Land Migration of early peoples.
Early Mesoamerican and South American Societies.
Early Societies.
Native American Culture Areas
Other
100

The small strip of land used to migrate from Asia to the Americas

The Bering Land Bridge

100

The earliest known civilization in Meso-America

Olmecs

100

Above ground houses made of a heavy clay called adobe

Pueblos

100

This culture area is a massive dry region that stretches south from Canada into Texas

The Great Plains

100

Name the Three Sisters

Corn, Beans, Squash

200

What was the name of the indigenous group that migrated to the Americas using the Bering Land Bridge?

Paleo-Indians

200

Which tribe was known as a warrior tribe?

Aztecs

200

The Anasazi grew these 3 crops

Maize, beans, squash

200

This culture area was home to the Iroquois

The Northeast

200

Describe the term matrilineal

Tracing your roots/ancestry through the mother and not father

300

What happened the Bering Land Bridge?

It disappeared at the end of the Ice Age (ice melted and sea levels rose)

300

Which civilization was originally located in the Andes Mountains

Incas

300

Kivas were used for this purpose

Religious Ceremonies

300

A cold region where the people relied on dogs for jobs like hunting and pulling sleds

The North

300

What are potlatches?

Potlatches were feasts that many wealthy people participated in and they gave away belongings. This feast raised the social status of the host.  

400

What types of animals did Paleo-Indians hunt?

Buffalo and Deer

400

Which civilization created an advanced water canal system?

Mayans

400

The name of the region where New Mexico, Colorado, Arizona and Utah meet

Four Corners Region

400

What two tribes were located in the Arctic?

Inuit and Aluet

400

Name all of the tribes in the Iroquois League

Cayuga, Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, and Seneca.

500

What led and guided the Paleo-Indians across the Bering Land Bridge

Animal Herds

500

This technique was used for keeping track of records in knotted strings in substitute for the non-existent written language.

Quipu

500

Name one mound building community

Hopewell or Mississippian

500

Name all the Native American Culture Areas

Arctic, Subarctic, Northwest Coast, Southeast, California, Northeast, Southwest, Plateau, Great basin, Great Plains 

OR

North and Northwest, West and Southwest, Great Plains, Northeast and Southeast

500

How did the geography and climate influence the way that Native Americans lived?

Geography influenced the way the Native Americans lived because they all had different resources to use depending which region they were in. Each tribe had to adapt to their climate and lived in different ways because of their geography and their climates.

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