Flashcards in Beringia Deck (12):
Who is George Whiteman?
Amateur Archaeologist, artist and carpentat
What did he discover?
Human/Animal/Spear head remains on shore in 1820 in New Mexico... Later known as Clovismen.
Fact about Clovis men:
85 percent of ppl living in North and South America has Clovis men DNA
George Mcdunkin was born a ___.
Who was George McDunkin?
Archaeologist, formerslave free by the union. He was illiterate, and taught himself how to read and write. Really proficient in math, astronomy, and music.
What did George Mcdunkin find in 1908?
Fossil remains from a large animal with spear points embedded in remains.
What did Williard Libby Create?
What does the atomic clock measure?
Moment of death --> when the carbon 14 decays. It can also determine how long someone/something has been dead.
What are the difference between Clovis and Folson spear points?
Define Paradigm Shift
a Model Change