Ice Age and Tribes Anasazi and Mound Builders Houses Vocabulary Bonus!

100

Beringia
What is the name of the ice/land bridge that the earliest Americans used to cross into North America?

100

cliff dwellers
The Anasazi were also known as the ___________ ___________________ because of where they lived

100

Igloo
What kind of structure do Inuit live in?

100

Northern Lights
What is the name for the soft lights that appear in the sky caused by a reflection of sunlight?

100

Corn, squash and beans
What are the three sisters?

200

hunter-gatherers
The Earliest Americans were called this..... it explains the way they got food.

200

Mound Builders
The Creek people's ancestors were the __________ ______________

200

Wigwam
This structure is made from poles tired together to make a dome and bark and reeds to make the walls.

200

An ancestor is a relative from a long time ago
Please define ancestor"

200

Colorado, Utah, New Mexico and Arizona
Which states make up The Four Corners?

300

The Spanish
What are the people that brought horses to America?

300

Know one really knows.
What happened to the Anasazi?

300

buffalo
The Apache and Comanche live in tents made from this animal hide.

300

Canyon
What is a deep valley between mountains called? Usually cut through the rock by river water.

300

to protect them from enemy attacks
Why did Hopi build their pueblos on tpo of hills?

400

seals, walrus, and polar bear (whales as well)
The Inuit hunted these animals...

400

"the ancestors who are not us" or "enemy ancestors"
What does Anasazi mean?

400

pueblos
The Hopi built what kind of structure on top of mesas to protect them from enemy attacks?

400

Mesa
The Spanish word for "table" that is a rocky flat-topped hill.

400

to agree to stop fighting
What does "bury the hatchet" mean?

500

Sequoyah
What is the name of the Native American who created a writing system for the Cherokee language. A tree is named in his honor.

500

They died when Europeans arrived carrying diseases.
What happened to the Mound Builders?

500

Hills or Mounds
The Mound Builders built there houses on top of what?

500

Clan
What is the name for a group of people that are believed to be descended from a common ancestor?

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the peaceful people
What does Hopi mean?

Earliest Americans

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