Natives that lived in present day Georgia at the time of European arrival
The cultivation of farm crops.
The political/class structure used in Misissippian societies.
Spanish Explorer who ended GA's Era of Prehistory while searching for Gold; 1st European in what is now GA, 1540.
Impact of Spanish Missions
Attempt to convert Native Americans (Taught them the Spanish language and Religion, new farming methods, trading post.)
Reasons For Spanish Exploration
God, Glory, Gold
Impact of DeSoto's Expedition On Native Americans
Many Native Americans died because of European diseases and DeSoto's weapons; Many were Enslaved.
Resistance to disease
an ordinary person; the working class
The powerholders in the Chiefdom society
a raised area created by prehistoric peoples and thought to be used for ceremonial and burial purposes
wattle and daub
a framework of interwoven sticks and mud or clay used to build homes
Rock knife used by the Mississippians
The first European country to explore present-day Georgia
Brought over by the Spanish and responsible for killing thousands of natives