speaker button to replay the audio. Artifact c.  A.D.  900
 
Chapter Summary 1
The Olmec <ul><li>Arose in Mesoamerica around 1500 B.C. </li></ul><ul><li>built large religious centers </li></ul><ul><li>...
Empires of the Maya, Aztec, and Inca
The Maya <ul><li>Began in Central America and the Yucatan Peninsula around 300 A.D. </li></ul><ul><li>Used hieroglyphics a...
 
Aztecs <ul><li>1325 settled Tenochtitlan on island in central Mexico  by1500 – population of 250,000 people . </li></ul><u...
 
Aztec cont. <ul><li>ruled by Priests and Nobles and built large pyramids for worship </li></ul><ul><li>Quetzalcoatl was th...
 
 
 
 
The Inca <ul><li>Largest empire in the Americas (South America) </li></ul><ul><li>ruled peacefully </li></ul><ul><li>capit...
 
Introduction 1 Click the Speaker button to replay the audio. Insert Chapter Intro picture. (no animation) Attach audio to ...
 
 
 
 
 
Section 2-18 Click the mouse button or press the  Space Bar to display the answers. Checking for Understanding __ 1. an an...
Daily Focus Skills 2 Click the mouse button or press the  Space Bar to display the answer.
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  1. 1. Chapter 1 Lesson 2 Empires of Central and South America
  2. 2. SkillBuilder 3 Practicing the Skill The map on the right shows where the ancient Maya, Aztec, and Inca built their empires in North America and South America. Look at the parts of this map, then answer the questions on the following slides. This feature can be found on page 27 of your textbook. Understanding the Parts of a Map
  3. 3. SkillBuilder 4 Practicing the Skill This feature can be found on page 27 of your textbook. Click the mouse button or press the Space Bar to display the answers. 1. What information is given in the key? The key gives the capital city, major cities, and location of the Maya, Inca, and Aztec civilizations. 2. What color shows the Inca Empire? Green shows the Inca Empire. Understanding the Parts of a Map
  4. 4. SkillBuilder 5 Practicing the Skill This feature can be found on page 27 of your textbook. Click the mouse button or press the Space Bar to display the answers. 3. What direction would you travel to go from Tenochtitlán to Chichén Itzá? You would travel east. 4. About how many miles long was the Inca Empire? The Inca Empire was about 3,000 miles (4,827 km) long. Understanding the Parts of a Map
  5. 5. SkillBuilder 6 Practicing the Skill This feature can be found on page 27 of your textbook. Click the mouse button or press the Space Bar to display the answer. 5. What was the capital of the Aztec Empire? The capital of the Aztec Empire was Tenochtitlán. Understanding the Parts of a Map
  6. 6. Tennessee Standards Chapter 1 Lesson 2 <ul><li>The student will be able to: </li></ul><ul><li>8.3.spi.3. interpret examples which illustrate how cultures adapt to or change the environment (i.e., deforestation, subsistence farming, cash crop, dam and road building). </li></ul><ul><li>8.4.spi.2. identify the purposes and structures of various systems of governance (i.e., Federalism, Confederation, Republic, Democracy, Executive, Legislative, Judicial); </li></ul><ul><li>8.5.spi.1. contrast the characteristics of major native civilizations of the Americas; </li></ul>
  7. 7. Section 2-4 Click the Speaker button to replay the audio. Artifact c. A.D. 900
  8. 9. Chapter Summary 1
  9. 10. The Olmec <ul><li>Arose in Mesoamerica around 1500 B.C. </li></ul><ul><li>built large religious centers </li></ul><ul><li>first to develop calendar </li></ul><ul><li>built earthen pyramids </li></ul><ul><li>traded by land and sea </li></ul>
  10. 11. Empires of the Maya, Aztec, and Inca
  11. 12. The Maya <ul><li>Began in Central America and the Yucatan Peninsula around 300 A.D. </li></ul><ul><li>Used hieroglyphics and were first to develop symbol for 0 </li></ul><ul><li>Developed a 365 day calendar </li></ul><ul><li>Played advanced sports </li></ul><ul><li>decline began around 900 A.D. </li></ul><ul><li>Religion – Theocracy: a society controlled by religious leaders </li></ul><ul><li>Built pyramids and stone structures </li></ul>
  12. 14. Aztecs <ul><li>1325 settled Tenochtitlan on island in central Mexico by1500 – population of 250,000 people . </li></ul><ul><li>conquered surrounding Indian tribes </li></ul><ul><li>Built floating gardens to grow food. </li></ul>
  13. 16. Aztec cont. <ul><li>ruled by Priests and Nobles and built large pyramids for worship </li></ul><ul><li>Quetzalcoatl was their main god </li></ul><ul><li>They practiced human sacrifice </li></ul><ul><li>Traded throughout North America </li></ul>
  14. 21. The Inca <ul><li>Largest empire in the Americas (South America) </li></ul><ul><li>ruled peacefully </li></ul><ul><li>capital – Cuzco founded around 1200 – began to expand throughout South America in 1438 </li></ul><ul><li>govt. owned all food and built elaborate roads and stone cities </li></ul><ul><li>Religion – worshipped Sun God – Emperor was descendant </li></ul>
  15. 23. Introduction 1 Click the Speaker button to replay the audio. Insert Chapter Intro picture. (no animation) Attach audio to slide transition and speaker button.
  16. 29. Section 2-18 Click the mouse button or press the Space Bar to display the answers. Checking for Understanding __ 1. an ancient form of writing using symbols and pictures to represent words, sounds, and concepts __ 2. a highly developed culture, usually with organized religions and laws __ 3. a form of government in which the society is ruled by religious leaders __ 4. a raised piece of land with the top leveled off to promote farming A. civilization B. theocracy C. hieroglyphics D. terrace Define Match the terms on the right with their definitions on the left. C A B D
  17. 30. Daily Focus Skills 2 Click the mouse button or press the Space Bar to display the answer.
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