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1

Who is George Whiteman?

Amateur Archaeologist, artist and carpentat

2

What did he discover?

Human/Animal/Spear head remains on shore in 1820 in New Mexico... Later known as Clovismen.

3

Fact about Clovis men:

85 percent of ppl living in North and South America has Clovis men DNA

4

George Mcdunkin was born a ___.

Slave

5

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.

6

What did George Mcdunkin find in 1908?

Fossil remains from a large animal with spear points embedded in remains.

7

What did Williard Libby Create?

Atomic Clock

8

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.

9

What are the difference between Clovis and Folson spear points?

Clovis (Larger)
Folson (Smaller)

10

Define Paradigm

a Model

11

Define Paradigm Shift

a Model Change

12

What did archaeologist rely on to study?

- fossil remains
- pottery
-spears
-bones