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2 - American Indians

This data set is comprised of all the vocabulary for Unit 2 - American Indians for US History I.
a data set by diberta
created September 25, 2016
Archaeologythe recovery of physical artifacts such as bones, tools, and pottery from the past
Archaeologistscientists who study human behavior and culture through the recovery and study of artifacts
ArtifactsAn object made by humans. Usually of cultural or historical importance.
CultureThe beliefs, customs, arts, etc of a group.
Cactus Hillone of the oldest archaeological sites in North America
Inuitinhabited present-day Alaska and northern Canada. They lived in Arctic areas where the temperature is below freezing much of the year
Kwakiutlhomeland includes the Pacific Northwest coast, characterized by a rainy, mild climate
Lakota/Siouxinhabited the interior of the United States, called the Great Plains, which is characterized by dry grasslands
Pueblotribes inhabited the Southwest in present-day New Mexico and Arizona, where they lived in desert areas and areas bordering cliffs and mountains
Iroquoishomeland includes northeast North America, called the Eastern Woodlands, which is heavily forested
Geography and Climateaffected how the various American Indian groups met their basic needs
Resourcesinfluenced what was produced and how it was produced in the American Indian culture
Natural Resourcesthings that come directly from nature; examples are fish, animals, crops
Human Resourcespeople working to produce goods and services; examples are fishermen, weavers, hunters, gatherers, potters, etc.
Capital Resourcesgoods 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?
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