Challenge of Geography in South AmericaChallenge of Geography in South America
Andes: Mountains in modern day Peru. Home of the Incan Empire. Difficulty of creating civilization in a mountainous region is eventually overcome
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Physiography a narrow strip of land connecting two larger land bodies is known as a(n)Physiography a narrow strip of land connecting two larger land bodies is known as a(n)
The funnel-shaped connection between North America and South America, extending from Mexico through Panama to Colombia, is an example of
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Sapir-Whorf HypothesisSapir-Whorf Hypothesis
Sapir: The real world is to a large extent unconsciously built up upon the language habits of the group We see and hear and otherwise experience very largely as we do because the language habits of our community predispose certain choices
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The Collapse Of The Aztecs IntroductionThe Collapse Of The Aztecs Introduction
However, the victory of the Spanish in central Mexico was not typical of the European encounters with civilized peoples in the 16th century
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The Fall of the Aztec EmpireThe Fall of the Aztec Empire
World’or was it the Aztec’s own ‘fatalism and obsession with ritual,’ that allowed the Spanish to destroy them? Undoubtedly the tactical alliance of the Spaniards with the native Tlaxcaltecas was a turning point in the campaign
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Age of ExplorationAge of Exploration
During which time European nations expanded their influences to places such as the Americas, Africa, and the Far East
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California explorers bering, vitus jCalifornia explorers bering, vitus j
Vitus Jonassen Bering (1681-1741) was a Danish explorer and navigator who explored the seas off Alaska and northeastern Siberia. Bering was a sublieutenant in the fleet of Tsar Peter I the Great of Russia
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