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9 08, 2017

Mississippi People – Native Americans

By |2018-04-07T17:05:36-07:00August 9th, 2017|History, Native American|0 Comments

A Mississippian warrior About 800 AD, the old Hopewell people seem to have developed what we call the Mississippian culture. People living near the Mississippi river got new kinds of corn about this time. Now, instead of just building burial mounds, people built mounds with flat tops and built buildings on top of the mounds, like a Mayan temple. Some [...]

9 08, 2017

Hopewell history – Native Americans

By |2019-08-19T22:01:16-07:00August 9th, 2017|History, Native American|0 Comments

Hopewell Mound in Ohio When was the Hopewell? About 200 BC, people - including the Adena people - formed a culture called the Hopewell culture. (It's named after a farm where archaeologists first dug it up). Earlier Adena people Empires timeline All our Native American articles These people lived in the Northeast and Midwest of [...]

8 08, 2017

American geography and environment – Native Americans

By |2018-04-19T11:28:44-07:00August 8th, 2017|Environment, Native American, North America|0 Comments

North American environment: The north Most of North America was (and is) just not very good for people to live in. That's why not that many people lived in North America before 1500 AD. In the north, it's too cold to support very many people. The winters are too long to grow crops, and there isn't [...]

4 08, 2017

Anne of Austria, Queen of France

By |2018-09-24T06:18:07-07:00August 4th, 2017|History, Modern Europe|0 Comments

Anne of Austria Anne of Austria rules France Cardinal Richelieu died in 1642 AD and Louis XIII died the next year, in 1643. Louis' wife, Anne of Austria, ruled after him as regent for her four year old son, Louis XIV. Who was Richelieu? What is a regent? European history articles Anne's minister Mazarin Anne was in [...]