The Beginnings of Mankind

The earth is now believed to be roughly six thousand million years old. In this vast extent of time, man and his ancestors have existed for about seven hundred and fifty thousand years, while civilized man – the man who cultivates his own food and has some form of community life has been on earth …

The Beginnings of MankindRead More »

Gladstone

On my visit to Gladstone I saw things that were logical and illogical. The entrance to the site was very narrow and this seems illogical because it would have been hard to get the horse and cart in with raw materials. One way in which the layout was logical was the courtyard. The courtyard was …

GladstoneRead More »

Archeology

???Ain Ghazal The Most Important Neolithic Site The Neolithic period began in 9500 B.C.E and is traditionally considered the last part of the Stone Age. This era began with the rise of farming and ended with the use and manufacturing of stone tools. This era consists of three parts; Pre Pottery Neolithic A, Pre Pottery …

ArcheologyRead More »

Name: Course: Instructor: Date: Universal personality traits are usually not applicable to isolated people who could be termed as indigenous. Personalities, which are classified as universal across all cultures around the world, are not universal based on studies conducted on an isolated community in Bolivia. In small-scale communities, the choices for sexual and social partners …

Universal personality traitsRead More »

What were the most important factors in the emergence of cities Identify factors in the emergence of cities and evaluate their relevant importance in order to answer the question. To look into the emergence of ancient cities I had to refer back to the development of agriculture as this in my opinion was the start …

Emergence of CitiesRead More »

Unstructured Interview Name: Institution: Course: Date: Unstructured Interview Information about the interviewee Name: Mary Date of birth: 1945 Gender: female Marital status: married I: I am sure that you have a lot of information to share. Tell me about yourself M: where do I begin? Well, I am sixty-seven years of age and still going …

Unstructured InterviewRead More »

During my research on artifacts I discovered that they are extremely important to our past, present and future. These artifacts were man-made during various eras in time.  By researching them, I discovered that they can be simple and complicated and useful.  The five artifacts that I choose to research are as follows:  paper, compass, gunpowder …

During pieces into a sheet. Eventually, over timeRead More »

Smoking has been around for centuries, and this is one of the main reasons smoking is still so popular today. The first record of smoking is from 600AD where pictures of tobacco being smoked has been found on Guatemalan pottery. However historians believe that before that tobacco was first used by the native Americans, in …

Smoking and it’s effectsRead More »

I am going to look at Ancient Greek women and their roles at home and in family life. I am also going to look at aspects of Ancient Greek marriages, as shown in Greek vases, and compare them with women’s lifestyles today. “Of all living, thinking beings, we women are the most unlucky…” This source …

What can we learn from ancient sources about the role of Greek women in family life and marriageRead More »