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American Indians I Prezentace Power Point ANGLICKÝ JAZYK – 2. stupeň Autor: Mgr.Marie Vlčková, Masarykova ZŠ Plzeň Projekt "EU peníze školám", registrační číslo projektu: CZ.1.07/1.4.00/21.1740 Tento projekt je spolufinancován Evropským sociálním fondem a státním rozpočtem České republiky
Indian origin they came from Asia in the Ice Age, 13 500 B.C. originally came from Siberia their path led through the Bering Strait to Alaska they were gatherers and hunters (mammoths, caribous, bisons) extended to the whole territory of the continent
Pocahontas Pocahontas (born Matoaka, later known as Rebecca Rolfe, c. 1595 – March 1617) was a Virginia Indian notable for her association with the colonial settlement at Jamestown, Virginia. Pocahontas was the daughter of Powhatan, the paramount chief of the network of tributary tribal nations in the Tidewater region of Virginia. In a well-known historical anecdote, she is said to have saved the life of an Indian captive, Englishman John Smith, in 1607 by placing her head upon his own when her father raised his war club to execute him.
Pocahontas was captured by the English during Anglo-Indian hostilities in 1613 and held for ransom. During her captivity, she converted to Christianity and took the name Rebecca.
a series of conflicts between European colonizers or later American settlers and native tribes Indian War (1609 – 1924)
Do you know the legend of the last of the Mohicans ? So tell the story
The Last of the Mohicans: A Narrative of 1757 (1826) is a historical novel by James Fenimore Cooper. It is the second and the best known book of the Leatherstocking Tales pentalogy. The Pathfinder, published 14 years later in 1840, is its sequel. historical novelJames Fenimore CooperLeatherstocking TalesThe Pathfinder  The story is set in 1757, during the French and Indian War (the Seven Years' War), when France and Great Britain battled for control of North America. During the war, the French depended on their Native American allies to help fight the more numerous British colonists in the Northeast frontier areas.French and Indian WarSeven Years' WarNative American
Cooper named a principal character Uncas, after a well-known Mohegan sachem (a head chief) who had been an ally of the English in 17 th century Connecticut.UncasMohegansachem Connecticut By using this name, Cooper seemed to confuse the Mohegan with the Mahican, a tribe historically based in New York along the Hudson River, closer to the central Mohawk Valley territory he also wrote about.MahicanHudson River The novel was one of the most popular in English in its time, although critics identified narrative flaws. Its length and formal prose style have limited its appeal to later readers, yet The Last of the Mohicans remains widely read in American literature courses. It has been adapted numerous times for films, TV movies and cartoons. American literature