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Spanish conquest of the americas

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Mind map of summary on conquest of the americas
Phoebe Silverton
Mind Map by Phoebe Silverton, updated more than 1 year ago
Phoebe Silverton
Created by Phoebe Silverton over 6 years ago
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Spanish conquest of the americas
  1. Aztecs
    1. Animals
      1. 2. the turkey was the most important domesticated animal
        1. 1. animals went extinct bc climate change & hunting
          1. 3. bisons were the biggest animals in the americas
          2. 1. amazon rainforest
            1. TENOCHTILAN
              1. 2. able to adapt to the environment
                1. 3. built canoes and causeways
                  1. 1. hunted with spears and bow & arrows
                    1. buildings and structures
                      1. 2.. had elegant quarters
                        1. 3. temples
                          1. 4. houses
                            1. 5. 50 steps
                              1. 6. high walls
                                1. 7. grand and beautiful buildings
                            2. 4. good at building
                          2. Europeans: Spanish
                            1. Improved technology
                              1. 3. compass helped direction while traveling
                                1. 1. caravels were small, fast boats with triangular sails.
                                  1. 2. More accurate maps
                                    1. 4. made better weapons such as cannons,
                                    2. why they explored
                                      1. 1. wealth, being well known, glory
                                        1. 2. trade routes to Asia got them spices
                                          1. 3. TO SPREAD RELIGION: CHRISTIANITY
                                          2. 1. Christopher columbus discovered the americas
                                            1. 2. Agriculture: wheat, grain, rye
                                              1. 4. hunted
                                                1. 3. Hens, horses, cattle, sheep, goats, donkeys
                                                2. 1. used a lot of wood to build and cook
                                                3. 2. European exploration went from 1488-1610
                                                4. incas
                                                  1. CUZCO was capital city
                                                    1. 2. 3400 m above sea level
                                                      1. 1. Located in the Andes Mountains
                                                        1. 3. cobbled roads and stairways
                                                          1. 5. believed to be a holy site
                                                            1. 4. myth was that the Sapa inca chose the sight
                                                              1. 6. builders and engineers
                                                              2. Machu Pichu
                                                                1. 1.Haram Bingham discovered it in 1911
                                                                  1. 2. built 1450-1470 ce
                                                                    1. 4. royal residence and ceremonial area
                                                                      1. 5. abandoned in 1572 CE
                                                                        1. 6. Built for protection against enemies,. religious beliefs. (a temple to prey to gods)
                                                                          1. 3. built high up in a mountain
                                                                          2. CHILDS
                                                                            1. 1. Drawings by Guman Poma are evidence of what life was like for children
                                                                              1. 2. started work at age 5
                                                                                1. 3. farming was important
                                                                                  1. shaped babies' skulls
                                                                                    1. domesticated animals
                                                                                    2. food: potatoes were commonly consumed and allowed them to flourish in Andes Mountains
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