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History science, and trade

  1. 1. History Science, and Trade Dylan DeFatta
  2. 2. What is History <ul><li>Stories in history often times can be edited through time. Other times stories can be verified through time. </li></ul><ul><li>Because history books are “secondary records,” they can be full of propaganda, but often times accurate too. </li></ul><ul><li>We must interpret events and decide which ones are important. </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is History <ul><li>As time passes, although specific dates of a military battle can be verified for example, the reasons for the battle maybe skewed. </li></ul><ul><li>A good historian understands that viewpoints have to be accurate and fall within logic and factual information </li></ul><ul><li>More knowledge can create doubt about stories we held to be factual. </li></ul>
  4. 4. How Scientists Are Solving History's Riddles <ul><li>Nickell says, &quot;The whole concept is applying modern concepts to mysteries.“ </li></ul><ul><li>When it comes to applying modern concepts to unraveling history, they feel as though when looking at what is possible they have done nothing. </li></ul><ul><li>The use of DNA testing has made a huge impact on this field. </li></ul>
  5. 5. How Scientists Are Solving History's Riddles <ul><li>Another advancing field is underwater technologies. </li></ul><ul><li>Groups are applying these undersea technologies to try and find out more about Amelia Earhart. </li></ul><ul><li>Now space technologies are helping solved disputes that took place on land. </li></ul>
  6. 6. The Journey of Man <ul><li>Wells believes everyone alive on the planet are descendents from this one man who lived in Africa 60,000 years ago. </li></ul><ul><li>Many of the beliefs Wells has have become controversial. </li></ul><ul><li>Wells came up with his deductions from examining changes in the y-chromosome though out history. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Catastrophe <ul><li>Abnormally cold weather effected all of the planet in 535 AD. </li></ul><ul><li>Stories of famine, plague, and drought were written about all over the world at this time. </li></ul><ul><li>Some believe it is the reason for the “Dark Ages.” </li></ul>
  8. 8. Changing Interpretations of America's Past (Paradise Regained in Amazonia) <ul><li>1,000-year-old villages prove that pre-Columbus rainforests were inhabited. </li></ul><ul><li>The people that inhabited this rainforest not only inhabited but altered the forest and built “complex towns.” </li></ul><ul><li>Today however the villages only have about 150 inhibitors. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Changing Interpretations of America's Past (Paradise Regained in Amazonia) <ul><li>Although the rainforest areas were definitely inhabited, scientist say agriculture to support these villages would have been more than difficult. </li></ul><ul><li>They believe each village supported between 2,500 and 5,000 people. </li></ul><ul><li>There is evidence that shows they had advance knowledge in mathematics, science, and astronomy. </li></ul>
  10. 10. The World and Trade (The World in 1492) <ul><li>“ Wise beyond the knowledge of his day,” Columbus sailed out onto the “flat” ocean. </li></ul><ul><li>To quote, “Europeans believed that the globe was arranged in parallel belts of climate zones, from the frigid poles to the torrid equator-the latter supposedly too hot for human life.” </li></ul><ul><li>1000 years before Columbus, Norse sailed from Scandinavia to Ireland to Greenland. </li></ul>
  11. 11. The World and Trade (The World in 1492) <ul><li>Norse eventually had big conflicts with the natives. </li></ul><ul><li>The colonies had to leave as the Little Ice Age hit the area. </li></ul><ul><li>“Columbus's voyage alone proved to be the lasting contact, the one that forever changed human consciousness.” </li></ul>
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