u1ws[1] - SS34 Unit 1 Discovery and Settlement Score:...

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SS34 Unit 1 Discovery and Settlement Score: (___/90*50) = ___/50 Directions:  Answer each question in your own words.  1.  Write a paragraph comparing the three major groups of indigenous people who lived in  North America before the arrival of Europeans.  Your paragraph should include a brief  explanation of the Paleo-Indians, MoundBuilders, and Southwestern Indians.  Explain  the major characteristic that ties each group together.  Be sure to include the ways the  three groups are similar.  (15) The Paleo-Indians were supposedly the most advanced Stone Age hunters. They lived in  caves (or lean-tos), dressed in animal skins and could make fire. This group of people  became great hunters because of their advanced weapons development which lead to them  being able to single handedly kill large animals. MoundBuilders changed from a hunter- gatherer group to an agriculturalists group, they also built great cities and great mounds  made of the earth. The name came from their practice of creating burial mounds made of  earthen material and other earth works. The Anasazi flourished in the four corners. They  made low wall for an irrigation system and demonstrated craftsmanship. All three groups  practiced agriculture and food foraging. 2. Identify why each of the following people is significant: (3) a. Christopher Columbus- He discovered the Americas by accident which led to  European explorations and the colonization of the Americas. b. Henry Hudson-The Dutch colonization of the Hudson River and the English  claims to most of Canada. c.
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