This PowerPoint presentation has definitions, pictures, animations and multimedia aspects on The Civilizations of the Americas. It features primary source documents and activities for students to exercise their critical thinking skills and recall the information. Material covered: Mesoamerican & North American geography, founding and details of Olmecs, Mayans, Aztecs and Incas. It also covers the religious importance, rituals, culture and general methods and practices by each of the civilizations. In addition, it is common core compatible with built in questioning and reasoning, and it even includes an art history dimension. This is a must have for a serious educator.