1.When Europeans arrived in North America at the beginning of the sixteenth century:●the native population was racially homogenous.●Indians had developed a variety of disparate cultures and languages.●Indians considered themselves a homogeneous culture with common origins.●the native population was limited to the warmer regions of Mesoamerica.●there were only a few thousand Indians and they spoke five basic languages.2. Studies that compare DNA have revealed a close genetic relationship between American Indians and the people of:●Africa●Australia●Europe●India●Asia3. Recent archaeological evidence has led some scholars to conclude that early migration in North America: ●relied on dog sleds to carry people over the vast glacial sheets that covered the continent●occurred by water as people used boats to travel along the western coastline of the continent●could not have taken place as long as the continent was covered by the vast glaciers of the Ice Age.●was spurred by intense conflict among competing tribes.●took place as human beings sought fertile lands to ensure the production of abundant food crops.4. Scholarly research leads to the conclusion that Clovis technology: ●was limited to the area of eastern New Mexico and the Texas panhandle.
- Spring '17
- Mr. Dozeal
- US History, Indigenous peoples of the Americas, European colonization of the Americas