The Paleo-Indians

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Paleo-Indians, also known as the first Americans, created the ways of the Native American lifestyle. Evidence shows that the Paleo-Indians explored diverse hunting lands in large groups consisting of fifteen to fifty people. The Paleo-Indians used the system of hunting and gathering for their food. The men explored the hunting land for food, and the women cooked and took care of the children. Paleo-Indians also learned to trade ideas and goods with different groups that they encountered when they navigated to the quarries. The Paleo-Indians traded to help themselves and others live a better life, and not for profit and benefits. Archaic peoples, the new term for Native Americans living in the new environments, lived with more supplies of…show more content…
Mesoamerican farmers learned diverse methods that helped the crops improve. The improvement in nutrients led the people to focus on the agriculture. Mesoamericans had large amounts of crops; therefore, they traded with groups that did not farm. The trade helped Mesoamericans gain wealth and power between the different groups. The Olmecs and other groups had greater power than smaller societies, and these powers resulted in inequality among the…show more content…
The Incas had an advantage, and that was that they produced large numbers of crops that helped them trade with other empires or groups. The Incas were able to trade different crops such as beans, maize, and potatoes. The Incas found the key to various ways of irrigation, freeze-drying, and other conservation methods. The Incas were also huge in conquering, but like the Aztecs, they were demolished by Spanish trespassers. From their sumptuous capital at Cuzco, the Incas conquered and subordinated societies over much of the Andes and adjacent regions after 1438. The Hohokam culture came after the Native American people. One of the Hohokam characteristics was their improvement of irrigation canals. The improvement in these canals allowed the culture to have two crops per year. The communities were linked with canals that allowed for the plantation of crops. The Hohokam culture was mostly focused on religion, labor, and
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