HIS 111
Unit 2:  Pre-History
Stonehenge; photo courtesy Bryan Grasser.  See some additional photos.
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What you must do in this unit What you can do in this unit
  • Read Professor Campbell's notes on The Origins of Religion.
  • Read Mark Kane's information about prehistoric Stone Circles.
  • Listen to some further information for this unit as a mp3 file.  You can also read the information as a txt file.
Some videos that you can watch for this unit
  • See the videos dealing with Pre-History in the HIS 101 course.
  • It's not really a video, but Civilisations is a kind of interactive timeline of world empires.
  • For extra credit please suggest to your instructor a relevant video for this unit of the course. Send the title of the video, the url and a brief explanation of why you find the video interesting and applicable to the material that is being studied in this unit.
Extra Credit Options
  • Take the short 5-point quiz for chapter 1. Log into Blackboard and look under "Chapter Quizzes." You have five minutes to complete each quiz (multiple-choice questions).
  • For 50 points maximum extra credit, write a one-page paper, How did the work of Mary Leakey contribute to our knowledge of early hominids and an understanding of human evolution?
  • For extra credit, please suggest a relevant website for this unit of the course.  Send the title of the site, the url and a brief explanation why you find the information interesting and applicable to the material being studied this unit.

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