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5-Social Studies2-1

Early Americans

glaciers huge slow moving sheets of ice
migration movement of people
theory possible explanation
archaeologists scientists who study the culture of native americans long ago
artifacts objects made by eary people
descendant a person's child, grandchild, or later relative
orgin stores stories that tell about the orgins or beginnings of native american people
ancestors early family members that live before you
nomads wanders who had no settled homes
technology use of sctentfic knowlege or tools to make or do something
extinct all of a certain kind of oganisim has died out
agriculture farming
tribe term used to describe a group of Native Americans who share a language and customs
civilization a culture that usually has cities and well developed forms of government, religion, and learning
classes the way the Maya and Olmecs were divided according to what they did for a living
slavery the practice of holding people against their will and making them carry out orders
Pueblo Spanish word for village used to describe the homes of some ancient people
generalization a statement that summarizes groups of facts and show relationships among them
Land Bridge Theory theory of how early people came to North American by migrating across a land bridge
Early American Theory Theory of how early Americans came across the Pacific Ocean in boats
Origin Stories Native American theories of how people have always been in America
climate change caused large animals to die off and people to migrate
Created by: brtouchet