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                   Read these two articles on the Iroquois.
Then answer the questions, comparing and contrasting the information.


The Iroquois League was a union of Iroquoian-speaking North American Indian peoples,

 originally composed of the Seneca, Cayuga, Onondaga, Oneida, and Mohawk Indians. The 
Tuscarora became the sixth member of the league in the early 18th century. The tribes 
 occupied a territory comprising what is now New York's Mohawk Valley and Finger Lakes 
 region, bordered on the north by Lake Ontario and the Adirondacks and on the south by the 
 Catskills and what today approximates the New York–Pennsylvania state line. *


Iroquois Indians formed a federation of tribes that once occupied most of what is now New

 York state. From east to west, the tribes included the Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, 
 and Seneca. The Iroquois called themselves the Haudenosaunee. This name refers to their 
 dwellings and means we longhouse builders. The Iroquois became famous as the Five 
 Nations, or Iroquois Longhouse. The federation was the most efficient North American Indian 
 organization.
The federation was formed by the early 1600's. About 1722, the Tuscarora Indians joined the 
 Iroquois League, which then became known as the Six Nations. The confederation of states 
 that became the United States of America may have been patterned after the league. **
1. According to both articles, how many tribes belonged to the Answer is five(5)
     federation in the 1600s?                                       
2. According to both articles, who joined the Iroquois in the Answer is Tuscarora
      1700s?                                                        
3. According to the first article, the Iroquois territory was Lake Ontario
      bordered by what to the North?                         
4. According to the second article, after the Tuscarora joined, Example
      how was the league known?