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    North America
  North America
North America is a continent in the Northern Hemisphere and almost fully in the Western Hemisphere, bordered on the north by the Arctic Ocean, on the east by the North Atlantic Ocean, on the south by the Caribbean Sea, and on the west by the North Pa...
 
    South America
  South America
South America is a continent situated in the Western Hemisphere between the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans. Most of it is in the Southern Hemisphere. Commonly referred to as part of the Americas, like North America, South America is named after Amerigo...
 
    US History Timeline
  US History Timeline
From the World Almanac for Kids. Travel through 15,000 years of history from hunters of wooly mammoths to the 21st Century, America has had a rich history. You can follow some highlights by clicking on the timeline....
 
    Metropolitan Museum of Arts Timeline
  Metropolitan Museum of Arts Timeline
Overview of the history of art as illustrated and represented in the Museum's collection...
 
    Pre-Columbian Indian Cultures
  Pre-Columbian Indian Cultures
About 15,000 years ago,the first migration of Paleo-Indians in North America was by people of the Beringian subcontinent. Nomadic hunters from northeast Asia are believed to have crossed the Bering Strait land bridge (that scientists call Beringia) i...
 
    Athabascan Indians
  Athabascan Indians
The name "Athabascan" comes from the large lake in Canada called "Lake Athabasca". The lake was given its name by the Cree Indians, who lived east of it. In Cree, "Athabasca" means "grass here and there", and was a descriptive name for the lake. The...
 
    The Clovis Culture, America
  The Clovis Culture, America
The Clovis culture (sometimes referred to as the Llano culture) is a prehistoric Paleo-Indian culture, named after distinct stone tools that were found at sites near Clovis, New Mexico, in the 1920s and 1930s. The Clovis culture appears around 11,500...
 
    Alabama through the Ages
  Alabama through the Ages
The Alabama Department of Archives & History. We tell the story of the people of Alabama by preserving records and artifacts of historical value and promoting a better understanding of Alabama history....
 
    Predecessors of the Hohokam
  Predecessors of the Hohokam
The Hohokam were not the first to live in the Tucson Basin. During the Ice Age, people migrated from Siberia across the Bering Strait into Alaska. These "Paleo-Indians" followed herds of big game into North America. By 9500 B.C., bands of hunters...
 
    Alaska Natives, Indian Communities
  Alaska Natives, Indian Communities
Alaskan natives in Alaska number about 119,241 (as of the 2000 census). There are 229 federally recognized Alaskan villages and five unrecognized Tlingit alaskan indian tribes. Generally, the aboriginal people of Alaska don't mind being called Es...
 
    Alaskan Native Cultures
  Alaskan Native Cultures
Alaska's Native people are divided into three ethnic groups, eleven distinct cultures, speak twenty different languages, live in five geographical locations in Alaska, in 200 villages and communities, and make up nearly 20% of the total population of...
 
    Vermont History Timeline
  Vermont History Timeline
The Vermont Division for Historic Preservation, part of the State of Vermont's Agency of Commerce and Community Development, identifies, protects and promotes Vermont's public and private historic and archeological resources; including the maintenanc...
 
    Ancient Architects of the Mississippi
  Ancient Architects of the Mississippi
Ancient Architects of the Mississippi were Native American travelers, traders, farmers, and religious folks. The native cultures built mounds and thrived in towns along the Mississippi. The Mississippi and its tributaries, major highways of comme...
 
    Mesoamerican Long Count Calendar
  Mesoamerican Long Count Calendar
The Mesoamerican Long Count calendar is a non-repeating, vigesimal (base-20) and base-18 calendar used by several Pre-Columbian Mesoamerican cultures, most notably the Maya. For this reason, it is sometimes known as the Maya (or Mayan) Long Count cal...
 
    San Diego History
  San Diego History
September 28, 1542 : Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo sails his flagship, the San Salvador, from Navidad (Mexico) into San Diego Bay on September 28, under the flag of Spain. He comes ashore, probably near Ballast Point on Point Loma. He names his discovery S...
 
         
         



 
 
         
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