Early Civilizations - Devitt
Updated: 1/19/2021
Early Civilizations - Devitt

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  • The Paleo-Indians migrated from Asia across the Bering Strait land bridge to North America because they were following their food source.
  • The Paleo-Indians use every part of the mammoth. They used the skins to make clothes and shelter. They used the bones and tusks to make tools.
  • I can't wait to trade this corn for some copper.
  • When the Earth began to warm, the Ice Age ended the the mammoths were not able to adapt to the heat and became extinct. As a result the Indians had to hunt smaller animals and gather food from plants.
  • Eventually, the Indians realized that they could plant the seeds from their food and became farmers. Agriculture allowed them to stay in one place and start their own civilization.
  • The Mississippians produced a surplus of corn that they used to barter for other goods such as tools and copper.
  • The Early Civilizations continued to grow and form and develop their own culture.