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Citizenship Focus: Establishing Personal Identities

Unit 9: Mesoamerican Civilizations

Guiding Question: How do we establish our identities?

Students consider the factors that influence their own identities as they gain an appreciation for the unique qualities that define the cultural identity of several Mesoamerican civilizations.


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Geography of North America

Diversity and Cultural Identities

The Olmec and Zapotec

The Mayan Empire

Teotihuacan and the Toltecs

Maztec or Aztec Kingdoms

Conflict in the North and Cooperation in the South

Arrival of the Conquistadors

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