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1 Q: Who were the first people who lived in Virginia? A: The American Indians (First Americans)

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3 Q: In which areas of Virginia did the American Indians (First Americans) live? A: All areas, but mostly in the Tidewater, Piedmont, and Appalachian Plateau

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5 Q: How many First American major language groups were there in Virginia? A: Three

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7 Q: Who named the First Americans “Indians”? A: Christopher Columbus

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9 Q: Christopher Columbus thought that he had found— A: The Indies

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11 Q: The Indies are located near— A: China

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13 Q: What artifacts tell us a lot about the First Americans who lived in Virginia? A: arrowheads, pottery, and other tools

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15 Q: What was spoken primarily in the Tidewater region? A: Algonquian

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17 Q: The Powhatan were a member of which language group? A: Algonquian

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19 Q: What was spoken primarily in the Piedmont region? A: Siouan

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21 Q: What was spoken in Southwestern Virginia and in Southern Virginia near what is today North Carolina? A: Iroquoian

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23 Q: The Cherokee were a part of which language group? A: Iroquoian

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25 Q: First Americans met their basic needs by interacting with the— A: Climate and Environment

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27 Q: The climate of Virginia is relatively— A: Mild

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29 Q: Because of the four seasons in Virginia, we have a variety of— A: Vegetation

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31 Q: Forests have a variety of— A: Trees

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33 Q: Virginia’s Indians are referred to as— A: Eastern Woodlands

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35 Q: The kinds of food the First Americans ate, the clothing they wore, and the shelters they had depended upon the what? A: Seasons

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37 Q: American Indian foods changed with the what? A: Seasons

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39 Q: What did American Indians eat in the winter? A: birds and animals

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41 Q: What did the First Americans eat in the Spring? A: Fish and berries

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43 Q: In the summer, the First Americans grew crops like— A: beans, corn, squash

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45 Q: In the Fall, the American Indians— A: Harvested crops

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47 Q: What was used for clothing in American Indian cultures? A: animal skins (deerskin)

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49 Q: American Indians made shelters from— A: Materials around them

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