This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Epidemics - Most Indian tribes were decimated by this factor, with some tribes wiped out completely and others sustaining 50% population losses or more.
Great Turtle - In many Indian creation myths, the Earth is imagined to be created from the slime on the back of this being.
Manhattan Island - A missionary named John Heckewelder provides an account of the Dutch meeting Native Americans in this location and then plying them with alcohol.
Alcoholism - This factor dealt a terrible blow to many Indian tribes, leading to further dependence on European...
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