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Life on the North American continent

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Life on the North American continent. Anthropologists have found an astonishing variety of culture  and language groups among the native peoples of North America. Tribes living in close proximity  might have spoken totally unrelated languages, while tribes living hundreds of miles from each other  might have shared similar languages. Regions in which a population shares a similar lifestyle based  on environmental conditions are known as culture areas. Although North America can be divided into  many such regions, the most significant are the Southwest, Great Plains, and Eastern Woodlands.  The Southwest. Following the climate changes after the end of the last ice age (about ten thousand  years ago), agriculture gradually developed in North America. The native peoples of central Mexico  began planting maize, beans, and squash around 5000 B.C., and the cultivation of these crops 
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  • Fall '08
  • Marshall
  • New Mexico, native peoples, North America. Tribes, American continent. Anthropologists, totally unrelated languages, similar languages. Regions

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