US History: Beginnings-500 and 500 to 1450

Which world history periodization fits with the Big History field of historical study?
Beginning of Time to Present
What is the relationship between the African continent and human development?
According to scientists and anthropologists, early humans first emerged in this continent.
Describe the evolution of agricultural practices
Towns and cities developed
What is the Latin name for modern humans?
Homo Sapiens
Describe the Stone Age
Consists of the Paleolithic, Mesolithic, and Neolithic eras
Which Christian European states developed a rivalry between 500 and 1450?
Muslim African and Asian states
Who were the first Europeans to encounter North Americans
the Vikings
How did European empires arise?
Hun invasions triggered a mass migration
What do the Mayan, Aztec, Olmec, Toltec, and Zapotec cultures have in common?
They all developed in Mesoamerica and the Carribean
What was the largest land empire during the 13th century?
The Mongol Empire