Precolonial America


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  • This is the archaic era. When the ice age melted over some animals died because it was too hot. the people couldn't rely on animals for food. since it was hot, berries and vegetables were allowed to grow.
  • this was when the people made tools like the axe and the hook. they made their homes out of deer hides. they hunted and gathered their food and crops.
  • this is the woodland era. this was when the people made tribes and developed religion. they make the bow and arrow.
  • they made horticulture by preserving crops.
  • These people were nomads, or people with stationary homes. they would hunt the animals with a weapon called an "Atlatl"
  • This is when the spanish showed and gave the natives a disease called "smallpox". The natives didn't know how to cure or treat it so whenever the medicine people tried to help the infected, they would also get infected and died. This disease and the mass killings of the natives by the spanish wiped out 90% of the natives. Hernando desoto and his men gave them the smallpox after converting some indians and killing some and enslaving some. there were missionaries trying to convert them to catholic.
  • this is the mississippian era. this is where they advanced and made rules and chiefs. they bury there dead and build mounds over them.
  • The Native Americans in the Paleo and Archaic Era were nomadic. This is when you have no permanent home and you roam looking for food. The Native Americans followed their food and ate them and used their skin as clothing and shelter.
  • this is the paleo era. During this era, the ice age created a land bridge in america where the animals would cross. this is where the first americans came from. They would follow and hunt the animals.
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