The Eastern United States

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Fourth largest country in the world

United States

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Second largest and world's saltiest ocean

Atlantic Ocean

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the most prominent landform in eastern North America

Appalachian Mountains

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the mountain pass through the Appalachians which pioneer families like Daniel Boone used on their way West

Cumberland Gap

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the largest known underground cave system in the world

Mammoth Cave

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land that slopes from the eastern edge of the Appalachians down to the Atlantic Coastal Plain; means "at the foot of the mountain"

Piedmont Plateau

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beads made from the shell of the quahog and used for gifts, money, and tokens of friendship

wampum

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deer meat

venison

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a heavy bodied animal that looks like a pheasant; the choice for a national bird by Benjamin Franklin

wild turkey

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America's national bird

bald eagle

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another name for the American elk

wapiti

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an animal that uses its tail as a warning sign

white-tailed deer

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the first Indian to speak with the Pilgrims in English

Samoset

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the low marshy area of tall grasses and swamp in southern Florida

Evergaldes

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the Indian group know for their burial mounds

Hopewell Indians

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the largest Indian group in the eastern United States

Iroquois

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the confederacy formed by the Iroquois tribes to defend their territory

the League of Five Nations

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the easternmost tribe of the League whose name means "man-eaters:

Mohawk

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the Indian group from southern Indiana and Illinois whose name means "southerner;" came together for planting and split up in the winter for hunting

Shawnees

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the main Indian tribe in Florida that lived in the Everglades and was made up of runaways

Seminoles

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peace-loving Indians who kept a pictorial history

Delaware

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the Indian tribe that joined the Pilgrims at the first Thanksgiving; Massasoit was their chief

Wampanoag

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known as the "Apostle to the Indians"

John Eliot

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the followers of John Eliot

praying Indians

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the Swedish Lutheran missionary who translated Martin Luther's work into the Delaware language

John Campanius

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famous for founding Rhode Island and starting the first Baptist churches in America

Roger Williams

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the famous missionary who rode on horseback and died of tuberculosis at age 29

David Brainerd

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the translator for David Brainerd

Tattamy

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the Mohawk chief who translated the Bible into the Mohawk language

Joseph Brant

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the Shawnee chief who fought to keep the white men out of Indian territory

Tecumseh

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the Indian who invented a written language for his Cherokee people

Sequoya

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the system of writing invented by Sequoya using symbols to represent syllables

syllabary