2 - American Indians
This data set is comprised of all the vocabulary for Unit 2 - American Indians for US History I.
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created September 25, 2016
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|Archaeology||the recovery of physical artifacts such as bones, tools, and pottery from the past|
|Archaeologist||scientists who study human behavior and culture through the recovery and study of artifacts|
|Artifacts||An object made by humans. Usually of cultural or historical importance.|
|Culture||The beliefs, customs, arts, etc of a group.|
|Cactus Hill||one of the oldest archaeological sites in North America|
|Inuit||inhabited present-day Alaska and northern Canada. They lived in Arctic areas where the temperature is below freezing much of the year|
|Kwakiutl||homeland includes the Pacific Northwest coast, characterized by a rainy, mild climate|
|Lakota/Sioux||inhabited the interior of the United States, called the Great Plains, which is characterized by dry grasslands|
|Pueblo||tribes inhabited the Southwest in present-day New Mexico and Arizona, where they lived in desert areas and areas bordering cliffs and mountains|
|Iroquois||homeland includes northeast North America, called the Eastern Woodlands, which is heavily forested|
|Geography and Climate||affected how the various American Indian groups met their basic needs|
|Resources||influenced what was produced and how it was produced in the American Indian culture|
|Natural Resources||things that come directly from nature; examples are fish, animals, crops|
|Human Resources||people working to produce goods and services; examples are fishermen, weavers, hunters, gatherers, potters, etc.|
|Capital Resources||goods produced and used to make other goods and services; examples are canoes, bows, spears, nets|
|Members of these tribes live in their homelands and in many other areas of North America today.||Where do American Indians live today?|