mound builder

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  • He observed that they were frequently constructed right across the works of the Mound Builders. Cited from The Prehistoric World, by E. A. Allen
  • Native American mound builders lived in the area prior to European settlement.
  • Others recognize a setting among the mound builders as the book's original setting.
  • Within the area we have thus defined are located the works of the people we call the Mound Builders. Cited from The Prehistoric World, by E. A. Allen
  • We must first try and locate the territory occupied by the remains of the mound builders. Cited from The Prehistoric World, by E. A. Allen
  • The Mound Builders are the first people of whom we have traces here about. Cited from The Romantic Settlement of Lord Selkirk's Colonists, by George Bryce
  • It seemed strange that anything they liked so much should have belonged to the Mound-Builders. Cited from The Trail Book, by Mary Austin
  • We have already seen how it was employed by the Mound Builders. Cited from The Prehistoric World, by E. A. Allen
  • Mound builders occupied numerous areas along the Ohio River and built complex earthworks.
  • These mound builders were advanced hunters and gatherers who built their villages on high ground near rivers.
  • The defensive works of the mound-builders in great numbers occupied such river peninsulas. Cited from Influences of Geographic Environment, by Ellen Churchill Semple
  • The earth works of the Mound Builders must be regarded as the sites of their villages. Cited from Houses of Aborigines, by Lewis H. Morgan
  • The so-called mound builders; now generally considered to have been simply the ancestors of the present Indian races. Cited from The Winning of the West, Volume One, by Theodore Roosevelt
  • He later admitted that the structure "may belong to the age of the mound-builders."
  • They were one of several succeeding cultures often referred to as mound builders.
  • But if we split the Mound Builders up into tribes, where shall we draw the line between them and our later Indians? Cited from The Prehistoric World, by E. A. Allen
  • The Mound-Builders lived in the Mississippi Valley about a thousand years ago. Cited from The Trail Book, by Mary Austin
  • We must now turn our attention to another branch of inquiry and learn what we can of the culture of the Mound Builders. Cited from The Prehistoric World, by E. A. Allen
  • Next came another group of Indians known as Mound Builders.
  • We also feel sure the Mound Builders were a powerful people, and lived in the Ohio Valley. Cited from The Prehistoric World, by E. A. Allen
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