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week 2 day 1 - America before Contact Paleo-I ndians...

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Unformatted text preview: America before Contact Paleo-I ndians (25,000-8,000 b.c.) Migration from Asia, land bridge Scattered patterns of settlement, not sedentary Large animals at first (mammoth, Clovis Points)), transitioned to smaller animals (deer/turkey, Dalton Points) and gathering Climate changes, over-hunting? Pleistocene extinction 10,000-8,000 ybp Clovis Head America before 1400 Archaic I ndians 8,000 to 700 b.c. I mproved technology through trade, innovation (new hunting/fishing tools, stone tools, pottery) Lead to an increase in population and sedentar y societies, beginnings of agriculture (corn, beans, squash) Evidence comes from increasing M iddens As connections increase so does warfare Woodland Culture 700 b.c. Sedentary agriculturalists, exhibited an attachment to place SOME Hierarchical government, burial rites, tribute Small scale version of Mississippians in village and power distribution I n some areas woodland extended to contact A-historical?...
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This note was uploaded on 10/04/2010 for the course HIST AMH 2097 taught by Professor Kevin during the Fall '10 term at FSU.

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