Arrival of Native Americans and Europea17

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Arrival of Native Americans and Europeans Cities such as Cahokia depended on a combination of hunting, foraging, trading, and  agriculture for their food and supplies. Influenced by the thriving societies to the south,  they evolved into complex hierarchical societies that took slaves and practiced human  sacrifice. In what is now the southwest United States, the Anasazi, ancestors of the modern Hopi  Indians, began building stone and adobe pueblos around the year 900. These unique  and amazing apartment – like structures were often built along cliff faces; the most  famous, the "cliff palace" of Mesa Verde, Colorado, had more than 200 rooms. Another  site, the Pueblo Bonito ruins along New Mexico's Chaco River, once contained more  than 800 rooms. Perhaps the most affluent of the pre-Columbian Native Americans lived in the Pacific  Northwest, where the natural abundance of fish and raw materials made food supplies 
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