This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Africa - Humans have lived here longer than anywhere else in the world. Development is inhibited by its north-south axis, the lack of big animals that could be domesticated, and the relative lack of domesticated wild plants.
Alphabet - The writing strategy employed by most people today. It ideally provides a unique symbol or letter for each basic sound within a language.
The Americas - Diamond suggests that this continent had disadvantages because of the relative lack of plants and animals that could be domesticated, as well as a north-south axis...
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