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Cocoa

Famous Things

Int
Teens & Adults
Grades 6–12

Over 2,000 years ago, the Mayas of South America discovered how to dry and crush the cacao seeds and use the powder to make a drink.

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pod
ripe
harvested
rack
crushed
bitter
emperor
wealthy
invented
afford
melted
rations
troops
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