Societies responded to the lack of natural resources in the Great Basin and the

Societies responded to the lack of natural resources

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B. Societies responded to the lack of natural resources in the Great Basinand the western Great Plainsby developing largely mobile lifestyles.Examples: Sioux, Apache, ShoshoneExampleDefinition/DescriptionSignificance to the ThesisC.In the Northeast and along the Atlantic Seaboard some societies developed a mixed agricultural and hunter–gatherer economy that favored the development of permanent villages. Examples: Iroquois Confederacy of the Northeast; Creek, Chocktaw, or Cherokee of the Southeast
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Key Concept 1.2 European overseas expansion resulted in the Columbian Exchange, a series of interactions and adaptations among societies across the Atlantic.I. The arrival of Europeans in the Western Hemisphere in the 15th and 16th centuries triggered extensive demographic and social changes on both sides of the Atlantic. A. Spanish and Portuguese exploration and conquest of the Americas led to widespread deadly epidemics, the emergence of racially mixed populations, and a caste systemdefined by an intermixture among Spanish settlers, Africans, and Native Americans. Examples: Population decline due to spread of smallpox, Mestizo, Zambo, mulattoesExampleDefinition/DescriptionSignificance to the ThesisB. Spanish and Portuguese traders reached West Africa and partnered with some African groups to exploit local resources and recruit slave labor for the Americas.Examples: Prince Henry, Vasco da Gama, Line of DemarcationExampleDefinition/DescriptionSignificance to the Thesis3
C.The introduction of new crops and livestock by the Spanish had far-reaching effects on native settlement patterns, as well as on economic, social, and political development in the Western Hemisphere. Examples: European introduction of horses, rice,

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