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  • 1. Michigan Geography and Early History Geography Early People
  • 2. Michigan History
  • 3. Map of Thomas Jefferson’s plan for the division of states West of Appalachia.
  • 4. What Region is Michigan Located In? • Midwest • Mideast • East North Central – according to Dept. of Commerce • Great Lakes – Many college regional's are called the Great Lakes Region • Eastern – As in the Detroit Pistons Conference and the Eastern Time Zone • Central – As in the Detroit Lions Conference • Mid-American – as in the Mid-American Conference (MAC)
  • 5. Today’s Plan • Jumpstart Assignment – What does this picture tell you about Michigan’s first people? (Write your answer in your notebook) • Notes: Michigan’s Early People • Assignment: The Early Residents
  • 6. Michigan – What’s with the name? • Comes from two native Algonquian words: –Michi – meaning “great or big” –Gama – meaning “lake” • The term first came into use by the French in 1681 in reference to Lac de Michigami or (Lake Michigan) • Michigania was actually first the proposed name for a territory in present day northern Wisconsin and the southwest Upper Peninsula.
  • 7. Native Peoples of Michigan • The First Natives of Michigan were known as Paleo-Indians who are believed to have migrated from Russia in 12000 B.C.
  • 8. Historical Periods • Archaic Period – 8000 B.C. – 1000 B.C. - glaciers recede to the north giving rise to hardwood forests in the south • Woodland Period – 1000 B.C. – A.D. 1650 – Agriculture begins to flourish
  • 9. The Mound Builders 300 B.C. – A.D. 500 • Built conical mounds for ceremonies and funerals. • Traded with natives from the west. Archaeologists know they traded because of the artifacts left behind were similar to those in other parts of Michigan and the Rocky Mountains.
  • 10. Map of Michigan Counties