history notes 1 - Read chapters 1-6 red and blue book...

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Read chapters 1-6 red and blue book Columbus meeting Indians is a good starting point Variety-many different tribes, and cultures Not a monolithic block, different language, been at war Indian name for their tribe is- “the people” Long established traditions and cultures Most is known about plains Indians because us had hardest time in killing and taking over them Hunted buffalo Technologically- in stone age Europeans superior---surprise, surprise!!!! Europeans had iron and gunpowder o More organized, and easier to attack in concert Indians are not organized, bad at attackin Populations Most in Mexico, and south America, and peru Lots along pacific coast Many distinct spoken languages Had agriculture-beans, squash Most people were village dwelling, few nomadic In s. A jungle dwellers Mayans Had calendar, hieroglyphic language, and developed zero Human sacrifice, many bloody wars Travel to Asia Portugese 1 st to look for route to asia Y look for asia?
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This note was uploaded on 09/16/2008 for the course POLI SCI, 3310 taught by Professor Forde during the Spring '08 term at North Texas.

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history notes 1 - Read chapters 1-6 red and blue book...

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