Columbus made his famous voyage across the Atlantic and other European explorers were eager to travel to the lands he described
is a person who moves often, usually in search of food.
meaning planting and growing crops
is a system of making rules and decisions for a group
an illness that spreads quickly and affects many people. Europeans brought new germs and diseases to North America. Their germs caused deadly epidemics.
Powhatan woman when they search for food
help groups of people speak another language
to start a mission, Spain returned to Virginia to battle with the Indians
he taught the American Indians to fear the Spanish explorers
Villages near rivers
Powhatans built their homes here so they could travel by canoe, trade with other people, good source of food. Building near these also provided good water for drinking, cooking, and bathing.
1506 Tidewater village
a Spanish shipped stopped and sailors kidnapped a boy
Giovanni da Verrazano
was probably the first European to pass by Virginia
explorers hoped to discover this as a shortcut to Asia through the Americas
Europeans hoped to find
gold, jewels, and other riches
was the head ruler of the thirty Algonquian-speaking tribes. Only men could be chiefs
they lived in houses made of saplings and bark. They were led by a powerful chief. They grew corn, beans and squash.
adapted to their environment by using resources in nature for food, shelter, and clothing
Native American languages in 1607
Algonquian, Siouan, and Iroquian
according to scientists they arrived by crossing the Bering Land Bridge
a religious settlement
a body of water that separates Asia from North America
continent where nomads might have come from thousands of years ago