Class Notes (839,398)
Canada (511,327)
History (3,264)
HIS263Y1 (268)
Mc Kim (26)

We Have Lived Here Since the World Began

4 Pages

Course Code
Mc Kim

This preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full 4 pages of the document.
HIS263Y We Have Lived Here Since the World Began Thursday September 16 2010 Notion that European society was the ultimate evolution whereas the indigenous peoples were not progressed and unchanging Major Themes 1. The Lay of the Land Population c. 1500 Americas as a whole: 100m Northern North America: 500,000 - 2,000,000 Aboriginal societies, like European, had creation myths, giving them a sense of meaning, purpose, and communal coherence 50,000-10,000 years ago: Asiatic humans arrived in North America via Beringia Within this group of people, there were at least 50 different linguistic groups The greatest population of people were concentrated along the Atlantic coast due to high fishing yields Original Settlement Beringia Land that connected Russia and Alaska 50,000 years ago, permitting the Asiatic people to migrate to the Americas Bering Strait Pre-Contact Era Tremendous change occurs in North America before the arrival of Europeans After the Ice Age, environmental changes rocked the continent, changing agricultural, social, and economical norms Tundra took over Fishing became common
More Less
Unlock Document

Only page 1 are available for preview. Some parts have been intentionally blurred.

Unlock Document
You're Reading a Preview

Unlock to view full version

Unlock Document

Log In


Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.