History Of The Clovis Civilizations

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The Clovis culture is a prehistoric culture that dates back 11,500 uncalibrated radiocarbon years before present, which is approximately 12,900 calendar years ago in the North American continent. Archaeologist have given the earliest humans society and their tools and weapons as “Clovis” after the location where they have been discovered and identified in the town of Clovis, New Mexico in the late 1920’s and early 1930’s. Scientists and archaeologists have unearthed evidence that suggests that societies of hunter-gatherers were one of the first settlers in the Southwest and North America, this evidence come in the form of various spear points found in certain areas of that region that has been linked to the Clovis civilization. These Clovis spear points were used to hunt animals and were primarily made of bone, stone and obsidian.…show more content…
Mammoths, horses, camels and bisons were the primary targets of these hunters; this was inevitably one of the factors of their extinction . The Clovis people were one of the first large animal Paleo-indian hunters. It has been inferred that the clovis civilization have taken up and evolved the hunting techniques of civilizations before them, named the “pre-clovis”. In this paper we are going to discuss the evolution of technology and society and Pre-Clovis to Clovis and the

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