Chapter 1 Study Guide

Chapter 1 Study Guide - Chapter 1 Study guide How did the...

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Chapter 1 Study guide How did the population of the Americas compare to Europe in 1492? There were about 70 million people in Europe and on the tiny Caribbean island. How did the first migrants reach the Americas? The Spanish, led by Hernan Cortes, sailed to the Americas by boat. Why did Paleo-Indians have to find new sources of food? The animals that they killed were becoming scarce, and some even became extinct. What did the Indians trade? Anything from copper, cotton, and cloth, to ideas, and marriage partners. What adaptation did the Indians make? When? What changes followed agriculture? Social Changes How did nonfarming societies survive? Places like in the arctic, and Subarctic, Eskimos would move their seasonally and hunt whales, gather berries, and catch salmon. How did the Aztec empire expand? Military conquest. What happened to the Ancestral Puebloans? What caused the decline of Mississippian culture? An ecological problem like the population outstripped the food source. How did eastern Woodlands tribes overcome instability?
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