Do now: Write a min of 4 lines. Which form of government would you enjoy living under and why?
Today, I will be able to recall location and place as well as the 7 elements of culture. I will also be able to explain how Wampum was used and how the
Iroquois governed themselves.
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Homework: Study for your quiz THURSDAY 30 pts
Location provides an area on the Earth and can be relative or absolute
Place: Describes a location using physical and human characteristics.
What defines a group’s way of life.
Customs and Traditions:
Arts and Literature:
Forms of government:
Creation story (religion)
Oral history as presented by “Tantaque”
2 main linguistic dialects
Access to large supplies of clean drinking water, able to hunt for protein and gather for supplementary nourishment. (nomadic or sedentary?)
Social organization: Large villages 200-300, extended families; 3 clans Wolf, Turtle, and
Strong sense of community
Land was commonly shared
Choosing a sachem (chief) Qualities?
“War Leader?” why have a separate ruler
Social roles were carefully divided (men’s work, women’s work) Is this good, bad, or both
Benefitted from the environment. How?
What is it?
How was it used before Europeans arrived?
How was it used after Europeans arrived?
Did the shift in use of wampum negatively or positively impact native culture? Why?
Define fireside and clan
What evidence is there that the Iroquois were matrilineal?
Who governed the village?
Who makes up the council of the League?
What happened to clan leaders that didn’t do their job well?
How could consensus governing be problematic? (Every decision had to be agreed to by all members).
Was the Iroquois government inclusive or exclusive?
Write down 2 facts per region (16 total facts)