Part 2: Early History of American Indians in North Dakota

Questions: Section 3

Comprehension Questions

  1. Who followed the Paleo-Indians?
  2. When did the Archaic people appear?
  3. How does the size of the modern bison compare with the size of the ancient bison that the Paleo-Indians hunted?
  4. Name the hard stone that was mined by people along the Knife River.
  5. How was flint used?
  6. What was the hunting weapon developed by the Archaic people?

Critical Thinking Question

  1. About how many years passed between the time Paleo-Indians first came to North America and the time the Archaic people appeared?