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Question 1: Diseases such as ________ and smallpox caused so many fatalities, because the natives lacked immunity, that they undermined the social order of many chiefdoms.
Severe acute respiratory syndromeMeaslesAIDSInfluenza

Question 2: Kincaid Site: A major Mississippian mound center in southern ________ across the Ohio River from Paducah, Kentucky.
IllinoisIndianaMassachusettsMissouri

Question 3: The expansion of the great metropolis and ceremonial complex at ________, the formation of other complex chiefdoms, and the spread and development of SECC art and symbolism are characteristic changes of this period.
Kincaid Mounds State Historic SiteAztalan State ParkCahokiaMoundville Archaeological Site

Question 4: What does the following picture show?

  A map showing approximate areas of various Mississippian and related cultures.
  A map showing approximate areas of various Mississippian and related cultures.
  Stone effigies found at the Etowah Site
  Hollow ceramic jug showing the underwater panther from the Mississippian culture, found at Rose Mound in Cross County, Arkansas, U.S., 1400-1600. height: 8 inches (20 cm).

Question 5: They worked naturally occurring metal deposits, but did not smelt iron or make bronze ________.
MetallurgyMaterials scienceArchaeologyMining

Question 6: What does the following picture show?

  Hollow ceramic jug showing the underwater panther from the Mississippian culture, found at Rose Mound in Cross County, Arkansas, U.S., 1400-1600. height: 8 inches (20 cm).
  A map showing approximate areas of various Mississippian and related cultures.
  A map showing the de Soto route through the Southeast

Question 7: Along with the contemporary ________, these cultural collapses coincide with the global climate change of the Little Ice Age.
Pecos ClassificationMesa Verde National ParkAncient Pueblo PeoplesChaco Culture National Historical Park

Question 8: Emerald Mound: A Plaquemine Mississippian period archaeological site located on the ________ near Stanton, Mississippi.
T. O. Fuller State ParkNatchez Trace TrailGreat Smoky Mountains National ParkNatchez Trace Parkway

Question 9: The Mississippians had no ________ or stone architecture.
Writing systemLatin alphabetAlphabetArabic alphabet

Question 10: In most places, the development of Mississippian culture coincided with adoption of comparatively large-scale, intensive ________ agriculture, which allowed support of larger populations and craft specialization.
MilkSoybeanRiceMaize
















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