Cimate
History
History 2
Environment
Mixed Bag
100

This part of Mexico is dry, desert, and not well populated.

Northern Mexico

100

When native people grew maize, this was the beginning of this.

Agriculture

100

The Spanish came to America looking for: 

Silver and gold

100

This lead to major population growth.

Health improvements

100
The Olmec's used this type of writing system.

Hieroglyphics

200

These weather events occur more often in southern Mexico due to the higher chance of rain. 

Hurricanes
200

The Mayan's excelled at this.

Astronomy

200

During this movement, people questioned the rule of kings and purposed that people had basic rights.

Enlightenment

200

What is it called when trees are cut down and burned?

Deforestation
200

The Aztecs were skilled at this:

Farming

300

What is the definition of altitude?

The height above sea level

300

The Aztecs built these to bring water to the capital. 

Aqueducts

300

Who wanted to help the poor and broke up large estates to give land to poor farmers?

Benito Juarez

300

As cities grew quickly and became overcrowded, there was a lack of water and pollution occurred. What is this called?

Urban growth

300

What is the system that brings water to land?

Irrigation

400
What happens to the temperature as the altitude increases?

It gets cooler

400

The Mayan's constructed calendars that had two main purposes. Name the two. 

Guide farmers and plan religious ceremonies.

400

What sparked the Mexican Revolution?

Widespread poverty

400

What has led to Mexico's land becoming desert?

Overgrazing

400

Land resources of Mexico include: metal, oil, and this:

Hydroelectric power

500

Crops are grown in this part of Mexico.

South

500

The Olmec's influenced other cultures through this:

Trading

500

What is the name of a solider-explorer?

Conquistador

500

What builds up in the soil of irrigated fields?

Salt

500

This is not a good land resources of Mexico:

Farmland

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