Vocabulary
People
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Student questions
Student Questions

100

The first people arrived in North America during the last Ice Age

What is...The Ice Age?

100

People who crossed the bridge into Alaska

What is...Paleo-Indians?

100

A bridge between northeastern Asia and present day Alaska

What is...Bering Land Bridge?

100

True or False

10,000 years ago was the end of the Ice Age

What is...True

100

Large amounts of water freeze into huge moving sheets of ice.

What is...glaciers?

200

The movement of people or animals from one place to another?

What is...Migration?

200

Built the first pyramids in America

What is...Olmec?

200

Cone shaped houses

What is...TeePees?

200

True or False

The Olmec developed the earliest known civilizations.

What is...True?

200

True or False
People gave up everything that they had for a totem pole

What is...True?

300

People who hunted animals and gather wild plants for food.

What is...Hunter-gatherers?

300

Grew maize, build large cities and canals

What is...Maya?

300

A chamber, underground, used for religious ceremonies

What is...a kiva?

300

Define matrilineal

What is...People who traced their ancestors through their mothers?

300

The 4 corner region included what states

Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah

400

A group's set of common values and traditions

What is...Culture

400

Fierce warriors 

What is...Aztec?

400

Define pueblo

What is...above ground houses made of heavy clay called adobe?

400

Which tribe made pull toys for their children:

A. Maya

B. Olmec

C. Aztec

What is...Olmec?

400

A small tribe in the Andes of South America

What is...Inca?

500

Above ground houses made of heavy clay called adobe

What is...Pueblos?

500

Lived in the 4 corner region

What is...Anasazi?

500

Name the tribe that made long houses

What is...Iroquois?

500

People followed moving herds of animals for:

A. food
B. pets
C. for fun
D. to cross the Bering Land Bridge

What is... A for food?