Secondary III Chapter 1 Part 3 Economic Activities and Alliances - Coggle…
Secondary III Chapter 1 Part 3 Economic Activities and Alliances
Corn, beans, squash, pottery
Amber, shells, silver, obsidian, silica, iron
Goal: satisfy needs
Very long distances
Waterways were channels of communication
Points of trade at the confluence of waterways or forest trails
Trade partners became political and military partners
Trading was an opportunity to renew alliances and maintain peace
Relations led to the establishment of alliances.
Some nations decided to coordinate their actions to defend common interests.
Contested hunting territory
Wanted to establish control over certain trade goods
Demanded a toll to pass on their territory
If diplomatic negotiations failed...
Prisoners of war
sometimes adopted by family to replace a deceased family member
sometimes, prisoners were tortured