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Pre-Columbian North America. The Impacts of Geography on Native Cultures. What do we mean by:. Geography Natural Resources Culture. Geography. What are our 5 themes of geography? (MR. HeLP ) Movement Region Human-Environment Interaction Location Place.

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Pre columbian north america

Pre-Columbian North America

The Impacts of Geography on Native Cultures


What do we mean by
What do we mean by:

  • Geography

  • Natural Resources

  • Culture


Geography
Geography

  • What are our 5 themes of geography? (MR. HeLP)

    • Movement

    • Region

    • Human-Environment Interaction

    • Location

    • Place


How did geography affect ancient migrations
How did geography affect ancient migrations?

  • Geographic boundaries limited migration patterns due to lacking technologies

    • Mountains

    • Oceans

    • Rivers

    • Lakes

    • Deserts

    • Forests


Why did ancient native peoples settle in different regions
Why did ancient native peoples settle in different regions?

  • With no previous knowledge of the geographic characteristics of North America, migrations of Native Americans took many routes.

  • Three great migrations occurred as peoples crossed a land bridge in the Bering Straight (Beringia) from the Siberian Peninsula to Alaska.

  • The last of these great migrations took place over 12,000 years ago and began much earlier.


How does geography promote differences
How does geography promote differences?

  • Geographic Isolation

    • Limits genetic diversity

    • Limits cultural exchange

  • Climate Adaption

    • Differences in clothing and building materials

    • Biological evolution

  • Natural Resources

    • Differences in language

    • Convenience economies


How were native people s cultures in north america similar
How were native people’s cultures in North America similar?

  • Write two to three sentences in the box in your graphic organizer describing how Native American cultures may have been similar.


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