Indian Timeline – Stone Age to 1400′s

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Indian Timeline – Stone Age to 1400′s

Discover the information and facts about the history of the Indians via this Indian Timeline. This section of the Indian Timeline details key events and dates from the Pre-Historic Stone Age to the 1400′s.

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10,000 B.C. – Paleo-Indian Era (Stone Age culture) the earliest human inhabitants of America who lived in caves and were Nomadic hunters of large game including the Great Mammoth and giant bison.
9000 BC – Clovis Culture (named after artefacts found at Clovis, New Mexico. These people used a distinctive type of fluted arrow point
7500 BC – Folsom Culture (named after artefacts found at Folsom, New Mexico. These people used flint arrow point in the shape of a leaf)
7500 BC – Eastern Woodland Culture of Fisher Hunters begins. Permanent houses and farming
7000 BC – Archaic Period in which people built basic shelters and made stone weapons and stone tools
4000 BC – Old Copper culture begins in the Great Lakes region in which native copper was utilized to produce a wide variety of tools axes, adzes, arrow head points, knives, fishhooks and harpoons
2500 BC – Gulf Formational Period with development of ceramics and pottery
2000 BC – Pecos Culture begins with changes in architecture, art and pottery for the people who lived in a semi-arid environment
1100 BC – Anasazi build cliff cities at Mesa Verde, Colorado
1700 BC – Mound Builders culture, a feature of many Woodland tribes
1000 AD – Woodland Period including the Adena culture (mounds, a burial complex and ceremonial system. The Adena lived in a variety of locations, including: Ohio, Indiana, West Virginia, Kentucky, and parts of Pennsylvania and New York.) and Hopewell cultures
1000 AD – Woodland Period including the Hopewell cultures established along rivers in the Northeastern and Midwestern United States which included trade exchange systems and burial systems
1000 – Mississippian Culture established. This was the last of the mound-building cultures of North America in Midwestern, Eastern, and Southeastern United States
1450 – Iroquois Confederacy creates a constitution. The tribes of the Iroquois League include the Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga and Seneca
1492 – Christopher Columbus discovers America

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