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The Native Americans were the first to arrive in North American and call it home.

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The Land Bridge

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The first people to live in North America came from Asia between 10,000 and 30,000 years ago. At that time, North America and Asia were connected by a land bridge.

These people may have been following herds of buffalo or woolly mammoths. They eventually spread throughout Canada and the United States.


Indian Nations and Tribes

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Eventually North America became populated by many different tribes of people. These tribes lived in most areas of the country, adapting to the local land and climate.

Many lived in mountainous regions, others on plains. They hunted, fished, and where soil permitted they planted crops and farmed the land.

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