Science: The First Americans

How long has man lived in the Western Hemisphere? The more cautious anthropologists give him 10,000 to 15,000 years. But Dr. George F. Carter of Johns Hopkins thinks this estimate is much too conservative. There is good reason to believe, says Carter, that there were Americans of a primitive sort in interglacial times, more than 150,000 years ago.

The Hunters. According to orthodox theories, the first Americans were the Folsom and the Sandia men, whose ancestors crossed the Bering Strait from Asia. They were highly developed hunters, making beautiful stone weapons to kill dangerous...

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