Native American 1

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Relative Location

The position of one place compared to other places.

Continent

One of Earth's seven largest land masses.

Population

The number of people who live in an area.

Mountain Range

A group of connected mountains.

Erosion

The gradual wearing away of the Earth's surface.

Prairie

An area of flat or rolling land covered mostly by grasses.

Environment

The surroundings in which people, plants, and animals live.

ancestor

An early family member.

theory

An idea based on study research.

migration

The movement of people.

artifact

An object made by a person.

civilization

A group of people with ways of life, religion, and learning.

tradition

A way of life or an idea handed down from the past.

class

A group of people in a society who have something in common.

division of labor

Work that is divided so that it is possible to produce more goods.

palisades

A wall made of tall wooden poles to protect a village from enemies.

longhouse

A long wooden building in which several families could live.

wampum

Beads cut from seashells to make designs that showed important decisions, events, or stories, or traded and exchanged for goods.

confederation

A loose group of governments working together.

wigwam

A round, bark-covered shelter.

lodge

A large round earthen house used by Central Plains Native Americans.

sod

A layer of soil held together by the roots of grasses.

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