Big History;What Stood Out To Me<br />By. Megan Foster<br />
Putting Your Money Where Your Mouth Is………<br />Originally used to describe how far you would go to defend your view of thi...
 we are what we know, And universities are where we pass on that which we are to the next generation.  <br />What we were ...
How memories have been passed down in the past<br />Up to the 15th Century, people memorized Chants/Songs as a way of pass...
Advances Throughout History<br /><ul><li>Modern Finance-  17th Century
Literacy-  15th Century
The Idea of Progress-  19th  Century</li></li></ul><li>The people of New Guinea live today as we did 13,000 years ago<br /...
Stone Age People of the Middle East were the first farmers of the world<br />They grew Barley and Wheat<br />
Domestication of Animals<br />There are nearly 2 million known species of animals<br />Vast Majority of them have never be...
People native to Colder regions have shorter Arms and Legs<br />This allows them to retain their body heat better to keep ...
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  1. 1. Big History;What Stood Out To Me<br />By. Megan Foster<br />
  2. 2. Putting Your Money Where Your Mouth Is………<br />Originally used to describe how far you would go to defend your view of things.<br />
  3. 3. we are what we know, And universities are where we pass on that which we are to the next generation. <br />What we were has changed because what we know has changed.<br />
  4. 4. How memories have been passed down in the past<br />Up to the 15th Century, people memorized Chants/Songs as a way of passing down history<br />
  5. 5. Advances Throughout History<br /><ul><li>Modern Finance- 17th Century
  6. 6. Literacy- 15th Century
  7. 7. The Idea of Progress- 19th Century</li></li></ul><li>The people of New Guinea live today as we did 13,000 years ago<br />They are still to this day living as Hunter/Gatherers<br />
  8. 8. Stone Age People of the Middle East were the first farmers of the world<br />They grew Barley and Wheat<br />
  9. 9. Domestication of Animals<br />There are nearly 2 million known species of animals<br />Vast Majority of them have never been farmed<br />Most Insects and Rodents are not worth the effort of farming<br />Some Birds, Fish, and Reptiles have been domesticated<br />So have many large Carnivores(most of which are simply impractical to farm, not because they are dangerous, but because you’d have to grow other animals just to feed them)<br />The best animals to farm are large, plant eating mammals<br />Despite repeated efforts, Africans have never succeeded in domesticating the Elephant<br />148 species of domesticated plant eating mammals that grow to 100lbs+<br />Number successfully farmed for any extended period of time is on 14 (Bactrian Camels, Arabian Camels, Goats, Sheep, Pigs, Cows, Horses, Donkeys, Water Buffalo, Llama, Reindeer, Yaks, Mithans, and Bali Cattle)<br />South America had Ancestor to Llama<br />All others had origins in Asia, North America, and Europe<br />Cows, Pigs, Sheep, and Goats Are native to the Middle East<br />
  10. 10. People native to Colder regions have shorter Arms and Legs<br />This allows them to retain their body heat better to keep them warmer<br />
  11. 11. The Rings on a Tree<br />Not only do they tell us how old a tree is, they also explain to us the conditions in which that tree has been living. We can discover the amount of water and sunlight the tree has received, and any evidence of catastrophic events during the trees lifetime, simply by examining the patterns of the rings within.<br />

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