Flashcards in Chapter 1 . Pre-Columbian Societies Deck (9)
When the Europeans arrived in North America at the beginning of the sixteenth century Indians had developed what?
a variety of disparate culture
Studies that compare DNA have revealed a close genetic relationship between American Indians and the people of?
A major event that occurred in North America during the Archaic period was?
the end of the ice age
What were the miracle crops that first emerged in North America?
maize and potatoes
What was the resisted revolution
the refusal of some Indian groups to shift to an agricultural society.
What society had complex mound-building?
The largest Indian populations in North America were located in what region?
in the farming areas of the South and North East
What are the 4 different types of Native American Societies?
matrilineal, nomadic, semi-sedentary, sedentary