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History
The study of past events
Political science
study of government
Geography
The study of earth and it's features, as well as where people live
Archaeology
Past,Artifacts, fossils, study of the remains of past human life and activities
Constitution
supreme law of the land, great law of peace
Legislative Branch
congress, house of representatives, MAKES THE LAW
Executive Branch
president, ENFORCES THE LAW
Judicial Branch
Supreme court, QUESTION LAW
Myth
based on real facts, story passed down from generation to generation, represents stories and beliefs from your culture
Wampum
valuable beads made from clamshells, painted on, recorded history
Confederation
Union of different independent nations.
Sachem
council cheif of the tribe
Communal
shared ownership
Descendants
lower generations
Nuclear family
father, mother and children, most important tie is marraige
extended family
people to whom you are biologically related to, most important tie is blood
longhouse family
all blood relatives of oldest woman in house, most important
fire side family
father mother children. shared a fireplace, less important then longhouse family
monotheists
one god
polytheists
more then one god
matrilineal
tracing descendent through mothers
patrilineal
tracing descent through father
Dekanawida
Huron indian, who invisioned great peace
Hiawatha
went through with Dekanawidas dream traveling,
The sky woman
fell out of sky........
The earth diver
muskrat who brought up soil
The three sisters
corn, beans, and squash
who was the head of the iroquois family
woman
the good minded twin
normal way, day, right handed, good
evil minded twin
armpit, night, left handed, bad
Five themes of Geography
location, place, human- enviornment interaction, movement, region
SQRRR
survey, question, read, recite, review
role of women in the iroquis confederation
nominated sachems, respected
values in creation myth
opposites, passed down orally
5 nations
SCOOM
seneca, cayuga, onondage, oneida, mohawk ( west to east )
two goals of iroquois confederation
internal and external peace