unit one ( the mound builders, the eastern woodland indians, & the nations of Iroquois league)

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True or False: The Mound Builders lived in clean, well-organized villages of about 500.
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they had elaborate make up and jewelry. They had designs tattooed on their bodies. Hunters painted themselves with bright colors. They also rubbed bare fat on their skin to make it glisten. Men black and dirty teeth with tobacco ash because it was the fashion. And they groomed their hair in special styles
What is a wigwam? 1. a small sack used for caring infants or food 2. A type of litter made from tree limbs and pulled by dogs 3. A house made of tree limbs and covered with bark 4. A canoe made by covering a frame with birchbarkA house made of tree limbs in covered with bark mini eastern Woodlands Indians lived in wigwams. They were one room house is made of narrow tree limbs lashed together with vines and covered in bark. They had round roofs thatched with strong reeds.UNIT ONE: The nations of Iroquois leaguewhich of these words refers to an Iroquois chief? •wampum •sachem •matrilineal •confederacyIroquois chiefs and other leaders of memory and wisdom are called sachems. Sachems are keepers of the people's pastWhat was the purpose of the Iroquois League?The purpose of the Iroquois League was to have a group of leaders who represented their different nations. These leaders would serve their people. They would also meet in council to make decisions that affected all the nations in the league in matters of war and common concern.In the Iroquois nations, were the heads of the family clans men or women?womenThe Iroquois had a matrilineal society. What does this mean? 1. The men hunted and the women farmed. 2. A person's descent was traced through his mother. 3. A child's last name was the same as his father's. 4. Men were elected as sachems by the tribe.1. A person's descent was traced through his mother. Matrilineal is an adjective meaning that descent is traced through the maternal line. The Iroquois had a matrilineal society. Women headed their family clans. en also chose the 10 sachem who represented their nation in the Iroquois League.How would you describe the government of the Iroquois League? 1. a monarchy in which a single king ruled all the nations 2. a confederacy in which elected officials ruled by council1. a confederacy in which elected officials ruled by council. The Iroquois League was a confederacy of nations. Each nation in the league sent 10 elected leaders to a council. They discussed problems faced by all the nations. All council decisions had to be unanimous; everyone had to agree.Which three statements describe Iroquois society? 1. The Iroquois were farmers who did some hunting and gathering. 2. They used wampum to record their people's past. 3. They had a well-developed written language. 4. Men did most of the farming. 5. Women were respected; they headed family clans.These are true statements about Iroquois society: 1. The Iroquois were farmers who did some hunting and gathering. 2. They used wampum to record their people's past. 3. Women were respected; they headed family clans.What is wampum? 1. a mush-type food made with ground corn meal 2. tiny shell beads strung on cords and woven into designs 3. the council where sachem met to discuss league business 4. a pot warriors used to cook their dead enemies1. Wampum is a memory aid used by Iroquois chiefs and other leaders. It's a kind of picture writing. Thousands of tiny shell beads are strung on cords and woven into designs. The designs tell stories and histories of clans. Wampum has also been used as money.