Unit 6 – The Americas before 1517


Americas before 1517 vocabulary Quizlet


Blue book pages: 7-11; 441-465; 553-559; 566-575

Strayer pages: 292-304; 316-323

Mesoamerica, an introduction by Dr. Lauren Kilroy-Ewbank.

Introduction to Andean Cultures by Dr. Sarahh Scher.


Maya overview – Khan Academy

Aztec overview – Khan Academy

Chavin, Nazca, Moche, Huari and Tiwanaku civilizations – Khan Academy

Inca overview – Khan Academy


Art and Culture Readings:

Ancient Maya Sculpture – Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History – at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Maya Architecture – Mark Cartwright

Women in Mayan Society – History on the Net

Art and Culture Videos:

The Mayan Story of Creation – National Geographic – Video

Chakalte’, Relief with Enthroned Ruler (Maya) – Khan Academy


Less important videos:

Unearthing the Aztec past, the destruction of the Templo Mayor


The rise and fall of the Inca Empire – Gordon McEwan




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