Nomads- hunting and gathering, group that makes journey to North America
are the Siberians:
Asiatic people, coming from E. Siberia, migrate into North America
during the Ice Age, came across Alaska
become Native Americans
1492- Already several million people living in North America, some tribes
are advanced (Mayans, Aztecs of Mexico)
builders, progressive. Some
tribes living very basic lifestyle, hunters and gatherers. Incas of Peru, very
large, advanced built temples. Old World (before 1492) & New World
Old World Vs. New World
New World- Americas
Exchange of animals: New World
Old World are novelties, parrots etc.
Dogs are domestic, alpaca and llama. Old World
New World chicken,
pig, horse… will establish way of life.
Plants- New World
Old World: Corn, POTATO, cotton, TOBACCO
(big cash crop, addiction, grown PR, Cuba, DR), tomatoes, Chocolate
from Latin America.