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PAT: The Americas

Vocab 1.1 to 1.2 for now

Archaeology The study of the material remains of ancient peoples.
Artifact A tool, weapon, or other object left behind by early people.
Strait A narrow passage of water between two larger bodies of water.
Migration The movement of people into a new area.
Nomad Person who moves from place to place.
Maize A variety of corn
Carbon dating A scientific method of determining the age of an artifact
Culture A people's shared values, beliefs, traditions, and behaviors
Civilization Highly developed society
Theocracy A society that is ruled by religious leaders
Hieroglyphic A form of writing that uses symbols or pictures to represent things, ideas, and sounds
Terrace A broad platform of flat land cut into a slope
Irrigate To supply water to crops by artificial means
Clan A group of people who have a common ancestor
Federation A government that links and unites different groups
Created by: Turn46