Do now: Min. of 5 lines…Which element of culture

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Do now: Min. of 5 lines…Which element of culture
is most important to you and why?
Today, I will successfully (43/50 min) locate the 50
states. I will identify key elements of culture in the
Arctic and Subarctic regions of North America
Homework: Read and annotate* the Northeast,
Southeast and Plains region.
* (take notes and identify elements of culture)
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What defines a group’s way of life.
Social Organization: Loosely defined social classes,
low, middle, high
 Customs and Traditions: Hot Dogs and Fireworks on
the 4th of July. Remembrance of 9-11-01
 Religion: Judeo-Christian roots, but freedom to practice
mostly anything.
 Language: Not official  English
 Arts and Literature: Highly valued
 Forms of government: Currently, democratic-republic,
originally republic
 Economic systems: mixed (parts socialism and free
enterprise)
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Make sure your name is on the paper.
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Level 0 when the test is out (it’ll be assumed that you’re cheating)
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Don’t help people cheat (cover up your work)
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Eyes on your paper (your cheating)
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Cheating will result in a 0 and a call home!
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Don’t leave anything blank, don’t quit, everyone
has a brain…Use it!!!!
Once your quiz continue reading about Native
American culture.
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These people were heavily influenced by their
environment.
Eskimo-Aleut language family
Population small and scattered
Inuitsnomadic hunters
Aleuts settled, small fishing villages
Homes made of sod/timber, in the extreme
north Ice.
Seal and otter skins were well insolated and
waterproof.
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Swampy, piney forests colder region inland
Alaska and Canada.
Western: Athabaskan speakers
Easter: Algonquian speakers
Used toboggans, snowshoes, and lightweight
canoes for travel.
Sparsely populated
Small family groups hunted caribou lived in
easy to move tents. Also lived in underground
dugouts.
Europeans interaction: economic/cultural shift
from subsistence living to profit living
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