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FIRST AMERICANS

FIRST

PEOPLE

PLAINS INDIANS

PLAINS

INDIANS

EARLY SOUTHWEST

EARLY

SOUTH-

WEST

FIRST CITIES

FIRST

CITIES

EUROPEANS ARRIVE

EUROPE

ARRIVES

EUROPE CLAIMS

EUROPE

CLAIMS

LAND

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Response 1

A PERSON WHO ROAMS THE

LAND AND DOES NOT SETTLE

IN ONE PLACE

WHAT IS A NOMAD?

MOVEABLE HOME OF THE

PLAINS INDIANS, MADE FROM

ANIMAL SKINS AND POLES

WHAT IS A TEPEE?

THIS WAS USED TO MAKE

POTTERY DISHES AND BRICKS

TO BUILD HOMES

WHAT IS CLAY?

A LARGE GROUP OF PEOPLE

LIVING IN A WELL-ORGANIZED

WAY

WHAT IS A

CIVILIZATION?

THOUSANDS OF YEARS

BEFORE COLUMBUS

HOW LONG WERE THE

NATIVE AMERICANS

COLUMBUS CALLED THE

NATIVE PEOPLE THIS BECAUSE

HE THOUGHT HE HAD

REACHED THE INDIES

WHAT IS INDIANS?

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Response 2

SCIENTIST WHO STUDIES

THINGS THAT ARE LEFT

BEHIND FROM ANCIENT PEOPLE

WHAT IS AN

ARCHAEOLOGIST?

THIS ANIMAL WAS THE CENTER

OF LIFE FOR THE NATIVE

AMERICANS WHO LIVED ON

THE PLAINS

WHAT IS THE BUFFALO?

BRICKS MADE FROM

SUN-DRIED CLAY

WHAT IS ADOBE?

THIS CIVILIZATION DEVELOPED

AROUND 700 A.D. WHERE THE

MISSOURI AND MISSISSIPPI

RIVERS MEET

WHAT IS CAHOKIA?

A PERSON WHO GOES TO FIND

OUT ABOUT A PLACE

WHAT IS AN EXPLORER?

ALTHOUGH HE WAS ITALIAN

BY BIRTH, COLUMBUS WAS

FINANCED BY THIS COUNTRY

AND CLAIMED (BUT WAS NOT

ABLE TO HOLD) THE AMERICAS

FOR ITS KING AND QUEEN

WHAT WAS SPAIN?

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THE FIRST AMERICANS

SURVIVED BY DOING THIS,

PROBABLY WALKING 20 MILES

A DAY TO FIND FOOD

WHAT IS HUNTING?

THE MEAT FOR FOOD, THE

SKIN AND BONES FOR

CLOTHING, TEPEES, TRAVOIS,

AND TOOLS

HOW DID THEY USE THE

BUFFALO?

HOMES AND VILLAGES OF THE

EARLY PEOPLE OF THE

SOUTHWEST, MADE FROM

SUN-DRIED CLAY BRICKS

WHAT ARE PUEBLOS?

THEY CAME TO BE CALLED

THIS BECAUSE THEY BUILT

LARGE MOUNDS OF SOIL WITH

TEMPLES ON TOP TO HONOR

THEIR LEADERS

WHAT IS

MOUNDBUILDERS?

COLUMBUS EXPECTED TO FIND

A SHORTER ROUTE TO ASIA OR

"THE INDIES"

WHERE DID COLUMBUS

THINK HE WAS GOING?

THE FIRST LONG-LASTING

EUROPEAN SETTLEMENT IN

THE AMERICAS, STARTED BY

SPAIN IN 1565

WHAT IS ST.

AUGUSTINE, FLORIDA?

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BY CROSSING THE LAND

BRIDGE THAT CONNECTED

NORTH AMERICA AND ASIA

DURING THE ICE AGE

HOW DID THE FIRST

PEOPLE COME TO THE

ANIMAL SKINS STRETCHED

BETWEEN TWO POLES, IT WAS

LOADED WITH THEIR

BELONGINGS AND DRAGGED

WHAT IS A TRAVOIS?

THIS WAY OF GETTING FOOD

MADE IT POSSIBLE FOR

PEOPLE TO STAY IN ONE

PLACE, BUILD VILLAGES, AND

LEARN NEW SKILLS

WHAT IS FARMING?

CAHOKIA GREW TO THIS

NUMBER OF PEOPLE BECAUSE

THEY HAD LEARNED TO GROW

ENOUGH FOOD TO FEED A

LARGE POPULATION

WHAT IS 40,000?

COLUMBUS REACHED AN

ISLAND OFF THE COAST OF

AMERICA ON THIS DATE

WHAT IS OCTOBER 12,

1492 ?

THIS COUNTRY CLAIMED A

STRIP OF NORTH AMERICA

ALONG THE COAST OF THE

ATLANTIC OCEAN

WHAT IS ENGLAND?

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Response 5

THEY WERE PROBABLY

FOLLOWING HERDS OF

ANIMALS THAT WERE MOVING

SOUTH

WHY DID THE EARLY

PEOPLE FROM ASIA MOVE

BECAUSE THEY MOVED OFTEN

AND HAD TO CARRY OR DRAG

EVERYTHING THEY OWNED

WITH THEM

WHY DID HUNTERS/THE

PLAINS INDIANS HAVE

THEY COULD STORE EXTRA

FOOD FOR USE IN BAD YEARS

OR TO TRADE WITH HUNTERS

FOR MEAT AND SKINS

WHY FARMING BETTER?

OR HOW GET MEAT?

HISTORIANS THINK THE

POPULATION MAY HAVE

GROWN TOO LARGE AND THE

OVERCROWDING LED TO

DISEASE

WHY DID CAHOLIA

DISAPPEAR ?

NOT FOR "DISCOVERING"

AMERICA, BUT FOR OPENING

THE AMERICAS TO

SETTLEMENT BY THE

EUROPEANS, WHO DID NOT

KNOW OF AMERICA BEFORE

HOW SHOULD COLUMBUS

BE REMEMBERED?

THIS COUNTRY CLAIMED LAND

THAT IS NOW CANADA AND

MOST OF THE MIDDLE

WESTERN UNITED STATES (THE

MISSISSIPPI VALLEY)

WHAT IS FRANCE?

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THIS COUNTRY CLAIMED LANDTHAT IS NOW BRAZIL IN SOUTHAMERICA    

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WHAT IS PORTUGAL?

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 CATEGORY:   

LAND CLAIMS  

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THIS COUNTRY CLAIMED LANDTHAT IS NOW BRAZIL IN SOUTHAMERICA    

 Response:   

WHAT IS PORTUGAL?

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