Mesoamerica Vocabulary

Mesoamerica - Middle America, located between the United States and South America

Yucatan Peninsula - the land that stretches into the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico

elevation - the height of land above sea level

slash-and-burn agriculture - a method of clearing land for farming by cutting down trees and then burning them

cacao - a tropical tree that produces the beans from which chocolate is made

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