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The Bering Strait
How the first Native Americans came to North America from Asia.
How did we learn about the lifestyle of the first Americans?
By archaeologists digging where the people once lived.
Iroquois
Lived in the Eastern Woodlands. Were hunters and farmers. Formed a league of tribes.
What are the marks of a civilization?
Cities, trade, government, writings, art, and science.
Name three things that affect history?
People, events, Geography
What is history?
It is our past.
Name three ways we learn about the past?
Orally,written,pictures and Archaeologists.
Aztec
Built a huge empire. Made human sacrifices. Tenochtitlan was their capital.
Maya
Lived in the Yucatan. Priests very important. Had a written language. Chichen Itza was an important city.
What is a portable house made of buffalo hides, used by the Plains Indians?
tepee
What is the order in which events occur?
chronological
What is an object used to study cultures?
artifact
Inca
Lived in mountains of South America. Great builders. Cuzco was their capital.
Who is a person who studies plants and animal remains, ruins of buildings, and other objects?
archaeologist
What is the abbreviation that means "in the year of our Lord" and is used in dates after the birth of Christ?
A.D.