Geographic Regions Vocabulary Words Prehistoric Indians Vocabulary Words Geographic Words

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

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

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

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What is a fossil
The remains of a living thing

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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What are chiefdoms
Groups of tribes with common goals and beliefs

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

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What is petroglyphs
Artwork carved into rocks by Paleo Indians

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What is a plain.
Flat land

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

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

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

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What is archaeologist
Scientist who study past cultures.

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What is a valley
Low land between hills and mountains

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

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What is prehistoric
Period of time before history was written down

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

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

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What is a channel
A stream or river bed?

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