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500 1000 Mi. 1 First Americans Enter the New World Although DNA evidence indicates that all Paleo-Indians were genetically related, at least two cultural groups moved into different parts of North America between 70,000 and 40,000 years ago. The Old Cordilleran group, to the west of the Rocky Mountains, and the Clovis group, to the east, left records of their passing at numerous sites, the most prominent of which are labeled here. 8 CHAPTER 1 Making a “New” World, to 1588 up to cover the eastern half of the continent, they developed finely polished stone tools, which they used to make functional and beautiful implements out of wood, bone, shell, and other materials.

His articles and reviews have appeared in Diplomatic History, The Journal of American History, The American Historical Review, The Historian, The History Teacher, and The Journal of Interdisciplinary History. Making America CHAPTER 1 Making a “New” World, to 1588 A NOTE FROM THE AUTHOR Where should we begin the story of Making America? We started this project without a clear answer to that question. Traditionally this story begins with the voyages of a confused but daring Genoese sailor, Christopher Columbus, who accidentally stumbled upon a chain of continents that some suspected lay between Europe and Asia.

For generations exotic items from China, Persia, and other mysterious places wound their way westward along the Silk Road and northward across the Sahara Desert bringing novel luxuries into an evolving cosmopolitan marketplace. Atlantic nations like Portugal and Spain sought to make these transactions more efficient by substituting sailing ships for camels, hoping to enhance their own importance in that marketplace. This explosion in commerce helps explain why Columbus and other adventurers of his day risked the open seas of the Atlantic.

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