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He was a famous missionary to the Indians, died at age 29
David Brainerd
Known as the "Apostle to the Indians"
John Elliot
translated the Scriptures into the Mohawk language
Joseph Brant
invented a system of written language known as syllabary
Sequoya
first modern explorer to reach the North American mainland
John Cabot
opened the way for trade between the French and the Indians
Jacques Cartier
founded Rhode Island and the first Baptist church in America
Roger Williams
discovered the world's largest bay
Henry Hudson
plain or hilly region within the temperate zone covered by grasses
prairie
plants least likely to grow on a prairie
trees
statement best describes the weather conditions of a prairie
extreme weather conditions, more than other areas
most important animal to the Indians of the Plains
bison
fact about the bison
largest land animal in the Western Hemisphere
ground squirrel that did much to shape the surface of the prairie
prairie dog
most famous Indians to settle Mexico
Aztecs
Indians of the Dakota
Sioux
Which Indians of Central America had an advanced early civilization?
Maya
Which tribe was named for the color of their moccasins?
Blackfoot
What do people of Greenland and the Canadian Arctic region call themselves?
Inuit
Most famous South American Indians
Incas
Predominant Indian tribe in Florida
Seminole
League of Five Nations made up of which five tribes?
Iroquois
What type of houses did most Plains Indians live in?
longhouses
Who did the Sioux defeat at the Battle of Little Big Horn?
General Custer
What is the chief tributary of the Mississippi River?
Missouri River
Name the regios in the Dakotas which has many irregular cliffs and beautiful colored hills.
Badlands
Which is the world's largest gulf?
Gulf of Mexico
Name the longest river in the United States.
Mississippi River
Name an important Atlantic current that begins in the Gulf of Mexic.
Gulf Stream
Which hills contain Mount Rushmore?
Black Hills