Feb 02 - Wenke and Olszewski 583-595

Answer two of the following three questions in a two part answer of no more than 200 words each.

1. Compare the issue of the control of water between the polities in the eastern US and those discussed in the south-west.

2. Compare ceremonial architecture in the southwest and in the eastern US.

3. If maize, beans, and squash were the agricultural staples of complex societies in Mesoamerica why did the presence of these crops in the US southwest and east, together with other evidence of cultural contact with groups in Mexico, not result in greater social complexity north of the Rio Grande?