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Ch 2 lesson 1-5
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How do scientists think people first came to North America?
People walked across a land bridge between Alaska and Asia.
How did the first people in North America find food?
They hunted animals and gathered wild plants.
How did people's lives change when they stopped migrating to grow crops?
More people survived because of the supply of food.
The Ancient Pueblo people
built big buildings made of stone with many rooms.
The Aztec civilization
controlled Central Mexico around 1300.
In the 1500s the Native AMericans of the Nortwest
hunted, fished, and gathered roots and berries.
Which of the following were important resources for AMerican Indians in the Northwest?
salmon and forests
What is a potlatch?
a feast that lasts for several days
The Tlingit people
were one of the largest American Indian groups in the Pacific Northwest.
Families from the same clan
lived together in big houses.
The Southwest is
mostly dry desert.
raised corn, beans, and squash.
The Hopi religion says the Hopi people
are caretakers of the land.
The Hopi live in
What American Indian nation live in Mexico?
The American Indians in the Eastern Plains
worked their farms and hunted buffalo.
The Western Indians
followed herds of buffalo.
were nomads and fierce warriors.
Which states are the Rocky Mountains in?
Idaho, Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico
THe Mississippi River runs
east of Minnesota, Iowa, and Missouri
The American Indians of the Eastern Woodlands
hunted and farmed for food.
Which of the following was not eaten in the Eastern Woodlands?
Who chose the chiefs of the Haudenosaunee League?
the clan mothers
Maine, Massachusetts, and New Jersey are
next to the Atlantic Ocean
How many states border Lake Michigan?