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Far North
Huron
Southeast
Seminole
Northeast
Iroquois
Huron
Plains
Pawnee
Southwest
Apache
Yucatan
Mayan
Mexico
Aztec
Scientist who studies ancient ruins and artifacts to learn about the past
Archaeologist
Remains of objects made by humans
Artifacts
Climates and landscapes that surround living things
Environment
A set of common values and traditions. A way of life.
Culture
A hypothetical supercontinent that included all the landmasses of the earth before the Triassic Period
Pangaea
Any period of time during which glaciers covered a large part of the earth's surface (4 different periods)
Ice Age
A narrow stretch of water separating Alaska from Siberia and connecting the Arctic Ocean with the Bering Sea. It is believed that during prehistoric times the strait formed a land bridge by which the original inhabitants of North America arrived from Asia
Bering Strait
A chemical analysis used to determine the age of organic materials based on their content of the radioisotope carbon-14, believed to be reliable up to 40,000 years
Carbon Dating
the type of culture and society developed by a particular nation or region in a particular epoch
Civilization
A government ruled by or subject to religious authority
Theocracy
anno Domini "Year of the Lord" in Latin
A.D.
Before Christ
B.C.
The worship of or belief in more than one god
Polytheism
The doctrine or belief that there is only one God
Monotheism
Of, relating to, or belonging to the ear before recorded history
Prehistoric