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Early Archaic-8000-5500 First appearnce of milling stones Population increase Basketry Logistical foraging- home base which the group makes forays as needed Middle Archaic-5500-3500 Projectile points no longer similar Distinctive local traditions using local materials Foraging increase in roasting pits transition to warmer climate leads to the extinction of mega fauna, middle archaic ends with introduction of domestic plants Late Archaic- Intoduction of corn, beans and squash from Mexico Maize domesticated in the highlands of Mexico More residential mobility Farming opens up new subsistence areas Farming increaes the fitness of a society Problems with faming- decreased mobility, increased population/decreased life span, impacts on wildlife from sendentism Adoption of corn leads to change from band size to more complex culture, the transition was a period of instability and inequility among groups leading to conflict Anasazi Maize important part of village pattern
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This note was uploaded on 05/06/2009 for the course ANTH 418 taught by Professor Adams/brescia during the Spring '09 term at University of Arizona- Tucson.

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