Native American Societies

Native American Societies - population growth, settlements,...

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Native American Societies a. The First Americans Asia 15,000-9,000 years ago. Ice-Age Beringia (Bering Strait) 2nd Migration 8,000 years ago Ancestors of Navajos/Apaches o Largely hunter and gather societies. Neolithic – a shift from hunter-gatherer to agriculture; with agriculture, we see
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Unformatted text preview: population growth, settlements, and ultimately civilization. o Paleolithic – refers the time when peoples largely relied on hunting and gathering; nomadic • How do we define civilization? o Civilizations have common features about them: defined social structure, division of labor, government, writing, justice system/laws, possibly irrigation system, trade, art...
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This note was uploaded on 09/30/2011 for the course HISTORY AMH2010 taught by Professor Rowan during the Spring '11 term at FIU.

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