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Encounter! Native Americans Meet the European Explorers

To help 4th graders get a broader sense of the early Americas beyond our previous study of the Iroquois and Algonquians of the Eastern Woodlands area, here are some quick links about the Aztecs, Incas and Pueblos Nations. (Next up: website links for the European Explorers…there are more beyond Christopher Columbus!)

KidsPast.com (Aztecs, Incas, and Pueblos)
1) http://www.kidspast.com/world-history/0281-aztecs.php
2)
http://www.kidspast.com/world-history/0282-aztec-empire.php
3)
http://www.kidspast.com/world-history/0283-aztec-government.php
4)
http://www.kidspast.com/world-history/0284-aztec-empire-falls.php
5)
http://home.freeuk.net/elloughton13/mexico.htm

1) http://www.kidspast.com/world-history/0285-inca-empire.php
2)
http://www.kidspast.com/world-history/0287-incas-fall.php
3)
http://www.culturefocus.com/peru-machu-picchu.htm
4)
http://library.thinkquest.org/C004980/english/main.htm

1) http://www.kidspast.com/world-history/0269-southwest-peoples.php
2)
http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/northamerica/before1500/history/pueblo.htm
3)
http://blogs.scholastic.com/kidspress/2010/08/the-acoma-pueblo-of-new-mexico.html
4)

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