Hohokam Essays

  • Social Studies - Mound Builders Essay

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    that would become the present-day United States. The Hohokam created a flourishing society from about 300 B.C. to A.D. 1400 in what is now Arizona. In order to farm the dry land the Hohokam dug hundreds of miles of canals to irrigate,or water, their crops. The Hohokam also traded with peoples in neighboring regions. Beginning about A.D.100, the Anasazi lived in the area where Utah, Arizona,Colorado, and New Mexico now meet. Like the Hohokam, the Anasazi were mainly farmers who traded widely. Around

  • Anazazi History Essay

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    in close link (trade) with the Anasazi was the Hohokam tribe of Gulf of California and the Pacific Coast. The Hohokam first lived in large oval pits dug several feet into the ground called “pit houses”, similar to those the Anasazi were first adapted to. The Hohokam soon settled in more permanent, above-ground structures with solid walls and flat roofs, very much like the blueprints of the pueblos built in Chaco Canyon. Most importantly, The Hohokam also had the Casa Grande built within one of the

  • Mimbres Historical Vessel Essay

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    on to explain that Mimbres pottery was the thinnest and most elegantly painted pottery in Southwestern United States prehistory. The history of Mimbres pottery places it as a descendant of Hohokam pottery; however, Mimbres is the only prehistory pottery that celebrated and emphasized life forms. While Hohokam pottery occasionally had painted images of animals or humans, Mimbres focused on the use of life form imagery. (2006, p. 34) Many designs depicting figures are beautifully portrayed while the

  • Reflection Essay

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    be speculated to have appeared 25,000 B.C (Pearson Education, 2012). The more definable cultures emerged around A.D. 500 (Pearson Education, 2012). They were called the Hohokam, pit dwellers, who specialized in irrigation systems (Pearson Education, 2012). The 11th century saw the appearance of the Pueblo, who unlike the Hohokam, lived in elaborate cliff dwellings (Pearson Education, 2012). There homes still stand today. Canada in the 13th century was the exit point for the Apache and Navajo who

  • War over the World Essay

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    of these cultures because of their unprepared ill-equipped lives which usually consisted and thrived on the basis of a warm atmosphere. To begin, each culture must be first be identified, generalized with other cultures in order to compare. The Hohokam tribe, which was situated near what is today southern Arizona were the ancestors of the present-day Pima-Papago. The Hopewell and Mississippian cultures are linked together because the Hopewell culture, which faded somewhere after 550 A.D. was then

  • Mind And Body Essay

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    Stacy Ranson Mind and Body Paper History and Systems in Psychology, PSY 310 10-19-09 Dr. Benjamin Pundit Monday six – 10 p.m. University of Phoenix Hohokam Campus When put to thought, it is like when a student is in class and would like to ask a question. That individual does not stop or think twice about utilizing the proper functions to carry this action out. In reality the mind must understand what it hears to be able to respond to the information heard and then tell

  • The Age of Collision Essay

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    1. Mayas 2. Aztecs 3. Incas 4. Common Traits D. North America 1. Adena-Hopewell (Ohio River Valley) a. 800 B.C. – 600 A.D. 2. Mississippian Culture (Mississippi River Valley & Southeast) a. 600 A.D. - 1500 3. Pueblo-Hohokam (Southwest) a. 400 B.C. – Present E. Debate/Challenging the Norm II. Europeans A. Initial Discovery B. Norse Expeditions 1. Erik the Red 2. Leif Eriksson C. The Crusades 1. Trade and Commerce 2. First Crusade

  • Sinagua Essay

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    involved with culture exchanges with neighboring tribes and groups. Anthropologists found evidence of this with artifacts left behind such as jewelry and pottery. Major groups that the Sinagua intermingled with were the Cohonino to the west, the Hohokam in the south, the Anasazi to the north, and especially the nearby Hopi. They were one of the most mixed groups of the Southwest since intermarriage with other cultures was so broadly practiced. Most of the Sinagua in the Flagstaff area left their

  • Psychology Essay

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    societies chiefdoms, as opposed to states in which a ruler or government exercises direct authority over many communites. Empire of the Aztecs (known at the time as the Mexica) Empire of the Incas the second large empire. The SouthWest The Hohokam culture emerged during the third century B.C. when ancestors of the Akimel O’okham and Tohono O’odham Indians began farming in the gila and Salt river valleys of southern Arizona The Anasazi culture originated during the first century

