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Define: Ancestor
People from whom one is descended.
Define: Anthropologists
Scientists who study human cultures.
Define: Archaeologists
Scientists who study items left behind by ancient peoples.
Define: Clan
Groups of people who believed themselves related by blood.
Define: Culture
Ways of life.
Define: Tribe
Is a group of people who share a common ancestry, language, name, and way of living.
Define: Artifacts
Items as pieces of stone, bone, pottery, and tools to discover how the people lived.
Define: Atlatl
A sort stick which helped them throw spears with more force.
Define: agriculture
Farming
Define: Dialects
A regional form of language.
What were the three (3) spoken language families?
1. Algonquian
2. Iroquoian
3. Siouan
What were the three (3) spoken language families?
1. Algonquian
2. Iroquoian
3. Siouan
Archaeologists have grouped the pre-contact peoples into for cultures. Please list the four cultures in order.
1. Paleo - culture lasted about 10,000 years ago.
2. Arachic - culture covers the period from about 10,000 to about 2,500 years ago.
3. Woodland - culture developed about 1000 BC to 1000 AD.
4. Mississippian - Culture started about 700 AD to about 1300.
What is the difference between the Pre-contact and Post-contact Indians.
Pre-contact records are based on the findings of archaeologists. Post-contact records are based on the findings of the Europeans after making contact and maintaining records about them.
What is the signifiance differnce between the Pre-contact and Post-contact Indians.
Pre-contact records are based on the findings of archaelologists. Post-contact records are based on the findings of the Europeans after making contact and maintaining records about them.