Geographic Regions
Vocabulary Words
Prehistoric Indians
Vocabulary Words
Geographic Words

100

What river forms a border between Alabama and Georgia?
What is the Chattahoochee River

100

A throwing stick used by Archaic Indians for hunting.
What is a atlatl

100

When did the first people arrive in Alabama?
What is about 12,000 years ago

100

The remains of a living thing
What is a fossil

100

A nearly flat plain between different branches of the mouth of the river.
What is a delta

200

In which two hemispheres are Alabama located?
What is the Northern and Western

200

Garbage dumps where Archaic Indians threw away empty mussell shells
What is middens

200

Who made useful items such as bowls from stone?
What is Archaic Indians

200

Wearing away of rocks and soil by wind and water
What is erosion

200

Long body of water that flows across the land
What is a river

300

What are the four states that border Alabama?
What is Mississippi, Tennessee, Florida, and Georgia

300

Groups of tribes with common goals and beliefs
What are chiefdoms

300

Who came to Alabama following animals that are now extinct?
What is the Paleo Indians

300

Artwork carved into rocks by Paleo Indians
What is petroglyphs

300

Flat land
What is a plain.

400

What are the five geographic provinces?
What is Cumberland Plateau, Highland Rim, Piedmont, Ridge and Valley and Coastal Plain

400

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

400

Who were the first to use the bow and arrow?
What is Woodland Indians

400

Scientist who study past cultures.
What is archaeologist

400

Low land between hills and mountains
What is a valley

500

What two rivers together create the Alabama River?
What is the Coosa and Tallapoosa Rivers

500

Period of time before history was written down
What is prehistoric

500

In what period were mounds built?
What is the Mississippian Period

500

Scientists who study how the earth was formed.
What is geologists

500

A stream or river bed?
What is a channel