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The longest river in New Mexico
What is the RIO GRANDE?

100

A long period without rainfall
What is a DROUGHT?

100

New Mexico's greatest shortcoming
What is NOT ENOUGH WATER?

100

The name of the person that the Zuni Pueblo called "Black Mexican"
Who is ESTEVAN?

100

Where Columbus believed he had arrived when he landed in the Americas
What is INDIA?

200

The reason the Catholic church was so interested in the Native population
What is to SAVE THEIR SOULS?

200

Payment of tax by Indians
What is TRIBUTE?

200

The religious room located near the center of each group of houses
What is a KIVA?

200

Where the earliest New Mexicans likely came from
What is ASIA and SIBERIA?

200

The first 2 groups of people that lived in New Mexico
What are CLOVIS and FOLSOM?

300

Two groups who came to New Mexico and learned farming from the Pueblos
Who are the NAVAJO and the APACHE?

300

The role women played in the Anasazi culture
What is PROPERTY OWNERS?

300

Divides the flow of rivers on the continent
What is the CONTINENTAL DIVIDE?

300

The term for people who settle in one place and live in permanent houses
What is SEDENTARY?

300

The term that describes the society where ancestry is traced through the female
What is MATRILINEAL SOCIETY?

400

THREE reasons people left the Chaco Region around 1090 A.D.
What are DROUGHT, FOOD SOURCE TOO FAR AWAY, and FACING STARVATION?

400

The geographic region that most New Mexicans live in
What is BASIN and RANGE?

400

The people who moved into New Mexico after the big game and big game hunters were gone
Who are DESERT CULTURE I?

400

THREE major cultures that grew out of the Desert Culture
What are HOHOKAM, MOGOLLON, and ANASAZI?

400

The term for people who moved where their source of food took them
What is NOMADIC?

500

Archaeologists use THESE to tell the difference between the big game hunters
What are SPEAR POINTS?

500

THREE descriptions of an Anasazi house
What is an APARTMENT STYLE BUILDING, BUILT IN A U OR L SHAPE ROW, and BELOW GROUND IN PITS?

500

THREE things that helped the Spanish conquer the Indians
What is SMALLPOX, CANNONS, and HORSES?

500

THREE reasons that big game and the big game hunters disappeared from New Mexico
What is LACK OF FOOD, DISEASE, and WEATHER CHANGE?

500

The Viceroy of New Spain who sent Fray Marcos to look for the 7 cities of gold
Who is MENDOZA?