Traditions and Encounters, AP Edition (Bentley), 5th Edition

Chapter 20: Worlds Apart: The Americas and Oceania

Learning Objectives

When you have finished studying this chapter, you should be able to do the following:
  • Compare and contrast the political development of states and empires in postclassical Mesoamerica.
  • Identify and compare the peoples and societies of the north.
  • Identify important features of Mexica society and religion.
  • Explain the rise and development of the Inca empire.
  • Explain the features of Mexica religion and identify prominent deities.
  • Discuss the key characteristics of Inca society and religion.
  • Explain the development and features of nomadic societies in Australia.
  • Identify and discuss key features of Pacific island societies.
Traditions & Encounters, 5e
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