which skill did Native North Americans not develop?
- ArtLv 72 years ago
The use of iron, they did develop the use of copper and bronze but were about 2000-to 1500 years behind Europe in that development.
- 2 years ago
the building of big ships and buying Slaves in Africa and taking them to other countries for resale.... North American Natives DID NOT DEVELOP THAT..
- The First DragonLv 72 years ago
Don't forget that North America includes Mexico. So there was some use of metals. There were pictographs, a very rudimentary form of writing; and among the Aztecs, practical math.
What did they not develop?
There was no melting or smelting of metals. There were no books or scrolls, or anything like that. They did not have animals for doing labor, like horses or oxen; and no herd animals. There was little if any use of the wheel. Most tools were at the stone age level; metals were used more for ornamentation, copper and gold. They did not develop sailboats in North America. They did not develop glass-making, though they had ceramics.
And BTW they got along just fine without honeybees, which did not arrive until the Europeans imported them.
- AmarettaLv 72 years ago
Writing and the ability to transmit their own history for future generations. They had no ability to ride horses until the Europeans brought horses (and pigs, cows and chickens) to the Americas. They also had no guns until the Europeans brought guns to the Western Hemisphere.
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- ammianusLv 72 years ago
- AthenaLv 72 years ago
Metallurgy, cookware production, writing, the wheel, pretty much everything the Europeans had mastered by 2000 BCE.
- Elaine MLv 72 years ago
In the pre-European exposure era -- Herding. They wrote with pictographs, I consider that writing. They didn't mine metals though.
They could breed animals (dogs), they had building technology, astronomy, medical learning, social skills, war capability, farming, etc. But actual herding of domesticated livestock was not something they did.
- staisilLv 72 years ago
Metallurgy (use of metals) is the correct answer.
- K. OrrezLv 72 years ago
Writing. They had pictographs, which may be considered the beginning of writing.
- DzeLv 72 years ago
real estate sales ...