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SS Vocab #1

Artifact An old item that was onced used. (Arrow head)
Archaeology Study of evidence left by people in order to find out about the past cultures.
Glacier Thick sheets of ice that covered the world over 10,000 years ago.
Land-Bridge theory Scientific explanation for the arrival of the earliest Americans who traveled over the Beringian, "Land Bride".
Irrigation A method to water crops by channeling water from river or streams.
Surplus Extra goods--- more than is needed
Adobe Sun-dried brick used to build and protect homes of the Pueblo people.
Pueblo Adobe dwelling, with many rooms.
Culture Unique way of life that are shaped by a variety of factors overtime, how a group of people live.
Culture Area Region in which people share a similar way of life.
Tribe A group of people that share common customs, languages or rituals.
Clans Groups of families that were related to each other. (Iroquois lived in clans.)
Civilization An advanced culture in which people have developed cities, science and industries.
Sachem A tribal Chief that was elected by women of the clan. (Evidence of women political power.)
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