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Early Civilizations in the Americas Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How were the first settlers of the America believed to have been influenced by Beringia?

Question 2 2. How did the Aztecs become a wealthy and glorious empire?

Question 3 3. Why are the Olmecs considered the first complex society in Mesoamerica?

Question 4 4. How did the Aztecs react to the arrival of the Spanish?

Question 5 5. Which of the following statements is true about the Inca?

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Question 6 6. The most influential factor in the fall of the Aztecs was:

Question 7 7. Why didn't the Chavin civilization need to conquer the Andes with military might?

Question 8 8. According to the Atlantic Theory, spear tips that were first found in _____ were offered as evidence for the Land Bridge theory because similar points have been discovered in the area around Beringia.

Question 9 9. Why is the finding of the Kennewick Man considered evidence for the Oceania Theory?

Question 10 10. Which of the following was NOT a characteristic of the Inca empire?

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Question 11 11. Today, Mayan people can be found all over Southern Mexico. So why did so many people think that the Mayans disappeared?

Question 12 12. The most accepted theory of how early people found their way to the Americas is:

Question 13 13. What happened to the Chavin civilization?

Question 14 14. Which great city was built about 850 BCE and became a major religious and trade center?

Question 15 15. The Oceania Theory is based on the notion that cultural and linguistic similarities exist between native South American peoples and those from:

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