HIST 150 Week One Notes
HIST 150 Week One Notes Hist 150-002
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Date Created: 01/20/16
1/22/16 Early Regional Cultures Cahokia Present day Collinsville, Illinois Class system Were other Native Americans o 2000+ distinct cultures before Columbus Great Plains Culture Ice age ended 10,000 years ago and with it large animals: megafauna Blamed for the extinction of megafaunas from over hunting- most likely a combination of that and climate change Bison became new food source o People had to adapt to hunting with spears and better arrows o Would run the bison to stampede over a clif o Social structure changed Needed lots of coordination to get as much bison as possible Jobs were divided Desert Culture Nevada, Western Utah, Southern Idaho Hunting small game and foraging Small groups, mobile, lots of equality because everyone was needed- nomadic Called Diggers- didn’t have much to show for their culture Made weaved baskets that could carry water Very well adapted to climate Coastal Pacific Northwest Characterized by great abundance Had lots of food Eastern Woodlands Forest efficiency: manipulate the forest to get the plants and animals they wanted with the use of controlled fires o Used to keep forest at certain stages that produce certain plants o Made openings for animals as well Had abundance of food, more settled Development of Agriculture Rice cultivation- Asia Wheat- middle east, Mediterranean world Potatoes- Andes mountains naves (corn, beans, and squash)- Mexico o three sisters o avocados, tomatoes, cocoa, peppers- guacamole and salsa potatoes and naves contributed to a population boom in Europe allowed the development of urban communities o Toltec People- 200,000 people o Larger than any in Europe at the time o Great trade network- went into America and all the way down to the Incas o Class system- slaves, merchants, bureaucrats Ancestral Puebloans Anasazi- ancient outsider Northern Mexico, southern Colorado Farmed early Irrigation systems, found/ made drought resistant corn, adapted to cold and dry conditions Large communities Famine/ drought caused tension Athapaskan (Athabaskan peoples Ancestors of Navajo Fought with Puebloans in famine, caused communities to break up and move Chaco Canyon Eastern US Grew corn, beans, and squash Also tobacco Hopewell people o Large, densely settle communities o Hthored dead with large mounds filled with treasures they traded o 8 century- they didn’t adapt to the climate change Mississippian people developed o Experienced conflict and fought- large cities fell
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