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Ch 21: Pre-European Civilizations in North America: Homework Help

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The Pre-European Civilizations in North America chapter of this High School World History Homework Help course helps students complete their pre-European civilizations in North America homework and earn better grades. This homework help resource uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long.

How it works:

  • Identify which concepts are covered on your pre-European civilizations in North America homework.
  • Find videos on those topics within this chapter.
  • Watch fun videos, pausing and reviewing as needed.
  • Complete sample problems and get instant feedback.
  • Finish your pre-European civilizations in North America homework with ease!

Topics from your homework you'll be able to complete:

  • Native American history
  • Mesoamerican civilizations
  • Mayan civilization
  • Decline of the Mayan culture
  • Aztecs and Incas in the Middle Ages
  • Pre-Columbian civilization
  • Apache, Navajo and Mandan civilizations
  • Inuit and Aleut civilizations

8 Lessons in Chapter 21: Pre-European Civilizations in North America: Homework Help
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Native American History: Origins of Early People in the Americas

1. Native American History: Origins of Early People in the Americas

Because the first humans and civilizations got their start in Africa and the Middle East, historians and anthropologists have had to figure out how Native Americans got to the Americas. In this lesson we look at the three prevailing theories of the earliest migration to the New World.

Mesoamerican Civilizations: The Olmecs to Cortes

2. Mesoamerican Civilizations: The Olmecs to Cortes

This lesson focuses on the early cultures of Mesoamerica. The Olmec, Maya, and Aztecs developed great civilizations in Mesoamerica over millennia. Then, after all of this development and the building of a great empire, the Aztec were quickly defeated by Hernando Cortes.

Mayan Civilization: Economy, Politics, Culture & Religion

3. Mayan Civilization: Economy, Politics, Culture & Religion

In this lesson, we explore the Mayan civilization of Southern Mexico and Central America. A rich and culturally-vibrant civilization, its sudden disappearance from the annals of history have puzzled scholars for years.

Pre-Columbian Civilization: North American Indians Before Europeans

4. Pre-Columbian Civilization: North American Indians Before Europeans

Watch this video for an overview of the cultural groups of Native Americans as they lived at the time of first contact with Europeans. Some of these groupings, like the tribes of the plains, changed so much due to the addition of European influences, such as horses, that there is only conjecture as to how exactly they lived before European contact.

The Apache, Navajo & Mandan Civilizations

5. The Apache, Navajo & Mandan Civilizations

In this lesson, we explore three Native American tribes in, what is today, the America's Southwest and Midwest. Though all three were different cultures, they were all ultimately decimated by the same thing: contact with European settlers.

The Inuit & Aleut Civilizations of the Far North

6. The Inuit & Aleut Civilizations of the Far North

In this lesson, we explore the northern North American civilization of the Inuit and the Aleut, who eked out livings in the roughest of North American climates.

Zuni Tribe: Facts, History & Culture

7. Zuni Tribe: Facts, History & Culture

Explore the history and culture of the Zuni people, a Native American culture in the Southwest, and test your understanding about Pueblo cultures, Zuni traditions, and the history of Native American peoples.

Mayan Disappearance: Theories & Concept

8. Mayan Disappearance: Theories & Concept

For many years, archaeologists have studied the collapse of the Maya civilization. Learn the different theories archaeologists believe were responsible for the downfall of the Maya.

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