United States History Question of the Day

©Greg Feldmeth 2013

North American Indians

Acoma Pueblo jar
(Image Source: National Museum of the American Indian)

Question 13143:

All but which of the following statements are true about North American Indian cultures before the arrival of Europeans?

A) the Indians of the Great Plains used horses to follow buffalo herds
B) there was great diversity in diet depending on the region
C) some Indian cultures in the Southwest desert built stone dwellings in cliffs
D) some cultures placed decision-making power in the hands of the women of the tribe
E) Mississippi Valley civilizations built large dirt mounds, probably for ceremonial purposes

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