  • Ishmael Definition Essay

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    one subject under the guise of another. Story of Abraham- Israelites ancestor Story of Sarah- the wife of Abraham and mother of Isaac Story of Isaac- son of Abraham Story of Ishmael- the son of Abraham and Hagar who was Sarah’s maid servant. Hohokam- One of the four major prehistoric archaeologist Oasis America traditions of what is now the American Southwest. Hammurabi- king Hammurabi records his code of laws, the earliest-known example of a ruler proclaiming publicity to his people and entire

  • Salt River Project Essay

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    The Salt River Valley was not a friendly environment to settlers in 1871, except for the pre-historic canal system that had been dredged by Swilling’s Ditch. The canal system had been dug out by the Hohokam Indian tribe that inhabited the area sometime in the first century. This irrigation system allowed for local farmers to grow crops and provide a much needed water supply to the growing population of Phoenix, Arizona. By 1902, the Salt River Federal Reclamation Project was established to monitor

  • Native Essay

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    by the Mayas. The Aztecs took control of central Mexico in the A.D. 1200s. In South America, the Incas created a large, rich empire beginning around A.D. 1400. All these cultures built large cities and religious centers. By about A.D. 200-300, the Hohokam and Anasazi peoples had created civilizations in south-western North America. Cultures east of the Mississippi River are called the Mound Builders for the large burial mounds they created. Native Americans developed different lifestyles, each adapted

  • Study Guide Essay

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    civilizations in the Americas. 2. The five features of civilization were (1) cities that are the center of trade (2) specialized jobs (3) organized forms of government and religion (4) a system of record keeping (5) advanced tools 3. The Hohokam used irrigation to alter their dry environment to make farming possible. 4. religious practices and art spread through early American cultures through trade 5. Agriculture was necessary for the development of civilizations because it helped

  • Apush Ids Essay

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    to their extinction. Conquistadores  * Spanish soldiers that conquered Mesoamerican societies * Prospered from Native American resources * Wreaked havoc and stopped any further expansion from the Aztecs when they arrived in 1519. Hohokam culture * Emerged during the third century * Created irrigation canals that enabled them to harvest crops that were maintained by large work forces. * Their culture resembled Mesoamerican materials and ideas. * Mesoamericans also

  • Native American History Essay

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    to get a good picture of what area the author is speaking to. In this book, the reader has no such problem. This is probably why the book is titled as an atlas. The major civilizations that the author touches on are: The Inca’s, The Aztec’s, The Hohokam, The Anasazi, The Mississippians, and The People of the Salmon. The author covers points on the trade routes, the art, the population, the different languages, and the kinship of the different types of Native Americans. The dark part

  • History Timeline Essay

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    present-day United States created three distinct civilizations: the Adena-Hopewell cultureof the Ohio River valley, the Mississippian culture of the Southeast and the Hohokam-Anasazi culture of the Southwest. The Adena- Hopewell were gatherers and hunters. The Mississippi River valley relied heavily on agricultural economy. The Hohokam- Anasazi culture developed sophisticated irrigation systems in order to grow corn and other crops. The Native Americans in 1500 Shared attributes and assumptions. Eastern

  • The Inca Society Essay

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    used as tombs, the bases of temples, the bases of palaces, maybe a viewing observatory to the stars and for possible sacrifices. In the desert like conditions of the Southwest, a lot of ancient large scale irrigation systems were constructed by the Hohokam culture, the Anasazi occupied the four corners region what is now the modern day four border region of Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Arizona. They constructed large dwellings or towns which were called pueblos by the Spanish at the time. One of the

  • Chapter Essay

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    complex societies. 3.Large scale irrigation projects start to happen. 4. Sign of increasingly centralized political power and growing social stratification. B. Southwestern Desert Cultures 1. Hohokam and Gila river valleys have the highest Mexican influence. 2. By 1000 CE Hohokam builds an elaborate irrigation system. 3. The Anasazi had an economy based on maize beans and squash. 4. Largest Anasazi community was Chaco canyon. i. 8 large towns. Social life and craft activities

