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February 5, 2008 Chapter 1 Key Words: Reconquista, Hidalgo/Fidalgo, Primogenture, Limpieza de Sangre, Encomienda Chapter 2 Key Words: Mezoamerican, Sedentary, Semi-sedentary, nonsedentary, Mita/ Corvee, Quipa General Background Europeans came to new world-> huge difference of technology displaced all other hominids spread across all of Old World Far eastern Asia connected to N. America migrated to New World 12,000 years ago People in New World fell behind technologically Old World agriculture, animal husbandry Neolithic Revolution Agriculture cease to be nomadic sedentary beginning of towns Earliest evidence of agriculture = 6000 B.C in Mexico; 3200 B.C in high 3000 BC use of metal in Old World 2600 BC old world = bronze age new world 2000 + 3000 BC 1000 & 2000 BC Assyrians, Babylonians have literacy New World 1492 = history begins 1000 BC near east, Nile Valley iron age = increase in production more food = more people 500 BC to 1 AD = development of high civilization Classical Greece Rome western hemisphere beginning of high civilization Olnecs & Mayas Imperial Rome 1-500 AD Peru has copper age
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This note was uploaded on 04/22/2009 for the course PHIL 320 taught by Professor Johnson during the Spring '09 term at Montclair.

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February 5 - February 5, 2008 Chapter 1 Key Words:...

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