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There were many indigenous people already living on the entire North American continent when the first European explorers arrived. They had long ago divided into several distinct groups, each with its own customs and specific way of life. Questions about these Native peoples and their interaction with the early explorers - and, later, with the Colonists - belong in this category.
whashington irving, James fenimore cooper, and William Cullen Bryant.have any doubts about this answer? go to cenage.com or Google American pageant 12th editon
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Jim Thorpe, gold medalist in the pentathlon and decathlon in 1912, was raised as a Sac and Fox. Billy Mills, who is a Oglala Dakota and was raised on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota is gold medalist in the 10,000m race in 1964 and the only American to ever medal in the 10,000 meter…
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Reservation repos MUST be conducted by tribal law. VOLUNTARY repo or REPLEVIN only. & Indian Land can be protected, therefore no one is allowed in it with out the Chief's permission. Even the government has difficulties getting in legally, therefore governments typically take no action. If you w…
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Swimming is one of the most popular youth sports in the United States, and as gaining popularity as an adult sport because it is easier on the joints than land sports. This may be outdated, but a few years ago I read that swimming is actually the most popular sport in the United States for girls age…
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Be careful of where you get your information from, legislation is constantly changing; recently it has been more toward being easier to be born abroad. If YOU (grandparent) are American (born abroad or otherwise) and have lived there for 5 years at any point in your life, and the PARENT is born abr…
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i am from canada, met a man from england, we want to get married in england. do i need a vistors visa before we can get married
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Its name comes from an ancient French province of the same name. So if it does mean something in any Indian language its probably a coincidence
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John F KennedyHenry FordDavy CrockettMaureen O'HaraJudy Garland's granny was Irish.Grace KelleyAlfred E. Smith Nellie Bly (1864-1922) Journalist and adventuressMatthew Brady (1823-1896) Civil War photographerWilliam J. Brennan, Jr (1906-1997) Supreme Court JusticeBuffalo Bill Cody (1846-1917) W…
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depending on how far back into history you wish to go, but since c.1600 the potato has had a central role - on its own, in stews, in bread, eyc. fish has always been important - in a mainly catholic country where meat was forbidden every Friday and for all of Lent. - mostly salmon, herring, mackerel…
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See the Related Links for a site with photos in Indian portraits done by McKenney and Hall in the mid-1800's. There is a map showing at least some of the tribes. You can also look up subjects like "Indian tribes of NY State" on google.com and get much more information. Upstate New York was dominated…
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There were several tribes in that area: Mohawk, Iroquoians, Lenapi (Delaware) - not intended to be all inclusive, these were the major tribes in that area for the time in question. The 5 Nations of the Iroqouis Confederation:MohawkOnondogaSenecaOneidaCayugalater the Tuscaroras werte added (migreted …
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The two tribes of Indians that lived in New York before anyone landed there were the Algonquins and the Iroquois.
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New York was settled by the lenape tribe and the iroquois.Hope this helps :)
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Captain John Smith: Hailed as a strong leader of the failing Jamestown colony, he as a leader also should share responsibility for the grievous mistreatment of the local Native people Captain Smith embraced the enslavement of Native people, including the practice of, "taking any woman or girl." …
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The Sioux had hundreds of "customs". Categories: Marriage Trading Burial Celebration Birthing Accepting foreigners into the tribe Religious War Hunting For detailed accounts of customs, read Thomas Mails fine book: The Mystic Warriors of the Plains.
