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1

Diamond argues that all great civilizations have _________, __________ and___________.

technology, large populations, and an organized labor force

2

Around 11,500 years ago, people living in Dhra build homes, granaries and domesticated crops - as they learned to control nature the were becoming ___________.

Farmers

3

Despite the advantages that the Fertile Crescent provided, 1,000 years after the emergence of civilization in this area, villages were abandoned because the _______ had been destroyed.

earth/area/environment

4

Diamond argues that the real reason some cultures are so far advanced beyond others is the _______ if those cultures, rather than differences in human intelligence.

geography

5

Diamond argues that technological advances spread much easier from

East to West

6

Diamond argues that another advantage enjoyed by Europeans was that long-time exposure to domesticated animals helped them develop ________ to many diseases.

Immunity

7

Our textbook suggests that the origins of the human race can be traced back to the continent of _________.

Africa (East)

8

Homo Habilis started making simple stone________

tools/weapons

9

Paleolithinc people thought people, plant and animals had spirits, and idea called ________.

animism

10

Our textbook states that the most importamt change in human history was the Agricultural _________.

Revolution

11

Jared Diamond has spent the last thirty years investigating why the world became so _________.

unequal

12

Intentional crop planting developed first in an area called the Fertile _______.

Crescent

13

An economic system based on herding flocks of animals is referred to as _______.

Patoralization