History chapter 7 pages 120-125
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Used to refer to many tribes of Indians
of the Southwest region of North
Made their homes in caves, became known as cavedwellers
Indians of the eastern half of the U.S. who built earthen mounds.
Sioux, Cheyenne, Crow, Blackfeet, and
Tribes who migrated over the grasslands, lived in tepees, and hunted buffalo, elk, and antelope
Reasons for which mounds were built
Graves sites and temples
A mound in the shape of an animal or object
A league formed in the early 15th century by Six Eastern Woodlands tribes who spoke the same language
5 Civilized Tribes
Name given to the Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Creeks, and Seminoles by the European settlers. these southeastern tribes maintained a peaceful relationship with neighboring tribes and colonies.
Indians that lived in what is now Guatemala and the Yucatan Peninsula.
Like the Greeks the Mayan civilization consisted of independent city states
Built their capital city Tenochtitlan in the middle of a lake in central Mexico using floating islands and causeways and bridges.
Tribe of central Mexico characterized by war and warriors. They worshipped many gods, including Queztalcoatl.
They were governed by an elected monarchy.
Punished adultery by stoning
Who owned the land in the Inca empire
All land was owned by the ruler called
How did the Iroquois Confederacy impact the other Indian tribes and European explorers?
The Iroquois Confederacy was very powerful and the British and French colonists needed its cooperation in order to accomplish anything.
Aztec god who was thought to bring prosperity. Lived on earth but was forced to leave and promised to return.
Indians of South America who developed systems of travel and communication across the Andes mountains.
Capital city of the Inca empire