Ch 8: Ancient Civilizations of Mesoamerica

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Review short and engaging video lessons and take multiple-choice quizzes to boost your knowledge of the ancient civilizations of Mesoamerica. These learning resources make the process of studying for a test fun and effective.

Ancient Civilizations of Mesoamerica - Chapter Summary

Get a well-rounded overview of the ancient civilizations of Mesoamerica with help from our entertaining lessons. Developed by top instructors, these lessons ensure you understand the Inca, the Aztec and Mayan civilizations. Once you've completed this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Describe the Incan Empire of the early Americas and its defeat by Pizarro
  • Discuss the economy, politics, culture and religion of Mayan civilization
  • Provide details about the civilization and culture of the Aztecs
  • Explain how geography impacted the Maya, Aztec and Inca civilizations

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