Flora y fauna de oasisamerica

Flora y fauna de oasisamerica

Cultures of oasisamerica

Oasisamerica was noted for its numerous deposits of a light blue-green mineral called turquoise, which was found within sedimentary, volcanic or sandy rocks. The turquoise stone had a slight opaque-opaque luster and a low-hardness density.
It proved to be an important gemstone for the cultures of the time. Numerous sculptures decorated with turquoise stone were found in the Mesoamerican region. In that region there were no deposits of this mineral and it is estimated that it was traded from the Oasis American region.
As for clothing, it consisted of loincloths, sandals and a headband. In addition, women used to wear a cape or apron and different ornaments, such as necklaces and bracelets, which determined their social status.
The Oasis American flora was characterized by xerophytic vegetation (plants adapted to heat and drought), such as cacti, bushes and agaves or succulents, capable of storing water in their own tissues.
The peoples of Oasis America, on the other hand, settled in a sedentary manner and made an effort to take advantage of natural resources, such as the rivers that flowed into oases, which allowed them to adapt to the conditions of the region.

Climate of oasisamerica

The Protoneolithic was a period of American prehistory that lasted between 5000 and 2500 B.C. and is part of the so-called Lithic Stage. This term was created by Gordon Willey and Philip Phillips.
Oasisamerica is a cultural and geographic area belonging to pre-Columbian North America, which extended from Utah to Mexico.  It is a term often used by researchers, mainly Mexican anthropologists.  It also extended from the coast of the Gulf of California to Sonora,
In Aridoamerica we can find regions belonging mainly to Mexico and also some regions of the southwestern United States. Oasisamerica is located to the north; and Mesoamerica refers to the south and east of the continent. These terms began to be used

Flora of aridoamerica

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A cultural area that encompasses the territory of present-day Mexico and almost all of Central America, where a series of civilizations that shared cultural traits and traditions developed before the arrival of Europeans in the 15th century.
Considered as the geographic part where desert North America begins, it borders irregularly with Mesoamerica to the south, to the west with Oasis America, to the north with the Great Plains and to the east with the Gulf of Mexico.
Mesoamerica (Greek: μέσος [mesoz], ‘intermediate’ )? is the term for the region of the American continent comprising approximately southern Mexico (from a line running from the Fuerte River, down southward to the Bajío valleys and then continuing northward to the Pánuco River), and the territories of Guatemala, El Salvador, Belize, and the western portions of Honduras, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica. It is a cultural macroregion of great importance…


In the History class of the second year of high school we will see the topic: «The cultural areas of ancient Mexico: Oasisamerica», with which you will learn about the formation process of Mesoamerica, its main cultural characteristics and identify the similarities and differences between the cultural areas of Aridamerica and Oasisamerica.
The flora is composed of cactus, shrubs, nopales, magueys, in the desert areas. However, on the banks of the bodies of water the vegetation is more abundant. Among the animals, coyotes, reptiles, birds and insects can be found, and in the grasslands, skunks and pumas.
Some Arid American groups depended more and more on the cultivation of plants until they became true farmers. Because of the adverse environment due to the dryness of the territory, complex irrigation systems were indispensable to establish agriculture. For this reason, the territory of Oasis America was slow to expand. Their economic system was complex because they practiced agriculture, which in some places came late; hunting and fruit gathering strongly supported their economy. Trade with Mesoamerica was also important for the acquisition of the prized turquoise from the north. However, each cultural super-area remained autonomous, thanks to the distances between populations and the fact that Oasisamerica had more frequent contact with its neighbors in Arid America.

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