Ancient America and Africa
After reading this chapter, you should be able to:
- Locate and briefly describe the Native American Mound Builders of the Ohio and Mississippi river valleys, the Pueblo dwellers of the Southwest, and the woodland Indians of the East Coast.
- Describe Native American attitudes toward and beliefs about the natural world, wealth, community, family, and men and women.
- Name and locate three West African kingdoms between the fifth and fourteenth centuries and describe West African beliefs about family, religion, and social organization.
- Explain the political, economic, and religious changes in early modern Europe that led to the exploration and eventual settlement of North America.