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1

What is an interaction sphere? Provide an example from Mesoamerica and an example from Europe.

2

Describe what “slash-and-burn” agriculture is. How is it different from “slash-and-char” agriculture? Which process better protects the environment?

3

What do scientists and researchers mean when they say that the present-day Amazon rainforest was created by man? What do they base their conclusions on?

4

Explain the diverse positions of the environmentalist and the developer relative to the future of the rainforest. What do the terms “nomos” and “physis” mean?

5

How did Pizarro defeat the Inka? When the Spaniard conquistadors were first seen by the Inka, what were they shocked about?

6

What was the importance of maize in the Americas? How was it developed and what other produce or crops can it be compared to?

7

How did the Mexica priests react when confronted by visiting European priests about Christianity? What warning did the European...

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