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1

When the Europeans arrived in North America at the beginning of the sixteenth century Indians had developed what?

a variety of disparate culture

2

Studies that compare DNA have revealed a close genetic relationship between American Indians and the people of?

Asia

3

A major event that occurred in North America during the Archaic period was?

the end of the ice age

4

What were the miracle crops that first emerged in North America?

maize and potatoes

5

What was the resisted revolution

the refusal of some Indian groups to shift to an agricultural society.

6

What society had complex mound-building?

the Hopewell

7

The largest Indian populations in North America were located in what region?

in the farming areas of the South and North East

8

What are the 4 different types of Native American Societies?

matrilineal, nomadic, semi-sedentary, sedentary

9

Indian trading centers were located where

in the the western regions