9/19 The Worst Mistake?

No journal today.

In Class:

1. Overview of the Neolithic Revolution (lecture) (Here is the .pdf version of the slides.)

2. Read Jared Diamond‘s article on “Worst Mistake in Human History?.” Complete handout to accompany the article asking you to identify arguments that support both sides of the debate.

Homework.

1. Complete “Worst Mistake…” article. Prepare a one paragraph statement either agreeing or disagreeing with the author.

2. Review Chapter 1, pp. 28-29 in textbook. Come to class with any questions you have on material we’ve covered so far this semester.

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2 responses to “9/19 The Worst Mistake?

  1. Do we have to answer all the questions on page 29?

    • No, just review the content to be sure you’re on track and have no questions about it. You could respond to the questions in your notes, just to be sure you understand them.

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