The Mississippian Indians• The Mississippian Indians rose to  power around 700 A.D and around  1600 A.D they mysteriously ...
The Mississippian Indians• Settlements:  – They began living in villages with as many as    several thousand families livi...
Look at the houses that are built on top of              the mounds.
Ocmulgee Mounds in Macon
With each group, the number of people livingtogether increased up to this point during the            Mississippian period.
The Mississippian Indians• They were able to grow most of the food that  they ate.  – They grew maize, beans, pumpkins, an...
Notice the orderly fields and the variety of           plants being grown.
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The mississippian indians part 3

  1. 1. The Mississippian Indians• The Mississippian Indians rose to power around 700 A.D and around 1600 A.D they mysteriously disappeared• During this time they became the highest prehistoric civilization in GA.
  2. 2. The Mississippian Indians• Settlements: – They began living in villages with as many as several thousand families living in one village. – The villages were built around a temple mound, which the priest/chief would call home. (Yeah he would live on top of it look on page 80) • The Mississippian Indians were very religious.
  3. 3. Look at the houses that are built on top of the mounds.
  4. 4. Ocmulgee Mounds in Macon
  5. 5. With each group, the number of people livingtogether increased up to this point during the Mississippian period.
  6. 6. The Mississippian Indians• They were able to grow most of the food that they ate. – They grew maize, beans, pumpkins, and squash.• The tools that they used became more complex: – They now used tools made out of both stone and bone.
  7. 7. Notice the orderly fields and the variety of plants being grown.

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