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1 The First Americans Lesson 1: The Search for Early Peoples All images found in this PPT were found at Google.

2 A. Over the Land 1. During Ages a. long, hard b. skin shelters with fires inside c. summers d. still there was migration - 2. Migrating to America a. followed as they hunted b. mammoth 1.) ate the 2.) used, skin, and bones for, shelter and tools

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4 c. glaciers - d. was uncovered - a strip of grassland connecting Asia and North America e. band - (one or two families) f. nomads - with no settled home g. crossed Beringia over many years and entered but ran into glaciers h. later: ice melted, Beringia was covered up, and was revealed i. hunters followed the animals into j. -Indians ancestors of American Indians

5 B. New Discoveries 1. theory - 2. migrated all the way to the southern tip of 3. developed cultures - a. LIVED: cities vs. b. CLOTHING: furs and skins vs. c. SHELTER: wood lodges, grass, animal skin tents, cliff dwellings d. LANGUAGE: different 4. possibly here sooner (maybe came by?) 5. archaeologists - 6. artifacts - 7. evidence -

6 C. Origin Stories 1. origin stories - tell of the peoples beliefs about the and their place in it 2. similar to the a. creator b. woman and child 3. plays a bigger role for natives 4. stories agree they arrived long ago 5. Native Americans know stories only of

7 Lesson 2: Ancient Indians

8 A. Giant - Hunters 1. weapons a. long wooden with sharpened end b. sharpened into spear points c. clubs and with stone blades d. traps 2. other food a. b. nuts c.

9 3. shelter a. b. tents of animal skin 4. Atlatl a. - sharpening stones (Clovis points) b. fastened to a c. shot forward quickly at the target (mammal) d. finished off the mammal, driving spears into the and neck 5. Technology -

10 6. one kill a. tons of meat (enough for months) b. for clothing and shelter c. for tools and weapons d. leave what they cannot carry 7. Ice Age ended,000 years ago a. mammals become extinct - b. dried up and rivers c. no d. mammoths,, camels, and died

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12 B. Food 1. changed way of life a. b. hunted smaller animals c. gathered and stored 2. stayed in one place longer 3. made for storage a. b. vines c. wood d. e. All could be woven tight enough to hold!

13 4. women a. empty gathered and nuts b. grind into c. make d. bake over warmed up stones e. check and repair knives and 5. men a. gathered animals b. hunt raccoons,, rabbits, etc. c. heat up and cook rabbits on a wooden rack d. check and repair spears and

14 C. Early Farmers 1. agriculture - (technology,000 years ago) a. began to seeds and grow own food 2. Central America first farming because it was warmer a. 12 kinds of - maize b. avocados c. squash d. e. beans 3. religion - a. many gods to explain nature and what it gave

15 4. tribes - group made up of many of people with a shared culture and land a. no longer moved around b. lived longer because of more 5. surplus - a. plenty of food b. more free 6. specialize - a. making b. c. trading d. instead of always hunting, gathering, and farming

16 Lesson 3: Early Civilizations

17 A. The Olmecs 1. civilization - 2. Mexico 3. civilization 4. had priests, many gods, and religious services 5. temples - 6. pyramid - building with three or more sides shaped like

18 7. very advanced a. number system b. writing system ( ) c. calendar 8. trading led to cultural diffusion - (through trade) 9. ended

19 B. The Builders (,000 years ago) 1. earthworks - huge or hills of earth that they built 2. - eastern half of U.S. a. The Mound - looks like a snake from a plane b. built mounds to people 1.) painted the body 2.) laid them on 3.) placed, pipes, beads, etc. around the body 4.) set the house on 5.) covered them with (mound)

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21 3. - middle U.S. a. great 1.) pots 2.) mats 3.) figures 4.) spear points 5.) copper and shell b. traded a lot

22 4. - Mississippi River 5. ended a. hundreds of towns and cities with size mounds b. Monk s Mound 1.) 110 feet high 2.) acres 3.) years to build - one basket full at a time 4.) looks over the city

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24 C. The (,000 years ago) 1. Southwestern U.S. 2. pueblos - 3. adobe - 4. mesas - high, flat-topped 5. used to move from one story to the next 6. Pueblo Bonito a. rooms b. 6,200 people lived in the area c. paved

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26 7. a. 200 rooms b. 1,000 people 8. fields of, squash, and beans (stored) 9. stored water in 10. drought kivas - underground rooms for religious services 12. ended - drove them away?

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