Ch 16: McDougal Littell World History Chapter 16: People and Empires in the Americas

About This Chapter

The People and Empires in the Americas chapter of this McDougal Littell World History Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with the early civilizations in the Americas. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the People and Empires in the Americas textbook chapter.

How It Works:

  • Identify the lessons in the McDougal Littell People and Empires in the Americas chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons with this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the people and empires in the Americas topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Students Will Study:

  • Origins of early peoples in the Americas
  • Mesoamerican civilizations from the Olmecs to the Cortes expedition
  • Aztec societies
  • Inca civilizations and Pizarro's exploration

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