Chapter 1 Study Guide

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Heaton Mitchell T. Heaton Father Joel Rippinger, O.S.B. A.P. U.S. History 23 August 2010 Chapter 1 Study Guide ______________________________ After settling in the new world, what did colonists develop that divided them from Europeans? __________________________________ The New England area was mainly settled by whom? ____________________ The Southern colonies were settled mainly by what category of people? _______________________________________ What conflict ruined the peace of the colonies? _________________________________ The financial strain of wars led the British government to make what fateful choice? ________________________________ The Appalachians were probably formed how long ago? ______________________ How do geologists know that there once existed only one continent? ________________________________ What is defined as, “the first part of the North American landmass to emerge above sea level”? __________________________________________ How did most people reach North America? ________________ How long did people travel to North America using the Bering land bridge? _____________________ Our book shows a 1546 depiction of the new world by what German? _____________________________________ About how long ago did the ice age end, bringing with it the loss of the Bering land bridge? __________________ Approximately how many people inhabited the Americas pre-Columbus? ____________________________ The 54 million people of the Americas developed how many separate languages in their 10,000 years of “solitude”? _______________________ What is the name of Indian corn, a main staple of tribal cultivation? _______________________________ What tribal group offered human sacrifices to their gods?
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Heaton Name the three main peoples who developed sophisticated civilizations. -___________ _________ -___________ _________ -___________ _________ ________________________________ In about what year did Native American civilizations in Mexico and South America “develop” corn? __________________________________ In what year did corn reach the American Southwest? _____________________________________________ What is the Spanish term for “village”?
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