North America Natives

the different tribes

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The natives were people from the new land that had already lived there. The different tribes all lived in north america: the Anasazi, the Adena, the Hopewell, the Mississippians. Each of these tribes lived in different areas,had different crops, and different ways of life.

The Anasazi

They were ancestors of the Pueblo. They were a tribe from 500 ad to 1200 ad. The Anasazi constructed ditches, dams, and canals to trap rain water from the top of mesa, plus to channel to gardens on the canyon floor. their houses were made of adobe and stone, and were mostly multi-storied. these houses were built along cliffs or large plazas. They influenced art and architecture, by craftsmen who made jewelry that was turquoises plus baskets and pottery. They also built roads that lead from Pueblo Bonito the heart of the civilization, for trading. These natives contributed to trading and art, effecting those after them.

Some natives from north america:

the Adena

The Adena were known as the eastern woodlands people. They lived in Ohio valley region around 700 bc. They grew sunflowers, squash, gourds, and barley for food. They are known for their cooper jewelry plus fine pottery. They built mounds made of log structures covered by piles of earth.


They were also known as the eastern woodlands people. They arrived in Ohio valley region around 700 BC. They built mounds that could be 40 feet tall and 100 feet wide! The artifacts found suggested that their was a trade network. The Hopewells were referred to as " mountain builders".

The mississippians

The mississippians arrived in Mississippi valley by 800 ad. They had plants that were used for many foods and when added beans and maize had an increase in their population. Their increase in population made need for more land. The more land resulted in many cities. These cities had up to 10,000 people- their largest was Cahokia.
The center of Cahokia was a massive mound. With a 100 feet base of more than 14 acres. It was larger than the great pyramid in Egypt. Smaller mounds surrounded this mound. All the Mississippi civilizations collapsed by the 1300s ad. They all influenced other people with their accomplishments and practices.