The First Americans by billie r. colvin


A narrow piece of land linking two larger areas of land.

North America and South America are both continents. The two continents make up most of the Americas. Central America is an isthmus.


Maize is corn.

Maize became the most important food in the Americas


Amount included within limits

The Amazon carries the highest volume of any river on Earth.


To connect

Today, the Americas are not linked to the world's other land masses, but they were long ago.


Made up of many related parts

Growing and trading crops helped early Americans form more complex societies.



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