Flashcards in Social Studies - Chapter 2/3 Deck (20):
The first humans came to North America by way of _______________?
a land bridge where they followed the animals.
American Indians have live in Virginia for _________ of years.
Three American Indian language groups found in Virginia and their locations are:
1. East: Algonkian
2. Centra VA: Siouan
3 .West: Iroquoian
Describe Powhatan way of life - specifically for homes - how were they built?
For homes, they used saplings and tree bark to build the house and planted gardens right next to the house. In winter they used animal hides to cover the long houses.
Describe Powhatan way of life - specifically for leadership?
They served in roles as chiefs and were respected.
Describe Powhatan way of life - specifically for food in summer?
They eat squash, beans, and corn.
Describe Powhatan way of life - specifically for food in fall?
They harvested the crops.
Describe Powhatan way of life - specifically for food in winter?
They eat birds and other animals.
Describe Powhatan way of life - specifically for food in spring?
They pick berries and the dads fished.
The Powhatans built their homes near __________.
Why did they build homes never rivers?
It was good for growing crops, transportation, trading, drinking and bathing.
Some privileges of Powhatan chiefs are:
They have servants, very respected, they had jewels and riches, and they made rules
Chief Powhatan was the ruler of ___________.
Europeans wanted to find ___________ and __________ in the Americas.
Land and riches
What was the Northwest Passage?
It was the shortcut to get to Asia through America.
Which native group lived in southwest Virginia and spoke Iroquoian language?
Chickahomony and Nottoway
Arrowheads, pottery, and tools are examples of ________ that prove American Indians lived in Virginia.
Name the town used by Indian leaders as a headquarters.
Which Indian tribe is located in the Piedmont Region?