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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

Cherokee economy – Native Americans

By |2018-04-07T17:05:26-07:00August 8th, 2017|Economy, Native American|0 Comments

Cherokee fishing weir on the Little Tennessee River in Macon County. (Thanks to Ralph Preston) People who lived in the Cherokee nation got their meat from hunting and fishing, and from gathering shellfish, and their corn and beans and squash from farming. Usually men did the hunting and fishing. They built little rock walls in the water - fishing weirs - [...]

18 07, 2017

Cargo ships in ancient Greece

By |2018-04-22T11:11:32-07:00July 18th, 2017|Economy, Greeks|0 Comments

Reconstruction of the Antikythera trading ship Many Greek men were traders, who sold things from one place to people who lived some place else. Greek traders sailed all around the Mediterranean Sea, from Spain to Phoenicia and from Carthage to  Egypt and Italy, and to Greece of course. These traders travelled in cargo ships. Cargo ships could [...]