A History of World Societies Volume B: From 800 to 1815 by John P. McKay, Bennett D. Hill, John Buckler, Patricia PDF

By John P. McKay, Bennett D. Hill, John Buckler, Patricia Buckley Ebrey, Roger B. Beck, Clare Haru Crowston, Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks, Jerry Davila

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In addition to the manner of worship, archaeologists can trace the nature of the deities common in Mesoamerica. Olmec deities, like those of their successors, were combinations of gods and humans, included merged animal and human forms, and had both male and female identities. People practicing later religions based their gods on the fusion of human and spirit traits along the lines of the Olmec were-jaguar: a halfman, half-jaguar figure. The Olmecs also used a Long Count solar calendar — a calendar based on a 365-day year.

The Olmecs, ca. E. Olmec civilization flourished in the coastal lowlands of southern Mexico along the Caribbean coast. Olmec patterns of settlement, culture, religion, organization, and trade are known almost solely through excavation of archaeological sites. Gulf of M ex ic o Tres Zapotes Laguna de los Cerros San Lorenzo Olmecs La Venta El Manatí PA CI FI C OC EA N 0 Olmec site 0 100 100 200 miles 200 kilometers YUCATÁ YU YUC AT N ATÁ PEN INS ULA PENINS UL PENINSULA Ancient Societies What patterns established by early societies shaped civilization in Mesoamerica and the Andes?

However, construction of the interior wooden fence stripped much of the surrounding countryside of trees, which made spring floods worse and eventually destroyed much of the city. An earthquake at the beginning of the thirteenth century furthered the destruction, and the city never recovered. The worsening climate of the fourteenth century, which brought famine to Europe, probably also contributed to Cahokia’s decline, and its population dispersed. Throughout Mississippian areas, the fifteenth century brought increased warfare and migration.

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