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Early America Vocab

Beringia Land bridge between Asia and North America which formed during one of the ice ages.
region A geographic area that has something in common with the surrounding area
nomad A person or tribe that has no permanent home but moves about from place to place.
Iroquois Confederacy A system of government that the Iroquois tribes used.
New World The name for North and South America as called by the Europeans during the Age of Exploration.
Northwest Passage A water route from Europe to Asia traveling in the direction of North America. (Does not exist)
Columbian Exchange The trading of goods (plants, animals, technologies) and ideas between Europeans and Native Americans.
Mercantilism Colonies exist for the good of the “mother” country. Colonies make money for the "mother" country.
Created by: seinhart