2PAGES ANTHROPOLOGY ESSAY
FOLLOW BELOW INSTRUCTIONS PLEASE
What is the “Out of Africa” hypothesis? What is the evidence for and against it?
you have to use all the key for this research
KEY POINTS FOR ESSAY WILL INCLUDE:
*Modern people derived from one single population that lived in Africa.
*This hypothesis became quite popular in the late 20th century.
*Some fossil evidence suggest that local populations in Africa, Asia, and Europe made the transition together.
*The molecular evidence has come under criticism.
*Some genetic studies indicate Africa was not the sole source of DNA.
*Fossil evidence does not support this hypothesis according to some anthropologists.
*There is much evidence of hybridization, for instance 2 forms of a single species.
*Many believe that there is lack of archeological evidence for an invasion by Asia.
You may prepare you essay using your class notes, books and your word processing program. Enter the exam and paste in your response. I have set the exam/essay to maximum time (12 hours), this should give you plenty of time to edit your work. You will only be able to enter the exam/essay once. A possible solution – or key points for your essay – will be displayed in the grade book. The essay is not auto-graded. Your essay should be detailed and include terminology from the textbook relating to anthropology. Your essay should be approximately 2 pages in length.