1) How do we have evidence of hunter gatherers (H-G) and their lifeways?2) What advantages did (H-G) have over early agriculturalists? 3) Where did agriculture emerge? Which food crops are associated with which areas?4) What are the advantages and disadvantages of agriculture?5) What impact does agriculture have on the environment? 6) What advantages do you think that Eurasia had with its zoological set of animals compared to the Americas?7) If (H-G) had a “Better and Healthier” lifestyle, why did people become agriculturalists? 8) What do historians say are the drawbacks to complex civilizations and agriculture? 1) How is the concept of “civilization” a useful construct? When is it not a useful construct?2) How does John Green define what constitutes a civilization? How does this compare to other definitions of civilization you have learned? 3) Where did the earliest civilizations emerge? Why there? 4) Why was the Indus River Valley (IVC) a prime location? How did the environment impact the people who lived there?5) What evidence exists of long-distance trade and with whom?6) What appears to be unique about the IVC, based on your knowledge of other civilizations?1) John Green begins by discussing one of the most obvious consequences of agriculture …What is it and what are the most immediate consequences for those societies?2) How does Mesopotamia compare with the Indus River Valley (IRV)? Identify both similarities and differences. Think of why a specific similarity and a specific difference might exist. (This is analysis; one
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