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Chap 2 L 5 & 6

Chapter 2 Lessons 5 & 6 Vocab

lodge A circular house of the Plains Indian.
sod Earth cut into blocks or mats, held together by grass and its roots.
tepee A cone-shaped tent made from wooden poles and buffalo skins.
travois A devise made of two poles fastened to a dog's harness, used to carry possessions.
palisade A wall made of sharpened tree trunks to protect a village from enemies of wild animals.
slash and burn A method of clearing land for farming that includes cutting and burning of trees.
wigwam A round, bark-covered Native American shelter.
wampum Beads made from cut and polished seashells, used to keep records, send messages to other tribes, barter for goods, or to give as gifts.
longhouse A long wooden building in which several related Iroquois families lived together.
confederation A loosely united group of governments working together.
council A group that makes laws.
compromise An agreement in which each side in a conflict gives up some of what it wants in order to get some of what it wants.
resolve To settle.
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