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

100

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

100

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

100

What kind of structure do Inuit live in?
Igloo

100

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

100

What are the three sisters?
Corn, squash and beans

200

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

200

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

200

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

200

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

200

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

300

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

300

What happened to the Anasazi?
Know one really knows.

300

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

300

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

300

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

400

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

400

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

400

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

400

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

400

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

500

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

500

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

500

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

500

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

500

What does Hopi mean?
the peaceful people