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The Sioux Nation (comprised of seven council fires and sub-tribes) had many spiritual practices. The foundational rituals or ceremonies are the seven rites: The Keeping of the Soul (Nagi Gluhapi Na Nagi Gluxkapi)The Rite of Purification or Sweat Lodge (Inipi)Crying for a Vision or Vision Quest (Hanb…
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They did their best to convert and ally with the Native Americans. These were fairly successful as the Church teaches that the Book of Mormon itself is actually a history of the former inhabitants of the Ancient Americas - that is, that the history is of the forerunners of the various Indian tribes …
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Answer The answer is NO. In the 325th Fighter Group, 15th Air Force, we had a Native American Fighter Pilot named Hiawatha Mohawk. He flew in both the P-47 and the P-51 and had one victory in each of these aircraft. His aircraft group number was 79. I agree. There was also Major Richard Pierre H…
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The arts of the different Indian tribes were determined by materials available, lifestyle and religion. The Sioux decorated buckskin clothes and tents with bead-work and quillwork. They also painted buffalo hides. Therefore, bodywork, quillwork and painting can all be considered traditional Sioux ar…
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Ever heard of wind talkers? well native Americans were used to send codes and whatnot to other companys, theyd speak their native tongue to another native American in some other company, the enemy soon learned about it and it died out quickly, theyd capture a "wind talker" and make them tell them wh…
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Answer No. There are no government funds that pays individuals based on Native American descent. If you are a member of a Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) recognized Tribal Affiliation you are eligible for health and education benefits. The Department of Interior (DOI) has a web site that may help …
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Humans are thought to have come to the North American continent from the "old" world from about 15,000 to 30,000 BCE. Paleo-Indians followed mega-fauna animals, like the woolly mammoth, for ages. After the decline of the ice-age animals, they started to settle and build communities based on agricult…
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Because originally the Harlem River's path looped up to that bit of the Bronx. Check it out at the second related link.  The Marble Hill neighborhood used to be on the northermost tip of Manhattan, just north of the Inwood neighborhood. The part of the Harlem River that flowed past Marble Hill…
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The Battle of the Little Big Horn in which Col. George Custer and that portion of the 7th cavalry regiment under his personal command died to the last man. The armed conflict between a few hundred cavalry of the US and several thousand Native Tribe warriors cannot be considered a battle in military …
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Who ever answered the question below* needs to reexamine the question which is "Who..." not what... so I will attempt to answer this in as brief and accurate answer as possible: The main killers (of the U.S.) were the European stock expansionists of the Manifest Destiny era with the "have gun wil…
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Answer There were several Native American groups living in the area that came to be known as Virginia, when the first white settlers arrived. The Powhatan, members of the Algonquian group, lived along the coast. The Monacan and the Manahoac lived in the area known as the Piedmont. Nahyssan who…
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LOL that is a ridiculously broad question. Also you make it sound as if Irish people and their culture don't exist anymore. We do you know...thank god! thought i was gone there for a minute
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http://www.sonofthesouth.net/revolutionary-war/maps/new-england-map.jpg you might have to crop it a little, but it's a pretty good example. :D
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Native Americans killed in service for the United States and killed defending their Indian country is listed below in rough estimated numbers. A likely total of 100,000-500,000 Native Americans in the U.S. have died since 1776. The high end would be around a million. Native Americans are the have th…
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Answer In 1967 a referendum was held which was successful on the right of lands, and also the tent embassy was a step of land rights. The Wave Hill walkoff where Vincent Lingiari staged the Aboriginal cattlemens strike was a significant build up to the referendum as well.
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The settlers came to America for different reasons. Some were seeking religious freedom, others were looking for wealth and land.
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The Tea Act, passed by Parliament in May of 1773, would launch the final spark to the revolutionary movement in Boston. The act was not intended to raise revenue in the American colonies, and in fact imposed no new taxes. It was designed to prop up the East India Company which was floundering financ…
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Answer From Encyclopedia Britannica WEAPON: an instrument used in combat for the purpose of killing, injuring, or defeating an enemy. Most likely the very first weapon used was a stick. Then someone made a club, another sharpened a stick to invent the spear, and the nuclear arms race beg…
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Some native Americans in the Middle Colonies were the Algonquin and the Iroquois tribes.
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Gentry, Indians, and English dutchmen, upper middle and lower class.
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Answer In no particular order.........Hurons, Algonkians, Mohawks, Iroquois, Oneida, Seneca, Onandoga, Missisaugas. All of the above had territory in what is now New York state. Many of them were driven out by the Americans, and they moved to what is now the Canadian Province of Ontario, and in …
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Its simple, one tribe or "Trade Groups" would go up to the settlers or the U.S. forts and simply trade. Both sides usually got what they wanted. But the White mans goods had diseases that the Lakota had never encountered. Because of this, many Lakota died.
