Native American History Quiz

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• Flood plains are good for staple crops (Louisiana) • LA didn’t make a return on money until 18th century through sugar and cotton • Europe viewed the New World as dumping grounds for people and problems (the poor, religion issues, etc) • Native American history lacks a lot of documents so they look at other sources (oral, fossils, etc) • By the time Europeans arrived in the new world, there as Native Americans known as Mississippians (1100-1400) • Cahokia- “capital” of the Mississippians, they were mound builders for socialites • 1699- French arrived and the Mississippian declined, fewer mounds, war fare among native groups • Native American groups important in LA: Atakapa, Natchez, Caddo, Tunica, Muskhogean • Disease killed Native Americans
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