A. Mesoamerica is a region in the Americas where the majority of the most developed indigenous civilizations were located. Do an internet search and locate the region of Mesoamerica on a map. What are its boundaries?
B. Mark at least four of the following pre-columbian civilizations on a contemporary map with the dates for each civilization. The map should include major contemporary cities or even better, also includes state boundaries. You may need more than one map, possibly three, one for the U.S., one for Mexico and Central America, and one for Peru and Bolivia. The easiest way to obtain the map(s) would be from the internet. If you find the exact map online include the link with the dates here. The reading will be helpful in locating some areas, but for most of them, you’ll need to do an internet search.
– Olmec civilization
– Teotihuacan civilization
– Tenochtitlan-Aztec capital
– Maya region- archeological sites of Calakmul, Chichen Itza, Tikal
– Lake Titicaca and Tiwanaku civilization
– Machu Picchu and Inca territory
– Clovis culture
– Cahokia mounds