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There are 2 theories as to how the first people arrived in the Americas: 1. Hunters followed herds of bison and mammoths across a land bridge between Siberia and Alaska, which is where the Bering Strait is today. After crossing the bridge, they then traveled south through North America and into Central and South America. 2. People migrated along coastal routes by possibly paddling small boats.
Beringia was an ancient, great land bridge. More than 15,000 years ago, it connected eastern Siberia and western Alaska. A popular theory holds that the land bridge let humans cross into North America. They were following herds of reindeer and mammoths to hunt them. If so, these humans were the first Americans. Then, as the climate warmed, sea levels rose and Beringia became submerged. The first Americans became isolated on their new continent. | Immigration Throughout History | Kids…