Summarize the development and geographical evolution of North America

668 Words Aug 11th, 2014 3 Pages
Kristen Jeter
August 25, 2014
Block 30
Development/Geographic Evolution Essay

The development f North America came to be when Christopher Columbus and the European explorers cashed into the Native Americans. However, the geographical evolution was some many millions of years before that. Geographical evolution came to be from the continental drift, and The Great Ice Age. The development of North America happened when people started moving to the Americas (Native Americans), and When the European explorers/settlers clashed with the Native Americans. First and foremost, the geographical evolution of North America came to be from the continental shift. Some 225 million years ago all the continents were one whole together, known as
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The development of North America started when people started moving to the Americas (Native Americans). The people who were the actual first to people the Americas is unknown. As far as what is known, the earliest peoples of America were the Nomadic Asians – “immigrants” the ancestors of Native Americans. The melting of the ice from the Great Ice Age formed a land bridge about 10,000 years ago that the nomads trekked across. The Nomadic Asians trekked across the Bering isthmus for about 250,000 years, slowly peopling the Americas. Native Americans were some of the earliest people. In 5000 B.C., agriculture accounted for size and sophistication of Native American civilization. Corn cultivation spread across the Americas and began to transform nomadic hunting bands into settled agricultural villagers. Another form of development was when Christopher Columbus and the European explorers clashed with the Native Americans. The European settlers peopled the 13 English colonies on the eastern shores of North America in the 17th and 18th centuries, many years after Native Americans peopled the Americas. Life in America for the Europeans made them different from their European cousins; they embraced their country s independent. Most colonists strove to live their lives unfettered by social hierarchies, official religion, and tyranny. The cherished paradigms that

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