By Cybill, Sarah, Jeffrey, Christian, Christenson, and Maggie

Traveling to America
• Scientist estimated that people came
15,000 40,000 years ago. • They came to America during the Ice Age.

During the Ice Age
• All of the water turned to glaciers. • As Ice froze, dry land became

exposed between Asia and Alaska. Scientist called the land Beringia. • The Ice Age ended 10,000 years ago.

The First Civilization
• The first civilization in America was
based on farming and trade. • A person named Olmec built a farreaching-trading empire.

Farming Begins
• 10,000 years ago, farming began in

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