There are many theories related to why the Anasazi disappeared, but there is no solid evidence that gives one specific reason. It was previously suspected that the drought in the late 1200s drove them from their longtime... More »

The Pueblo peoples emerged from the ancient Anasazi agricultural culture. Early Spanish explorers named the Pueblo after the Spanish word for "town"; unlike many nearby tribes, the Pueblo lived in permanent settlements. ... More » History Ancient History Ancient America

The Anasazi used scrapers, axes, knives and drills made of stone, as well as spindles, digging tools and paintbrushes made of wood, plant fiber and bone. They also used bows and arrows, spears and snares. More »

The Anasazi lived in southern Utah, southwestern Colorado, northern Arizona and northwestern New Mexico. At first, they lived in regular villages, but the Anasazi later created stunning structures, which the Spanish call... More »

The Anasazi, an ancient Pueblo people, built cliff towns in the southwest United States that remain well preserved due to arid conditions. The civilization collapsed at the end of the 13th century. The word Anasazi comes... More » History Modern History US History

The early Anasazi were nomads, living off the land by hunting small animals and foraging for edible plants. Archaeologists discovered that the Anasazi people began to live in more permanent villages in about 1200 B.C. Th... More »

While the exact reason is unknown, there are several theories regarding why Nathaniel Hawthorne changed his last name. For example, some historians speculate that Nathaniel changed his last name from Hathorne to Hawthorn... More »