When you went to school as a kid did you learn about "The Age of Discovery", a time when Spanish and Portuguese explorers found vast continents hitherto unknown and largely unoccupied except for small bands of primitive, subsistence aborigines? Well, that view is wrong, of course. Millions of people lived in the Americas before the Europeans got here and large civilizations and cultures arose and disappeared over the millennia and their descendants are here to this day. How do we know? Archaeologists proved it to us.
When you studied the sciences in school did you learn about the "Peopling of the Americas" from migration across the Bearing Straits down to Clovis, New Mexico? Did you learn that's where it all started from because that's the oldest recorded site of human occupation in North America? Well, guess what? That view is wrong, too. According to the Center for the Study of the First Americans Kenosha sites are much older than that. Might as well say the oldest site of human habitation in North America is in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Where? Kenosha, Wisconsin. Archaeologists proved it to us.
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