The Chronological Pattern of Settlement in America The settlement of the New World is better explained by considering a continuous influx of people from Asia. Conventional wisdom says that Native Americans were first to settle in the Americas, and that they are descended from prehistoric hunters who walked from northeast Asia across a land bridge, formed at the end of the Ice Age, to Alaska some 12,000 years ago. American Indians resemble the people of Mongolia, China and Siberia. Even before the English colonies were established disease had devastate Native American tribes. Native Americans had little resistance to European diseases; diseases to which they had no previous exposure.
They could harness energy, create amazingly sophisticated works of art, engineering, build and sustain a civilization for approximately 1,500 years and it has been shown that the Maya were the masters of their environment. However, it cannot be explained how Maya could established such an advanced culture and science. Some people think this is because of extra-terrestrials who brought the technology to the Mayan. Maya developed high-level knowledge in mathematics, astronomy and calendar and possessed
Undaunted Courage by Stephen E. Ambrose is the tale of the historical expedition of the American west led by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark. In this book Ambrose attempts to inform the reader of what occurred before, during, and after this journey and about the life of Meriwether Lewis. Not only does he write about the events that happened but he also gives a detailed background on Lewis and describes the things seen while Lewis and Clark traveled. The book is written from a limited omniscient point of view as Ambrose does not and cannot know everything done and said during the expedition. His audience is most likely the general American population since the book is giving information on an important piece of American history.
The Olmec civilization was the prevailing civilization in Mesoamerica between the periods of 1200 BC to 400 BC. The Olmec civilization is a controversial topic for researchers there have been some debates over the dating of the artifacts found. Researcher Ignacio Bernal classified the evolution of the Olmec civilization into three phases. These phases are Olmec I 1750 to 1150 BC, Olmec II 1150 to 400 BC, and Olmec III 400 to 100 BC. Archeologists believe that the Olmec pople came from an area known as Vera Cruz.
Christopher Columbus & the Arawak People I. Have you ever wondered about who exactly Christopher Columbus met when he discovered the Americas? Christopher made a wonderful discovery of a land rich with great resources. But of course he wasn't the first. There were some natives already living in these lands called the Arawak.
3. Compare and contrast the basic features of the First Civilizations that emerged in Afro-Eurasia: Egypt, Mesopotamia, Indus Valley, Shang Dynasty The first civilizations that emerged in Afro-Eurasia all made up different and new ways on how to survive and life in ancient society. Mesopotamia, Egypt, Indus Valley and Shang Dynasty civilizations all relate because they are the first civilizations to create an important beginning for history. Over the years, civilization became a global phenomenon and encompassed large numbers of people and territories, resulting in civilizations to rise, fall, revive and change negatively and positively. After a few thousands years, the four major civilizations, Mesopotamia, Egypt, Indus Valley, and Shang Dynasty, all rose and emerged into becoming all independent civilizations that all had their different way of life and survival.
Just as different states in the US have cultural differences, the European nations each have a distinct cultural background, many of which are deeply rooted in the nations history. A history that is much older than that of the United States. Europeans have a much different perception of time. For example, a house in the United States that was built in the early 1800s would be considered ancient to most Americans. This belief comes from the fact that the United States has only been an independent nation since the latter part of the 1700s.
The most convincing theory will be presented and explanations provided to best support the theory. Assignment 1 - Essay: What Happened to the Mayan People? Mayan history covers three periods: Pre-Classic 300BC – 250AD, Classic Period 250AD – 900AD, and the Post-Classic, after 900AD. However, it was during the Post-Classic period, when the civilization started to decline (Sayre, 2011, p 392). There have been many mysteries surrounding how the decline began, however, none are conclusive.
Petropavlovsk is the chief city. There are many rivers and lakes, and the eastern shore is deeply indented by gulfs and bays. The peninsula's central valley, drained by the Kamchatka River, is enclosed by two parallel volcanic ranges that extend north-south; there are about 120 volcanoes. The highest point is Klyuchevskaya Sopka (15,600 ft/4,755 m), itself an active volcano. Kamchatka is covered with mountain vegetation, except in the central valley and on the west coast, which has peat marshes and tundra moss.
Sources: 1.Globalisation, Comparative Advantage and the Changing Dynamics of Trade (book) Extended Essay Globalisation had started taking it's effective macro-social force of economics during the age of discovery in the late 15th century. Earlier forms of globalization existed in the Egyptian, Medo-Persian, Babylonian, Greek and Roman empires. Historically, people have left their surroundings and travelled to distant lands for four main reasons: conquest, prosperity, exploration and trade. Therefore, the primary agents of globalization in the past were soldiers, sailors, traders and explorers, of those who played the monopoly role were Europeans. For thousands of years, traders carried their goods across oceans and continents and armies launched