Exam 2 Study Guide

Exam 2 Study Guide - Study Guide Exam 2 (2008) Lecture...

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Study Guide – Exam 2 (2008) Lecture Terms and topics to know 1. Epidemics- a ffecting many persons at the same time, and spreading from person to  person in a locality where the disease is not permanently prevalent 2. Acculturation- the process of adopting the cultural traits or social patterns of another  group. 3. Moundbuilder Myth/Moundbuilders- American Indians who built mounds which have been thought to be built by other races such as atlantians, lost Israelites, etc. Two tribes actually built them, the Mississippians and Hopewell. Many frauds and hoaxes. 4. Trail of Tears- when American Indians were forced out of their territories. 5. Old Diffusion- 6. New Diffusion- small number of people come to Americas. Introduced advanced new ideas to natives. 7. Gradient Diffusion- diffusion from advanced to less advanced people 8. Stimulus Diffusion- diffusion of an idea 9. Heliocentrism/Heliocentric Diffusion- everything came from the Egyptian culture, from Grafton Elliot Smith. 10.What type of evidence do extreme diffusionists tend to look at; what do they tend to ignore? 11. Microevolution- evolutionary change involving the gradual accumulation of mutations  leading to new varieties within a species. 12. Macroevloution- evolution on a large scale extending over geologic era and resulting in  the formation of new taxonomic groups  13.Megaevolution- cosmic change/ birth of stars 15.Race- social/political construct 16.Developmental Series- 17.Pyramids 18.Mastaba
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This note was uploaded on 09/06/2011 for the course ANT 2149 taught by Professor Moseley during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.

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