A brief history of evolution

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Evolution, as stated in the text, is a change in the genetic structure of a species. For thousands of years during pre-scientific times the theory of evolution was non-existent. The understanding of the universe was based solely on the interpretation of supernatural concepts; God created Earth and made everything the way it is. People thought that to think differently would be ridiculous. There were two long-standing notions that impeded the development of the concept of …

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…one man, but through a collaboration of many brilliant wealthy white men, we finally found out how we came to be the upright, intelligent species we are today. Bibliography 1. Turnbaugh, William., et al. Understanding Physical Anthropology and Archaeology. Belmont: Wadsworth Publishing Company, 1999. 2. http://www.talkorigins.org/origins/faqs-evolution.html. Information Access. Sept. 2000. 3. http://www.dmoz.org/Science/Biology/Evolution.html. Information Access. Sept. 2000. 4. Professor P. Anderson. Lecture notes. Western Illinois University, Anthropology 111, Fall. 2000 ------------------------------------------------------------------------ **Bibliography**