Ap World Essay

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"Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies" Prologue: 1. I think Diamond chooses to begin with a question because he is trying to engage the reader and to keep an active mind. He wants questions asked, and formulated thoughts/opinions on the question. 2. Yali's questions is relevant for us today because many societies in various contininents are stronger and wealthier than other. People in Europe, Australia, and the Sub-Saharan Africa have different leaders and society types, which proceed all on different speeds, some more rapid than others. 3. I find his answer very persuasive because all of the information he gave another explanation (evidence) to prove his claim/argument. 4. I am aquatinted with some of his common explanations for the differences among human societies, and I know a variety of people who share them. I have friends of multiple backgrounds whose parents come from different human societies, and they all have a common similarity and a difference. Terms I Learned: 1. insatiable: Adjective 1.Incapable of being satisfied ;quenchless : had an insatiable desire for wealth. 2. disparities: Noun 1. Containing or made up of fundamentally different and often incongruous elements. 3. decimated : Verb 1. To select by lot and kill every tenth man of to exact a tax of 10 percent from: poor as a decimated. 4. subjugated: Verb 1. To bring under control and governance as a subject: conquer. 5. metallurgy: Noun 1. The science and technology of metals. 6. reverberations: Noun 1. (Boomerang) can be felt or heard of an act of being reverberated. 7. inevitable: Adjective 1. incapable of being avoided or evaded: an invaded outcome. 8. innate: noun 1. Existing in, belonging to, or determined by factors present in an individual from birth. 9. inexplorable: Noun 1. Common sense. Part 1 1. Cajamarca is in Peru in the

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