Exam 1 Study Guide

Exam 1 Study Guide - Fall 2008 Exam 1 Study Guide Lecture...

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Fall 2008 Exam 1 Study Guide Lecture Terms and Topics to Know: Two types of archaeological evidence Great Chain of Being (the 5 principles and why it is important) Western Cosmology Religious Cosmology Cosmology of Government Counter images - what are they, how do they work? Columbus - what did he expect to find, where did he think he was? Columbus and the stereotype of the Indian European myth of superiority The Columbian Exchange Epidemic/Pandemic (you do not need to be able to list all the diseases) North American vs. Latin American goals in colonization and how this impacted interaction with native peoples Craniology Phrenology Polygenesis Social Evolution Unilinear vs. multilinear evolution Prediction Sincerity factor Shyness effect Water dousing The two stimuli for change Diffusion Independent Invention Innovation The five qualities of diffusion The four considerations in assessing diffusion What is the best evidence for diffusion? Stimulus diffusion Archaism L'Anse aux Meadows (what evidence is there for Viking presence, which of these is the best?) Viking means of movement to North America Viking route of movement to North America People to Know Bishop de Landa Joseph de Acosta
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Linnaeus Samuel K. Morton Thomas Malthus Herbert Spencer Lewis Henry Morgan Feder Chapter 1 Six motivations behind the misuse of archaeology. Chapter 2 Epistemology Two ways of collecting data Questions to ask when evaluating information from others What is science? Four basic assumptions/principles of science
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