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Unformatted text preview: -1590: Jesuit priest Jose de Acosta, 1 st to say descended from Asians-1781: Thomas Jefferson, came to Americas via land from Asia Folsom, New Mexico-1908: Folsom arrowhead first discovered-1925: excavations at Folsom-10k BP-found extinct species of Bison along with Folsom point (arrowhead) Clovis, New Mexico-1932: Blade tool discovered-Layer of soil below Folsom points-11.5k-10.9k BP Was anyone in the Americas before Clovis, before 11.5k years ago? Possible routes of Migration-beringia and the Ice-Free Corridor-Pacific Rim Coastal Route-Atlantic Rim Coastal Route-Trans-Pacific Route-Lines of Evidence-biological-linguistic-archaeological...
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- Fall '07