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Many such empires would rise— and, because of the nomads’ small populations and lack of skill and knowledge in ruling, quickly fall—over the next 1,300 years. As for the HsiungNu, they reasserted their power after the passing of Tang-shi-huai and, by means of intermarriage and migration, extended their reach through space and time. D. 400s, they would, along with various tribes of northern Europe, take part in the destruction of the Roman Empire. Others married Hsien Pei and members of other nations.

Over thousands of years, the first Americans divided into thousands of groups in every part of the New World, yet all these groups shared certain characteristics. This was particularly true of the two most outstanding civilizations of ancient America: the Olmec (OHL-mek) and the Chavín (shah-VEEN). Olmec, Chavín, and other ancient Americans There is enormous variety in the lands of North and South America. This variety causes wide differences in the people’s ways of life. The Olmec homeland in Mesoamerica (the The Americas 261 Words to Know: The Americas Basalt: A dark volcanic rock that is dense and heavy.

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