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Lecture 8/25/16 Notes

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Lecture 8/25/16 Notes History 190

Marina Rodriguez
Minnesota State University, Mankato

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These notes cover early america and background of the native americans and their tribes
United States to 1877
Melodie Andrews
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Date Created: 09/01/16
History 190 Lecture 8/25/16 3 major language groups  Algonquians o Live along the immediate coast (Mass.)  Iroquois o Consisted of five tribes o Live around Great Lakes: Ontario, Erie, and Hudson o Had the very first system of government with representative system in the Americas  Muskhogean o Started in the southeast (Alabama, Louisiana) and towards Texas and Florida o Consisted of three tribes  90% of Native population dies from disease o Brought over by the Europeans and spreads  Natives view the world as a “sacred whole” o Circles are important symbols o Communal ownership of land  Make decisions together, share everything o Europeans believe in private property  Communal cultures- there is a more equal relationship between men and women o Women aren’t economically dependent on men  Gender: society constructs what it means to be male or female o Mostly based on the roles men and women play  Also, created by society  Acculturation: The dominant culture will push their culture onto a vulnerable culture  Matrilineal: family name, inheritance, etc. is structured around mothers and sent down their line of family. o Household typically female headed  NOT a matriarchy (ruled by women), nor patriarchy  European families were patriarchies and patrilineal  Native men: went to war, hunted, fished, cultivated tobacco crops  Native women: cultivated all other crops, gathered, controlled crop/food/resource distribution o Distribution gave women more authority/power, highly respected, important.  Native men moved in with women’s family o They were allowed to divorce at any time o Allowed to have pre-marital sexual relations o Care and love ALL village children as their own 2


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