AP U.S. History 3.2 Period 1: 1491-1607

AP U.S. History Period 1: 1491-1607 Drill 3, Problem 2. The cultivation of maize, depicted in the image, also played a significant role in which of the following regions?

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AP U.S. HistoryPeriod 1: 1491–1607
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Settlement by Native PopulationsSpread of Maize Cultivation in Mexico, the Southwest, and Beyond
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also played a significant role in which of the following

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regions And here attention is a great plains north degree

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based in southwest So the picture makes it clear that

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northeastern natives were all about that maze about that maze

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Yeah all right But what about the natives everywhere else

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on the continent Were they corn lovers too Will be

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claims that the native people of the pacific northwest were

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into maze But we happen to know that they were

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more into fishing than into agriculture So we could nick

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speak A seems to think that the natives of the

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great plains were corn lovers and it's Not a terrible

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gas Since these days the midwest is well one big

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cornfield But back in the day the native peoples of

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the plains were too busy chasing buffalo to patiently wait

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for maize to grow Where a poet we had no

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Idea don't it Well there goes our career in poetry

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Anyway Let's get rid of a c tells us that

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natives of the great basin were corn masters but it's

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yanking our chain Though corn master sounds like an excellent

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job title like you know the sense a of corn

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cool the great basin both places like death valley not

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exactly hospitable teo corn And even though everywhere in the

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great basin isn't quite that extreme in general the soil

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isn't all that fertile certainly not fertile enough for corn

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inmates This would have made it tough for natives to

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try their hand at cultivating right Instead great basin natives

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figured hunting and gathering was the way to go So

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we can say goodbye to see that leaves us with

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the the southwest Well southwestern groups like the pueblo people

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were true masters of maize cultivation They figured out a

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unique dual irrigation system which allowed them to not only

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throat corn but to harvest the crop twice a year

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So it looks like choice D wins the award for

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rightist answer and the southwestern natives win the contest for

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total corn domination Corn wars the concept for the next

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hot reality show What do you think Uh probably not 00:02:21.735 --> [endTime] In a cornfield far far away