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LA History

Chapter 5 Vocabulary

Archaeologist A scientist who studies the items left behind by ancient peoples to determine how they lived.
Midden A garbage mound left by prehistoric people.
Nomad A wanderer.
Atlatl A throwing stick with weights used by the prehistoric people to throw spears with more force and for farther distance.
Mound A raised area created by prehistoric peoples and thought to be used for ceremonial and burial purposes.
Agriculture Farming.
Temple Mound A mound built by prehistoric Indians used for religious ceremonies.
Artifact An item lft behind by ancient people and studied by archaeologists to determine how they lived; examples included bits of stone, bone, pottery, tools, cave paintings, weavings, skeletons, items buried with the dead; leftover trash.
Immunity Natural resistance.
Tribe A group of people who share a common ancestry, languaage, name, and way of living.
Treaty A formal agreement between two or more nations.
Totem Tribal symbol.
Clan A group of people who are related by blood.
Pirogue A dugout made by Native Americans and the French; cypress logs were partially burned and the burned section scraped out.
Calumet A peace pipe.
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