Mexican Culture Three native civilizations and the Spanish influenced the culture of Mexico. The Olmecs
Earliest or first civilization in Mexico Counting system Calendar (floods) Farmed using seasonal flooding Religion tied to forces of nature (jaguar-rain); temples Picture writing Artwork, carving giant stone heads Many of the Olmecs were spread to other civilizations.
The Maya Lived in rainforests of the Yucatan Peninsula Cleared forests to farm (flooding) 365 day calendar Number system with zero to count crops
More than 100 cities; largest was Tikal Religious temples Borrowed many ideas from Olmecs The Aztecs Large empire, over 5 million people Writing system
Calendar and number system (farming) Tenochtitlan was their largest city (central Mexico, now Mexico City) Nahuatl was spoken language. Some place names are Nahuatl words (Mexico). Tlaxcalli, corn pancakes, now tortillas The Spanish
Led by Hernando Cortes, conquered the Aztec empire; Aztecs used as slaves Colony called New Spain, capital was Mexico City Official language was Spanish Roman Catholic became official religion Spanish and natives married. Their children were called Mestizos
Atrial syncytium. Ventricular syncytium . Electrical activity of heart. Ca. K. Cl. Na-90 mv. Electrical Gradient. Chemical Gradient. Membrane potentials caused by ion diffusion. Electrical activity of heart. Nernst Equation . Chemical Force.
Protection keeps information secure from other users Reliability protects information loss due to system crashes User vs. System View of a File User level: individual files System call level: collection of bytes Operating system level: A block is a logical...
So the number of deaths by dogs (as per the CDC) cannot be used to define aggression, or the aggression of certain breeds, as aggression is not defined or qualified. There has been no published study of the number of...
Light Scattering Vijay Natraj Ge152 ... Each mixing group is a combination of 4 aerosol components Lognormal distribution Global Climatology of Aerosol Types Scattering Matrix Describes transformation from incident to viewing direction In many cases, function only of scattering angle...
Conservation Vocabulary. Stewardship. a person whose responsibility is to take care of something. Conservation plowing. technique where farmers plow with the curve of the land instead of in straight rows leaving behind some stalks and roots
The Congress of Vienna Conservatives Triumph in Europe 1814-1815 Setting the Stage European heads of government were looking to establish peace & stability after the fall of Napoleon The Congress of Vienna was called to achieve this goal Originally scheduled...
Ready to download the document? Go ahead and hit continue!