Woodland Period

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Woodland Period

  1. 1. Woodland IndiansWoodland Indians 1000 BC – 800 AD
  2. 2. The Woodland Indians.The Woodland Indians. The rise of the Woodland Indians began after 1000B.C. and ended around 800 A.D. They developed Farming along the East Coast. ◦ They cleared fields using new tools that they developed. Grooved axes were made out of stone. ◦ They began to plant and harvest crops. ◦ They began to store excess food for the winter and early spring.
  3. 3. Notice the selection of plants is very limited compared to what we have today.
  4. 4. The Woodland Indians.The Woodland Indians. Tools: Bow and Arrow This allowed them to hunt larger game such at deer.
  5. 5. The Woodland IndiansThe Woodland Indians SETTLEMENTS Groups began to form tribes that would settle along streams and creeks. Built protective walls around their villages and storage facilities.
  6. 6. The Woodland IndiansThe Woodland Indians Three things that the Woodland Indians developed first: ______________________________________ _____ 1. Bow and Arrows. 2. Well-developed pottery. 1. Made from Clay. 3. Farming. (Horticulture)
  7. 7. What river flows through the center ofWhat river flows through the center of this region?this region?
  8. 8. Tools used to decorate potteryTools used to decorate pottery
  9. 9. The Woodland IndiansThe Woodland Indians Religion: ◦ They started building burial mounds for their dead.  Example – Rock Eagle ◦ They would bury their dead with many items that they felt were special. ◦ They also believed in a life after death.
  10. 10. Burial Mound in Central GA.Burial Mound in Central GA.
  11. 11. They believed in life after death.They believed in life after death.
  12. 12. Mr. Pinto’s Social Studies PageMr. Pinto’s Social Studies Page

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