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History notes that relations between them were "Strained." I guess this could best be described by "The Indian Massacre of 1622" where the Natives killed 347 colonist for: Invading their lands, Burning their homes and crops, Attempting to take the land by force, Lying to the natives saying they w…
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Improved answer: http://www.uslacrosse.org/the_sport/rules.phtml The US Lacrosse website is a great source for info on the rules. This link will take you to the page with men's, women's and youth rules. Original answer is below: Answer . Women's Lacrosse Rules * Before the game…
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The simplest answer would be "Profit." The U.S. Congress said that "the Native Americans stand as guardians to the treasure vaults of this nation." They were referring to the lands held by the Native Americans, to the west of the land that the U.S. owned. Western expansion was for the sole purpose …
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They immigrate to the US because of the freedoms that the nation was founded on, of Life, and the pursuit of Happiness. Freedoms not granted by a ruler, judge or even a nation. but by God the creator of mankind. It was founded on these principals but man has perverted these freedoms and so we are in…
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they were vanished from Florida because the spanish conquistors came amd took and damaged there land . the southern Florida , everglades
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the American revolution
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American Indias survived by ways of hunting deers,and small games (rabbits,squirrels). They also garthered fruits and seeds such as berries,nuts,squash,and serveral kinds of seeds. They lived in tepees,houses made out of stick,mud,and animals hides. More sturdy houses were made during later period.…
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Answer http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tipi You should keep in mind that not all Sioux used Tipi houses.
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He sailed for English and then Dutch Merchants.
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The sport most native peoples play is called lacrosse. Google lacrosse and you will get your info that you are looking for.
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Answer No one knows. There is nothing left of them but the mounds. they were gone before Europeans reached North America.
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They used a system call terrasing, it takes advantage of the ground around a hill or a mountain by creating flat surfaces in which they could plant and grow crops. They probably traded in with other groups around the same area in open markets kind of the same way they still do to this day.they had…
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The Beothuks were the native inhabitants of the island of Newfoundland at the time of European contact in the 15th and 16th centuries. They are now extinct as a separate ethnic group, but their descendants are found in communities across the island. 2nd Answer The Beothuks were a clan which had a p…
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To prove American Indian heritage you need the name of the ancestor who was Native American and his tribe. If you don't have his tribe, look at the area of his birth and locate the tribes that were in that area in the time range. You need to find the name on a roll from a tribe. DNA tests can now …
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American SportsHere are several answers from FAQ Farmers:Tradition, fun, excitement are the reasons that immediately come to mind to explain why Americans play the sports they do.Because society says that they are popular and competitive to be played.because they love them
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Northwest Ordinance An act of the continental congress establishing the method of governing the Northwest territory.
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Depends on what you mean by "original American colonists." Columbus encountered on Hispaniola people called Arawaks. The two native groups living closest to Jamestown were called "Paspeheans and Chiconamians" by the governor, meaning Paspaheghs and Chickahominies.
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Most of Georgia and Georgians interacted poorly with native tribes. Georgia was originally a British penal colony, so the persons that met the natives were not of the highest caliber. Federal law, treaties and judges ordered settlers off Cherokee lands on numerous occasions but all were ignored. Whe…
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Life in the middle colonies could get difficult at times. People living in these colonies often worked as farmers or in manufacturing. Summers brought about hard work and challenging terrains. Winters mean bitter cold weather and illnesses.
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puritans and also they were christians
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Experts speculate 30,000-15,000 years ago. Many Native American tribes believe they were created on the North American Continent.
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Answer Many tribes inhabited the area where the 13 colonies was. Here is a partial list: Penobscot, Passmaquoddy, Pequot, Mohegan, Narragansett, Iroquois (Six Nations: Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, Seneca), Tuscarora.
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in Their language (LAKOTA) the word for grandfather is tunkashilah. In the Lakota dialect the word for grandmother is Unci.
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By selling many things and working at low payed jobs!
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Delaware is known for being the first state to ratify the constitution.
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the first native Americans came to ny just about when the dutch came.
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The House of worship looks like a church, where there is a alter and row of benches where people gather for a celebration of the eucharist.
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Answer: African Americans and Native Americans were both people that were in tune with their ancestors and land. They both found it almost blasphemy to try and sell and or take land. It is believed to be here for everyone to take care of and for it to take care of us. It being the planet, native …
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Well, at this time it wasnt called new york but i believe it was the native americans!The Native Americans.
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Tupac Shakur died on September 13th, 1996 at 4:03pm.
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The New England Indians The Powhatan, Abenaki, Pequot, Haudenosaunee, Susquehannock, and the Delaware all lived in The New England Colonies.
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Answer The Plains Indians were people living in North America. The Great Plains were home to the Plains Indians, who were mostly hunter-gatherers. Their beliefs and attitudes were based around their religion; therfore many ceremonies were held including Buffalo dances and Sun dances to symbolise …
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becuz tey did. HOHOHOHO HAHAHAHAH HEHEHEHEHE UH...UH...UH...
