The	  Birth	  of	  Civiliza0on	  [?]	  •  	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	 ...
The	  Cradles	  of	  Civiliza0ons	  •  What	  allowed	  the	  development	  of	  complex	     social	  ins0tu0ons	  such	 ...
Codice	  Florenitno	  
Turkey	               4	  
Domes0cated	  Animals	  in	  Mesoamerica	  	                          	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	  Xoloitzcuintle	     5	  
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Domes0cated	  Animals	  in	  South	  America	                                                         7	  
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Domes0ca0on	  of	  Plants	  Agricultural	  techniques	  	  used	  by	  civiliza0ons	  In	  the	  Americas:	  The	  Aztecs	...
Aztec	  Farming	  	  •  They	  farmed	  on	  raised	  fields,	  or	  chinampas,	     created	  by	  piling	  earth	  over	 ...
Chinampas	                  12	  
 Farming	  (Andean	  Region)	                                          13	  
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El	  Maiz	  	                       23	  
El	  Metate	  	                         25	  
El	  Comal	  	  
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El	  Maiz	  y	  Los	  Aztecas	                                          29	  
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The	  Aztecs	  and	  Quetzalcoatl	  •  The	  Aztec	  believed	  that	  their	  hero-­‐god	  Quetzalcoatl	     (for	  the	 ...
Quetzalcoatl	  
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The	  Corn	  People	  	  •  Corn	  spread	  a	  culture	  that	  extended	  along	     of	  what	  today	  is	  the	  U.S....
Corn	  is	  a	  Central	  part	  of	  the	  Navajo,	  Apache	     Hopi,	  Acoma,	  Laguna,	  and	  Isleta	  Pueblos.	  	  ...
Precolumbian	  Cuisine	  	  
Plants	  in	  Mesoamerica	  	  
Cocoa	  
Manioc	  	                   44	  
 The	  Inca	  Empire	  	                                      45	  
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The Domestication of Plants and Animals in The Americas.
The Domestication of Plants and Animals in The Americas.
The Domestication of Plants and Animals in The Americas.
The Domestication of Plants and Animals in The Americas.
The Domestication of Plants and Animals in The Americas.
The Domestication of Plants and Animals in The Americas.
The Domestication of Plants and Animals in The Americas.
The Domestication of Plants and Animals in The Americas.
The Domestication of Plants and Animals in The Americas.
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The Domestication of Plants and Animals in The Americas.

  1. 1. The  Birth  of  Civiliza0on  [?]  •                                                                       Henry  Lesperance  Alvarez.    
  2. 2. The  Cradles  of  Civiliza0ons  •  What  allowed  the  development  of  complex   social  ins0tu0ons  such  as  organized  religion   and  educa0on?  •  In  other  words,  what  factors  enabled  the   forma0on  of  these  early  civiliza0ons?     2  
  3. 3. Codice  Florenitno  
  4. 4. Turkey   4  
  5. 5. Domes0cated  Animals  in  Mesoamerica                    Xoloitzcuintle   5  
  6. 6. 6  
  7. 7. Domes0cated  Animals  in  South  America   7  
  8. 8. 8  
  9. 9. Domes0ca0on  of  Plants  Agricultural  techniques    used  by  civiliza0ons  In  the  Americas:  The  Aztecs  Empire  (Mesoamerica):  Chinampas  The  Incas  Empire  (Andean  Region):  Terrazas  o  Andenes    para  el  cul0vo  en  laderas   9  
  10. 10. Aztec  Farming    •  They  farmed  on  raised  fields,  or  chinampas,   created  by  piling  earth  over  the  natural   growing  surface,  as  a  way  of  reclaiming   swampland  for  cul0va0on.    
  11. 11. Chinampas   12  
  12. 12.  Farming  (Andean  Region)   13  
  13. 13. 14  
  14. 14. 15  
  15. 15. 16  
  16. 16. 17  
  17. 17. 18  
  18. 18. 19  
  19. 19. 20  
  20. 20. El  Maiz     23  
  21. 21. El  Metate     25  
  22. 22. El  Comal    
  23. 23. 27  
  24. 24.                                                                                        Tamales    
  25. 25. El  Maiz  y  Los  Aztecas   29  
  26. 26. 30  
  27. 27. The  Aztecs  and  Quetzalcoatl  •  The  Aztec  believed  that  their  hero-­‐god  Quetzalcoatl   (for  the  Mayas  Kukulcan),  who  created  humanity   with  his  own  blood,  turned  himself  into  an  ant  so  he   was  able  to  steal  a  single  grain  of  maize  that  the  ants   had  hidden  inside  a  mountain;  This  he  gave  to  the   humans  so  that  they  might  be  nourished.       31  
  28. 28. Quetzalcoatl  
  29. 29. 33  
  30. 30. The  Corn  People    •  Corn  spread  a  culture  that  extended  along   of  what  today  is  the  U.S.  highway  10,  into   the  eastern  half  of  the  United  States.   Eventually  becoming  a  staple  throughout   much  of  North  America.  (Occupied   America,  Rudolfo  Acuña)   34  
  31. 31. Corn  is  a  Central  part  of  the  Navajo,  Apache   Hopi,  Acoma,  Laguna,  and  Isleta  Pueblos.    The  Navajo  and  Apache  have  used  corn  pollen  in  daily  prayers  to  cure  illness,  and  during  puberty  and  marriage  ceremonies. 35  
  32. 32. Precolumbian  Cuisine    
  33. 33. Plants  in  Mesoamerica    
  34. 34. Cocoa  
  35. 35. Manioc     44  
  36. 36.  The  Inca  Empire     45  
  37. 37. 46  

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