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SS Ch2 S2 - 6P

for Adam

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What is the Eastern Woodland? The cultural region east of the Mississippi River; was once covered by thick forests
Eastern Woodland - why were trees an important resource to the Native tribes? Trees were used for canoes, shelters, tools, weapons and food.
Eastern Woodland - what jobs did the people do? They were hunters, farmers and gatherers.
Eastern Woodland - what did the women do? They prepared the food, used animals skins to make clothing and moccasins, planting and harvesting.
Eastern Woodland - what did the men do? They hunted for food, used antlers and bones to make tools, used spears and nets to fish and cleared the land for farming.
Where did the Iroquois live? They lived from the coast, near the Great Lakes region.
What are the 5 regions of the Iroquois? Mohawk, Oreida, Onondoga, Seneca, Cayuga
How did the Iroquois live? Built villages on top of steep hills; used palisades to protect against enemies; lived in longhouses with up to 50 people
What is a palisade? A wall of tall wooden poles
Who was Hiawatha? An Iroquois warrior
What did Hiawatha see? He saw his family killed by members of another nation.
What does the tradition say about Hiawatha? He must kill those who killed his family.
What did Hiawatha do to make the fighting stop? He met with the peacemaker. They worked together to convince the 5 nations to unite and work together.
What is the Iroquois League? The 5 nations became one group around 1570 AD.
The Algonquin - where? Mostly lived on coastal plain (Delaware, Wampanoag, Powhatan); others lived near the Great Lakes (Ottawa, Chippewa, Miami)
The Algonquin - their homes? They lived in longhouses or wigwams, round bark covered shelters
The Algonquin - clothing? Men wore shirts, leggings and moccasins. Women wore dresses. Used deerskin for clothing.
Government? There are 2 chiefs - one governs matters of peace and the other governs matters of war
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