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14 08, 2017

Shawnee and Tecumseh – American history

By |2018-04-08T21:33:38-07:00August 14th, 2017|History, Native American|0 Comments

A Shawnee cooking pot (ca. 1500 AD) The Shawnee people probably first suffered from contact with European explorers and traders shortly after 1500 AD. That's when they caught measles from their Iroquois and Mississippian neighbors. Many Shawnee died. [...]

14 08, 2017

American revolutionary war – American history

By |2019-01-24T05:29:15-08:00August 14th, 2017|History, North America|0 Comments

American revolution: English soldiers search a settler's house (1770s) Why did the Americans revolt? In 1763 AD England won the French and Indian War against France (which had been fought mainly in North America), [...]

13 08, 2017

United States Independence – American history

By |2018-04-19T11:29:06-07:00August 13th, 2017|History, Native American, North America|0 Comments

Rock Art from Utah, about 1700 AD In the 1700s AD, most of North America was still under the control of native people. Because Pueblo people and the Navajo had taken Spanish invaders' horses and traded them [...]

10 08, 2017

Green corn ceremony – Native American religion

By |2019-07-25T09:34:39-07:00August 10th, 2017|Food, Native American, Religion|0 Comments

Green corn ceremony: Corn, beans, and squash growing together When people started farming... Like other people around the world, when people in North America started to get more of their food [...]