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

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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Mesa Verde, the largest Anasazi town, had a population of about twenty-five hundred living in houses built into and on cliff walls. Roads connected Mesa Verde to other Anasazi towns, allowing timber and other construction materials to be brought in more easily. Eventually drought, deforestation, and soil erosion led to decline in both the Hohokam and Anasazi cultures. e. ), named for a town in Ohio near the site of the most extensive mounds. Some mounds were burial chambers holding either a powerful individual or thousands of more average people.

The day is defined by the god’s head in its hand, which means six, and the skull beneath the hand, which means ten: sixteen days. (Otis Imboden/National Geographic Creative) ANALYZING THE IMAGE Calendars show not only dates but also the sense of time of the people who used them. What do the figures in this calendar show you about the Maya and their world? CONNECTIONS How does the Maya system of numbers (near right) resemble other numerical systems with which you are familiar? 1 2 3 4 11 12 13 14 5 6 7 15 16 8 17 9 18 10 19 civilization: just as in good times kings attributed moral authority and prosperity to themselves, so in bad times, when military, economic, and social conditions deteriorated, their subjects saw the kings as the cause and turned against them.

QUESTIONS FOR ANALYSIS . Who carries out the creation of the world and human beings in each of these accounts? How does the process of creation combine the spiritual and the material world? . How are humans created? What does this process suggest about the relations between humans and the rest of creation? 2500 B . C . –1500 C . E . E. The animals represent blocks of time, while the dots and profiles of gods mark numbers. The monkey (right column, second from top) signals a day date. The day is defined by the god’s head in its hand, which means six, and the skull beneath the hand, which means ten: sixteen days.

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