EARLY PEOPLE VOCABULARY OLMEC, MAYA, MOUND BUILDERS, PUEBLOANS MORE VOCABUALRY! OTHER NATIVE AMERICAN GROUPS

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What is Beringia?
Land bridge that some believe the early people came across 12,000 of years ago

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What are ancestors?
Family members who lived before you

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What is agriculture?
Made it possible for the early people to begin to build villages and cities

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What is a class?
A group of people in a society who have something in common

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trees
Main resource of the Eastern Woodland Indians

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What is Asia?
Continent that early people who crossed Beringia came from

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What is migration?
Movement of people or animals from one place to another

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Who are the Mayans?
Developed a counting system which included the number zero

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What is a tradition?
A way of life or an idea that has been handed down from the past

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their language
What classified the Eastern Woodland Indians as either Iroquois or Algonquian?

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What is hunting and gathering?
Way in which these early people got their food

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What are artifacts?
Objects made by early people and found by later people

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Who were the Mound Builders?
Built their villages on top of their burial graves

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What is a civilization?
A group of people with ways of life, religion, and learning

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to settle conflicts between people
Major purpose of the Iroquois League

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What are glaciers?
Covering much of the northern hemispher at this time were....

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What are stories of origin?
Stories of early people which explained how they came to be

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Who are the Pueblo?
Built their villages out of adobe and against the walls of canyons...got their name from the Spanish word for village

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What is a cultural region?
An area in which people share some ways of life

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water and buffalo
Name the two most important resources of the Plains Indians.

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What is agriculture? (How to plant seeds, farming, etc.)
Discovery of this drastically changed the lifestyle of the Early Americans

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What is a theory?
An idea based on study and research. Example: Beringia

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What are the Olmec?
Known as the 'mother culture'

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What is division of labor?
Dividing up work so that everyone has a special job to do

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seal meat
Native Americans living in the Arctic banned together to share what when food was scarce?

5th GRADE SOCIAL STUDIES: CHAPTER 2

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