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  • Essay On Land Bridge Theory

    wanting to know more information on Beringia and when it was uncovered and available for others to travel. I am eager to provide the history of the Bering Land Bridge Theory. Thankfully after doing some thorough research I discovered some fascinating information. Australia’s first settlers arrived through boat more than 40,000 years ago, at this time the land bridge between Sunda and Sahul did not exist. The northeast Asians might have done the same during…

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  • The Bering Land Bridge Exphesis

    prominence. This book uses science to prove why the Bering land bridge is the best hypothesis to explain the peopling of North America. The scientists mentioned in the book studied the bones of animals found in North America and Asia and compared them to draw links to the two continents (O’Neill 2004, 8). Additionally, a Canadian geologist named W.A Johnson drew a connection between fluctuations in sea levels and past periods of glaciation (O’Neill 2004, 8). This was a crucial connection because…

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  • Aboriginal Studies: Observation And Analysis

    Aboriginal Studies is something challenging to provide a perfect introduction of. It encompasses knowledge from fields as diverse as anthropology, sociology, history, and religious studies. It is contentious academic field that raises both difficult political and academic questions: can non-Aboriginal researchers properly engage its study? Can Western methods of observation, analysis, and teaching be applied to artifacts, knowledge and societies inherently different from Western conceptions…

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  • Beringia Argumentative Analysis

    on whether humans came to the New World through the coastal route or the continental route. For both sides there is an abundant amount of compelling evidence for one to come up with their own conclusion. There are a variety of arguments for where the migration came from like: Asia, Europe, or Beringia. The Asia argument asserts the first migrants came from Siberia, the Solutrean hypothesis argues that people came from Europe (Oppenheimer et al,. 2014). In Beringia there was ice-free corridor…

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  • Solutringian Theory

    There are multiple theories regarding how the first people came to the Americas. Some incorporate boats, and others migration. These theories include the Beringia Theory, the Maritime Theory, the South Pacific/Atlantic Theory, and the Solutrean Theory. Up until the last few years, the Beringia Theory was widely believed. Now, as more evidence is found, other theories are coming into the light. The Beringia Theory has been the most commonly believed theory by historians. This theory states that…

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  • Pacific Coast Migration Model

    Pacific Coast line and into the Americas. This theory can neither be totally confirmed nor denied because of the rise in sea level and therefore lack of evidence. Although there is no definite proof of this model, seafaring cultures found in the Pacific Rim support that people may have traveled from Asia into the Americas by boat. Another theory on the population of the Americas is the Ice Free Corridor. The Ice Free Corridor is a pathway between glacial slabs that traversed from Beringia to…

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  • Ice Age Discoveries Summary

    There is a big question that has been lurking around for years. How did the first people get here? This article is about the first Natives came to the Americas. Some of the most popular theories are the Beringia Theory, the Maritime Theory, the South Pacific Atlantic theory, and the Solutrean Theory. According to the Smithsonian Institution’s website,The Beringia Theory is the theory that people traveled across a land bridge between Siberia and what is now known as Alaska by foot…

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  • Native American Migration

    expeditions have helped shape the always changing interpretations by adding more questions and more theories. There have been genetic and linguistic studies which raised more understanding and brought new questions. It is theorized that during the latter part of the Cenozoic era, also known as the age of mammals that the Wisconsin glaciation caused enough of the planet’s water supply to turn into ice. This lowered the oceans and exposed now submerged land. This event created a stretch of land…

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  • John Harris

    visitors, along with their parents/teachers) because the replicas are like their stuffed animals at home or animals in the zoo. Another aspect the exhibit does well is its use of interactive elements (e.g. wheels/levers visitors have to push or pull, touch screens) to simplify the more difficult concepts of changes in Earth’s geology and climate. Once again, these interactive elements also make the exhibit more entertaining and relevant to its visitors. For example, you simply have to roll a…

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  • Why Did China Discover America Essay

    between Alaska and Russia. After reading Humans May Have Been Stuck on Bering Strait for 10,000 Years, I learned that the Bering strait has grass all around it which could have allowed Native American ancestors to grow and eat there own food and they also have wood which they could have used to burn for heat during the ice age. From 28,000 to 18,000 years ago, huge glaciers used to cover most of Northern Asia and Americas making it seem like the journey could not be possible, but Eric Hultén…

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