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GEOG 150 chapter 3 notecards
theory of geographic determinism
the theory that creation and evolution of the human race is conditioned by the natural environment
When did the first wave of human settlers that came to California?
11,000 - 14,000 years ago
Who was amongst the first wave of human settlers that came to California? Where did they come from?
Aboriginal population that came across the Bering Strait, across a land bridge and down to the North American continent.
What physical geographic landforms isolated the Native Americans from the rest of North America?
Sierra Nevada Mountains and Mojave Desert