The Earliest Americans Case Study

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The Earliest Americans: Directions: Write complete sentences to answer the following questions. 1. What was the Ice Age? ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 2. Why were early peoples able to use the Bering Land Bridge? ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 3. Circle the earliest known civilization in the Americas: Aztec, Inca, Maya, Olmec Directions: Fill in the blank using the vocabulary words above. 4. _________________ are people believed to have crossed the Bering Land Bridge. 5.…show more content…
Native American By ReadWorks Native Americans have been living in America long before the Pilgrims came. The term “Native American” is used to describe many different groups of people. There are all different kinds of Native Americans. Different Native American groups have different languages, religious beliefs, and ways of living. If you compare different Native American groups to each other, you will see just how different they can be. Two different Native American groups are the Hopi and the Navajo. These groups both came from the American Southwest, but had very different ways of living. Let’s first look at the Hopi people. When the Spanish came to America in the 16th century and found the Hopi people, they called them “pueblo people.” Pueblo is a Spanish word that means “town.” The Spanish called the Hopi “pueblo people” because they lived together in what amounted to towns. The Hopi have always been a very peaceful people. Their name comes from the term Hopituh Shi‐nu‐mu, which means "The Peaceful People" or "Peaceful Little Ones" in the Hopi
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