  • The New World Essay

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    neighbors through trade or conquest; a. Ex: by A.D. 100, the Hopewells had spread their influence through Wisconsin & Louisiana. b. For unknown reasons the Hopewell trading network gradually collapsed around A.D. 400. 4. In the Southwest: a. Hohokam & Mogollon cultures developed by A.D. 600, b. Anasazi culture developed by A.D. 900. c. Drought brought on the collapse of both of these cultures after A.D. 1150. 5. Advanced farming technology of Mesoamerica spread into the Mississippi Valley

  • México Precolombino Essay

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    agricultura, cestería muy fina. Pueblo comienza con la producción de cerámica, agricultura y arquitectura de grandes multifamiliares. Después del apogeo, viene la decadencia y el abandono de asentamientos humanos por una sequía de más de 25 años. Región Hohokam, fronteras cambiantes, núcleo principal en Arizona y el desierto de Sonora. Construyeron elaborados canales de riego. Por la aridez tuvieron que acompletar su dieta con la recolección de pitahaya. Cerámica roja. Casas semienterradas, juebgo de pelota

  • Yesterday Today Tomorrow Essay

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    Mesopotamia, Egyptian Old Kingdom, Hittite empire, Minoan civilization, Mycenaean civilization, the Western Roman empire, the Olmec, the lowland classic Maya, the Mesoamerican highlands, Casas Grandes, the Chacoans (of Chaco Canyon, New Mexico), the Hohokam (of south central Arizona), the Eastern Woodlands, the Huari and Tiahuanaco empires, the Kachin and the Ik—Tainter develops a general theory of social collapse, He then examines three further cases of collapse (Western Roman, classic Mayan, Chacoan)

  • American History Essay

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    artisans fashioned striking ornaments to bury with the dead. For unknown reasons, the Hopewells’ elaborate trading network collapsed around 400. Another complex culture developed among the Pueblo peoples of the Southwest: the Hohokams, Mogollons, and Anasazis. By a.d. 600, Hohokam [ho-HO-kam] people in the high country of present-day Arizona and New Mexico were using irrigation to grow two crops a year, fashioning fine pottery with red-on-buff designs, and worshipping their gods on platform mounds; by

  • Brief History of Us Essay

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    moved south into the land that was to become the United States. They settled along the Paci c Ocean in the Northwest, in the mountains and deserts of the Southwest, and along the Mississippi River in the Middle West. These early groups are known as Hohokam, Adenans, Hopewellians, and Anasazi. They built villages and grew crops. Some built mounds of earth in the shapes of pyramids, birds, or serpents. Their life was closely tied to the land, and their society was clan-oriented and communal. Elements

  • Archaeological Findings Essay

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    sign to the relative date of artifacts is match with an artifact that is already recognized date in a sequence. * Back Bone, nearly every area has its own established ceramic pottery sequence. (P126) Pottery typology * Hohokam pottery bowls (ceramic Bowls) have in arrange in a sequence based on their shape and decoration, the earliest bowls are at the bottom, the decoration at early ages are simple than these days. (Elaborate) * Over 500 years of change

  • Problems of Race Discrimination of the Usa in the 20th Century Essay

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    Douglas T. Price, and Gary M. Feinman (2008). Images of the Past, 5th edition. New York: McGraw-Hill. pp.274-277. ISBN 978-0-07-340520-9. 36. Chenault, Mark, Rick Ahlstrom, and Tom Motsinger, (1993) In the Shadow of South Mountain: The Pre-Classic Hohokam of 'La Ciudad de los Hornos', Part I and II. 37. Townsend, Richard F., and Robert V. Sharp, eds. (2004). Hero, Hawk, and Open Hand. 38. F. Kent Reilly and James Garber, ed (2007). Ancient Objects and Sacred Realms. University of Texas Press[->86]

  • Gmat Essay

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    per year for the farmer who takes care to keep them www.chasedream.com 139 ChaseDream PREP2008 语法笔记 Practice Test #2 cool。 178. (GWD-1-Q21) That twenty-one ceramic dog figurines were discovered during the excavating of a 1,000-year-old Hohokam village in Tempe, Arizona, has nearly doubled the number of these artifacts known to exist. A. That twenty-one ceramic dog figurines were discovered during the excavating B. Twenty-one ceramic dog figurines discovered at the excavation C. Discovering