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Agriculture is the principal occupation, employing more than three-fifths of the
workers. Nearly one-third of the land is under corn (maize); other crops include
cotton, wheat, clover, dates, and onions. Milk and dairy products also are
Since 1582, when it replaced Patzcuaro as the capital of Michoacan, Morelia has
served as a commercial and processing centre for an extensive agricultural
region that yields principally com (maize), beans, fruit, sugarcane, and cattle.
They grew com (maize), beans, squash, sunflowers, and tobacco. A council of
adult males in each community guided the village chiefs. In the 17th century the
Onondaga numbered about 1,700. The Onondaga tribe, one of the original five ...
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