American History Chapter 1

American History Chapter 1

1. Why were the first americans called “indians”?
They were called indians because when Christopher Columbus discovered america he thought he was in India so he called the natives indians
2. What were the two general types of Indian lifestyles?
The two general type of lifestyles were nobtice and indinds.
3. What were the five main Indian tribal regions in North America?
Woodlands, the Plains, the Southwest, the Great Basin and Plateau, and the West Coast.
4. Describe animism. How did it effect the Indians’ use of nature?
animism- is the belief that spirits live in objects in nature
The Indians respected the environment.