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S.S. Early America

Test- January 18th

How did each group of Native people adapt/effect their environment? see notebook
Who were the first americans? Native Americans
How did the first americans get here? A land bridge connected Asia and America
When did the first americans get here? During the Ice Age
What are the 5 themes of geography? Movement, Region, Location, Place, Human/Environmental interaction
Movement Way humans move, information, things, animals, trade in environment
Region - Political/Physical (country foundry, mountain range) - Functional (servable area) -Cultural (Religion)
Human/Environment Interaction -Adapt -Modify -Depend
Location -Absolute (Longitude and latitude) -Relative (Described by landmarks)
Place -Physical (Landforms) -Human (Anything created by humans)
People of the eastern woodlands long houses, tree to build with, hunt local animals, farmed and resources-- which led to big population, led to fighting
people of the south west planted crops on cliff tops which made homes cool, build mud houses, dry
people of the great plains could live in teepees because of buffalo hide which was transportable, followed buffalo, farmed beans, sunflowers, corn, squash.went where animals went. horses
early cultures of southwest cliffs protected homes. hard for invaders, could collect water by irrigation
people of the far north houses, hunting animals made them move around.
other people of the west have to keep moving because the environment kills off food, resulting in having to move towards the food. Take what's offered
mound builders people who made mounds out of dirt
pueblos houses made out of adobe
adobe sun-dried brick used in building
drought when there is no water
igloos house made of snow and ice
kayaks small skin boats
travois sled pulled by dogs
long houses built out of trees and wooden poles
sachems A chosen tribal leader in the eastern woodlands
viking seafaring people from scendinavia in northern europe
christopher columbus italian born sailor who led spanish fleet into the carribean
lief erickson who led viking sailors to the northern tip of north america
vinland flat, wooded territory
tainos native americans who met columbus on a small carribean island
columbian exchange a world wide exchange of goods and ideas that transformed people's lives around the globe. began w/ columbus
how did the arrival of columbus affect the tainos? Spanish changed their way of life by murder, slavery, and disease
2 effects of the columbian exchange on Native americans -slavery -disease
3 ways native americans influence our way of life today -government -pottery, leather -sports, lacrosse
Created by: bml9913