American History

Bison Hunting - Practiced by Dalton Tradition Archaic People

Dalton Tradition – The Last Paleo Indians 8500 BC – 7900 BC

The Dalton tradition started building up around 8500BC. There are many theories regarding it’s beginning , many archeologists agree that the culture evolved from it’s predecessor Folsom Culture. The Dalton period is especially significant as these people were the last Paleo Indians  in American. After about 7900 BC these people […]

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Lindenmeier Site - Folsom Tradition

The Folsom Tradition – Successors of Clovis Community – 9000 BC – 6000 BC

The Folsom culture, also called Lindenmeier culture, developed around 9000BC in North America after Clovis culture. The evidences of this culture were first  excavated from the Folsom city, New Mexico in 1926. The archeological evidence suggest that these people used to live throughout the Great Plains of US from Texas to […]

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Clovis Culture - Hunting Mammoth

The Clovis Culture – The Ice Age Community – 13500 BC

The Clovis culture developed around 13500 years ago. They emerged at the end of the glacial age. The culture derives its name from ‘Clovis point’, which is a kind of a weapon made by ivory or bone, used by Clovis people. Clovis culture influenced various other cultures like Folsom tradition, […]

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Paleo Indians – The first people who lived in America – 18000 BC – 8000 BC

Paleo Indians – The first people who lived in America – 18000 BC – 8000 BC

Paleo Indians were the first people who lived in American continent. They migrated from Siberia and inhabited this region around 18000 BC. This age of migration is often referred as the late glacial period or Ice Age. There are also evidences that some of these people crossed Bering Sea or […]

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The Anasazi – The Builders of Roads and Architectural Marvels – 1300 BC – 1200 AD

The Anasazi – The Builders of Roads and Architectural Marvels – 1300 BC – 1200 AD

The Anasazi culture developed around Southwest U.S. near New Mexico, Utah, Arizona and Colorado. As per archaeological evidence they started building their culture around 1300 BC. It is estimated that the modern Pueblo people living in US are the successors of Anasazi people. They developed their civilization in one of the world’s […]

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Adena Culture - A Man Gaurding Adena Territory

The Adena Culture of North America – 1000 BC – 200 BC

Native Americans started living in North America before 18000 BC. They are believed to be migrated from Siberia  and have links with the ancient Siberians. They mostly lived on berries, wild fruits and settled in south eastern Canada and near the Mississippi river. They used to share their burial structures and ceremony systems […]

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Tenochtitlan - Capital City Of Aztec Empire

The Aztec Kingdom – Rulers of Pre Colombian America 1200 AD – 1500 AD

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The Aztecs originally belonged to lake Texcoco. In 1200 AD they started expanding their empire and till 1500AD they ruled throughout the central and southern Mexico. They used to speak Nahuatl Language. At it’s peak time Aztecs were known for their rich religious and cultural heritage. They achieved huge success […]

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Tikal Temple of Maya Culture

The Maya Civilization – The Americans who Flourished for 700 years and more… 250 AD – 900 AD

The Maya was one of the highest developed civilizations of its time. It flourished from 250AD to 900AD near the Yucatan peninsula which include present day South Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador. Maya were primarily farmers and used to grow crops like Cotton, corn and squash. Maya were […]

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Olmec Pyramids around 1000 years BC

The Olmec – First American Civilization – 1500 BC – 400 BC

The Olmec civilization was America’s first civilization and developed in Mesoamerica, which is present day Mexico and some other parts of Central America. They lived during 1500 to 400 BC. These people were basically farmers and their principal crop was corn. Major cities in their civilization were Tres Zapotes, La Venta and San Lorenzo. […]

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