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Native Americans Intro

  1. 1. Native Americans The development of a people
  2. 2. <ul><li>1. Poetry </li></ul><ul><li>2. Discuss Homework </li></ul><ul><li>3. Native American Notes </li></ul><ul><li>4. Internet Blog #1 </li></ul><ul><li>5. Slideshow </li></ul><ul><li>6. Native Project (time permitting) </li></ul>9/12/2007 Agenda
  3. 3. <ul><li>Is the colonization of the Americas more about the discovery of the “New World” or the tragic end of the “Old World?” </li></ul>Internet Blog #1
  4. 4. I. Migration <ul><li>A. People migrated from current day Russia to North America. </li></ul><ul><li>B. Traveled over the Beringia, the land bridge of b/w Asia and North America. </li></ul><ul><li>C. Migratory hunters followed their food source. </li></ul>
  5. 5. II. Natural Resources <ul><li>A. Native Americans used the natural resources for food, clothing and shelter. </li></ul><ul><li>B. Gathered wild plants for food. </li></ul><ul><li>C. Raised crops like corn. </li></ul><ul><li>D. Hunted wild game. </li></ul><ul><li>E. Created towns and villages. </li></ul>
  6. 6. III. An Advanced Way of Life <ul><li>A. Natives had clear government structures. </li></ul><ul><li>B. Networks for trade with Natives and Europeans. </li></ul><ul><li>C. Rich cultures and traditions. </li></ul><ul><li>D. Despite this early explorers saw natives as nothing more than “savages.” </li></ul><ul><li>E. The culture of contact becomes a story of conflict. </li></ul>

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