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HIST 2003 Chapter 1: AY chapter 1
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Department
History
Course
HIST 2003
Professor
Conley
Semester
Fall

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August 25, 2016 American Yawp Chapter 1 The New World I. Introduction Europeans America is New World Native Americans have been there for 10,000+ years II. The First Americans Native Americans Passed down stories creation and indigenous beliefs written and oral Ice sheets 20,000 years ago very low sea levels land bridge across the Bering Strait connected Asia and North America 20,00012,000 years ago native ancestors traveled Native groups by region Northwest salmon rivers PlainsPrairies hunted bison migrated with seasons MountainsDesertsForests varied and diverse groups Agriculture Arose 9,0005,000 years ago Mesoamericans maize(corn) held spiritual and cultural value Allowed for dramatic social change Eastern Woodlands Three Sisters 3 crops: corn, beans, squash shifting cultivation hand tools instead of plows Kinship Matrilineal Greater sexual and marital freedom than European cultures
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