Term: Hopewell (archaeology)
Definition: middle Woodland culture that flourished in Wisconsin ca. 200 B.C. to 400 A.D.; known for ceremonial burials in simple mounds, and trade network that extended to the Rocky Mountains, the Atlantic seaboard, and the Gulf of Mexico.
[Source: Theler, James L. and Robert F. Boszhardt. Twelve Millennia: Archaeology of the Upper Mississippi River (Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2003).]