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The americas before 1492

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The americas before 1492

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The americas before 1492

  1. 1. The Americas Before 1492 AD
  2. 2. Routes of the First Americans
  3. 3. ~ 20,000-11,000 years ago across the Bering Strait
  4. 4. Major Indian Groups and Culture Areas in the 1600s
  5. 5. The Inuit Arctic coasts of Alaska, Canada, and Greenland ethnically unique from other Native Americans
  6. 6. hunter-gatherers whale, walrus, caribou, seal
  7. 7. Inuit Woman’s Winter Clothing
  8. 8. Pacific Northwestern Pacific coast from Alaska to California
  9. 9. The Mound builders Eastern North America woods from 2500 BC – 1500 AD
  10. 10. Hopewell culture, 200 BC – 400 AD Mississippian culture, 900 – 1500 AD
  11. 11. Three Sisters = squash, sunflowers, and corn
  12. 12. Cahokia Mounds, Illinois
  13. 13. The Iroquois Eastern North America woods between southern Canada and Pennsylvania
  14. 14. US Constitution modeled after the Iroquois League Constitution.
  15. 15. Plains People Between Mississippi River and Rocky Mountains
  16. 16. Relied heavily on hunting bison
  17. 17. The Anasazi (Pueblo Dwellers) SW United States – Four Corners (CO, NM, UT, AZ) between 500-1200 AD
  18. 18. pueblos and cliff-dwellings
  19. 19. Cliff Palace, Mesa Verde, Colorado
  20. 20. Cliff Palace, Mesa Verde, Colorado
  21. 21. Mesa Verde, Colorado
  22. 22. Newspaper Rock, Utah

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