KENNEWICK MAN DEBATE
Pay attention to the kinds of evidence that researchers draw to discuses the peopling of
the New World
Why exactly is Kennewick Man so important to his research?
As a judge sitting on the courtwho would you give
2 different scenarios of what went on there
Archaeology is able to challenge itself and transform itself based on new evidence
Jared Diamond is a popular author who wrote Guns, Germs, and Steel Based on
Integration-Differentiation (Archaeologists dont like this model and dont think it should
1) Horizontal (specialization like jobs, grocery stores). Craft specialization (arrow points,
shell beads) Ethnic group differentiat
Myth of Atlantis: is Atlantis a myth? How can we explain this? It is part of a story.
Minoan Civilization: Occams Razoranswer that exists under observation to explain
FRINGE ARCHEGOLOGY: EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL AND MAERIAN
Hoaxes Final Exam Study Guide
Feder Chapter 5:
Vinland Map- initially accepted as authentic map dating to 1440 of the region settled by
the Vikings, the ink used was not manufactured until 1917, other ink on the map is
hundreds of years old, some
GREAT HOAXES MIDTERM REVIEW SESSION
Midterm structure: multiple choice, true/false, fill in the blanks, short answer (3-4
sentences), long essay in blue book (most likely about hoaxes, especially Piltdown)
Know all hoaxes, why they are hoaxes, ar
Opinion of Kensington Stone?
Why is Yale a center for Viking research? The Vinland map- one of the most interesting
maps produced of knowledge of new world. This map is in Yales Beinecke library. Map
reported 1440, classic historical
THE LOST WORLDS PARADIGM AND THE NEW WORLD: Discovery,
Contact, Influence [American B.C. Before Columbus]
Craniometric: Lab on Friday.
Stanford: people came at early date from Europe
When did New World get discovered? Columbus, Chine
THE EARLIEST AMERICANS- Claiming and Understanding the New World
How forensic people use skeletons to solve crimes field trip.
How people radiated after Africa and went to the new world
Mongolia: Work in Mongolia impinged on this top
NOT SO NEW WORLD CIVILIAZATIONS: A Religious View of Pre-Columbian
America OR Indigenous Complex Societies?
How archaeologists make sense of societies?
Mound Building Societies: who were these people, how did they create such structur