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First Peoples of the Americas Video
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The decreasing numbers of fungal spores before the estimated date of human arrival in the Americas is definitive proof that animals were already being hunted by humans before then. True or false?
False. It does not necessarily mean that humans were causing the decrease in animal population numbers
When were the Kennewick Man remains reburied?
February 2017 - about 20 years after they were discovered
A marine animal heavy diet shows that Kennewick Man was from Alaska. True or false?
Explain the Solutrean Hypothesis.
A theory that the earliest migration to the Americas came from Europe. It is based on similarities between the Clovis points and Solutrean blades
Besides human hunting, what else may have led to animal populations dying off during the Pleistocene?
Catastrophic floods from glacial melt.
The Pacific Coastal Migration theory is unlikely because rivers are not an easy way to move inland into the Yucatan. True or false?
Where and when were "Eva's" remains found, and why are they significant?
Yucatan peninsula, Mexico
She is the oldest human specimen in the Americas
Hunter-gatherers consumed up to __ times as much protein as people do today.
What is the name of the fungal spore used to count animal numbers in pre-historic America?
If the coastal migration theory is true, what food source would have sustained the migrators?
Kennewick Man was approximately how old?
Kennewick Man's diet consisted mostly of fish. True or false?
It consisted of marine mammals
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