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The discovery of Cahokia, in what is today the state of Illinois, was a significant find for archaeologists.

Which of the following has been the most significant conclusion by historians about Cahokia, a settlement that existed between 700 - 1300 A.D.?


The sophistication of the settlement has given evidence that its original settlers could produce a populated, long-lasting civilization.


These original North American settlers were adept hunters and gatherers.


These original settlers to the region had successfully navigated the Mississippi River from the Gulf of Mexico in order to establish the settlement.


The discovery of burial mounds throughout the settlement proved that the inhabitants' architectural skills rivaled those of the ancient Egyptians.


The location of the settlement proved the long-held theory that North American Native peoples had crossed the "land bridge" from Asia.

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