TOEFL Vocab Question
hunters and gatherers of pre-Colombian North America had long colonized
both the interior and the coasts when the European settlers arrived.
by nature, the land-hunting peoples of the interior
of North America spread to the coasts by the 1500's.
Portugal and France played large roles in the colonization of the
Americas, South America and North America were colonized largely by the
Spanish and the British, respectively.
travel in colonial America was often difficult due to the dense forests,
mountainous terrain, and harsh weather.
settlers came to the frontier West in a trickle, but once word of gold
spread across the young nation, would-be millionaires came to California
swampy areas of southern Florida
become a breeding ground for disease-carrying mosquitoes in the
specially bred to resist cold and
endure long treks in the snow, are especially well-adapted to pulling
sleds and performing others tasks in the snow.
of the season
the development of the calendar, the pre-Colombian peoples of North
America learned to predict the turn of the
seasons and as a result, the optimal time to plant crops.
ground common after rainfall is ideal for sprouting plants provided the
ground is not saturated with water.
pre-Colombian peoples of the Americas had many apparatuses to aid in hauling
supplies and materials overland, few of which utilized the wheel.