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It was fairly good. Their basic religious philosophy was open to other people, but what is interesting here is that they stumbled on an vacant village. This became the foundation for their own home. Within the village they found the winter stores of corn that helped them survive through the winter.
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The Mapuche, or the Araucanians, as they were called by the Spaniards, in southern Chile resisted Spanish conquest for over 300 years.
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Francisco Pizarro (c. 1475 - 26 June, 1541)
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Bola The bola " a piece of rope with weighted objects on the ends" it is kindof like those things that you throw that have golf balls at the end and you throw it and it raps around the bars? anywayyy was thrown at whatever animal they were hunting or enemy they were fighting and would wrap around i…
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Yes they did they traded crops and flowers and many more of their products for money
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1776 when the U.S. declared its independence and signed the Declaration of Independence. 1783 with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which officially ended the American Revolution and Great Britain recognized the United States' independence.
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Everyone worked hard in colonial America. Children in the middle colonies had jobs helping out on the farms. They would tend the animals, help with planting, weeding, and harvesting crops. Children would also help their parents with meals, laundry, and other cleaning jobs in the home.
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Resulted to Salem witch hunts The Salem Witch Trials, began in 1692 (also known as the Salem witch hunt and the Salem Witchcraft Episode), resulted in a number of convictions and executions for witchcraft in both Salem Village and Salem Town, Massachusetts. Some have argued that it was the result…
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Horses in the Americas The Spaniards first brought horses to the Americas in the 16th Century (1500s). They multiplied outside of captivity as "mustangs". The plains Native Americans who had previously pulled their belongings with travoy (travois) with women then used horses instead, increasing …
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they traveled by boats and some walked
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Samuel Morse's telegraph, Elias Howe's sewing machine, Sirus McCormick's mower-reaper, and Robert Fulton's steamboat are just a few. Hope this helps :)
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The weather in the northern central plains is hot and humid in the summer with some heavy downpours and frequent thunderstorms. Fall has fewer thunderstorms and the temperature and rainfall are quite variable. Early snows that melt quickly sometimes occur in the fall. The winters are generally quite…
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Aborigines, in general, are the first people to settle or inhabit a land.
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To live in the Old West was to live in a lawless time where your life was dependant on the gun in your holster. It was a hard time, and it was also a simple time. Filled with many hot days, and working hard everyday with uncertainty with the rest to come. Women had little respect, and cities were fi…
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Any citizen can or Constitutional Convention
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The Native Americans did not trade land. The took land in as a source of life. They had many clashes with the Europeans who believed in private ownership of land. Land is life. It is to be respected; not owned. If we take care of the land and the animals that live upon it then the land and the ani…
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The Sioux made many things. They made this using beads, cornhusks (dolls), buffalo skin, bones, buffalo horns, feathers, animal pelts, clay and roots/berries/treebark (dyes).I'm just a 11 year old boy doing a native American project, so my info. might not be 100% accurate
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I am doing a report on the plains Indians the big game would be buffalo, and other would be just as the other person said but just wanted to say soooooo...... gd luck Deer, elk and buffalo primarily. Small game when available and/or needed
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It preserved capitalism It increased the power of the federal government. It created a long-lasting social safety net.
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3000-1500 Indus Valley Civilisation 576 Birth of Gautam Buddha 527 Birth of Mahavir 327-326 Alexander's invasion of India. It opened a land route between India and Europe 313 Accession of Chandragupta Maurya according to Jain traditions 305 Defeat of Seleucus at the hands of Chandragupta Maurya 273-…
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God is peaceful. He wants all mankind to live in peace. He wants that all would become ONE. Just as God and Jesus are ONE. Remember John 3:16. GOD is LOVE and LOVE is PEACE. God is warlike Exodus 15:3 The Lord is a man of war.Psalm 18:34 He teacheth my hands to war.Psalm 144:1 Blessed be the Lor…
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Answer Mohican tribes, Chappaqua, and some Crow Tribes iroquois
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they played games
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The first Sunday after the first full moon on or after the Vernal equinox
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Answer   I think a lot of American travel but not as much as Europeans. A lot do travel, but there are so many wonderful things to see and do in the US that many don't feel the need.(A Brit)The number of Americans that have passports is rather low, anywhere from 7-18% according to some online…
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