Guns, Germs, and Steel seeks to explain how Eurasians conquered, displaced, and/or decimated populations in the Americas and Africa. Conversely, he seeks to explain why populations in the Americas and Africa did not do the same to Eurasians. After reading chapters four through eleven, your assignment is to write a 750-1000 word essay that explains the environmental factors that gave Eurasians advantages over Native Americans and Africans. Please include the rise of agriculture, animal domestication, and formation of germs in your essay.
‘A’ quality papers will have a thesis, be well-written, follow the guidelines listed above, adhere to the guidelines for good writing, provide numerous examples to support the thesis, properly cite all examples, and demonstrate that you read and understand the book.
To properly cite for this paper, simply place the page number in parenthesis at the end of the sentence. For example: After entering the camp under a flag of truce, Apache chief Mangas was arrested, tortured, and shot by soldiers. (198-199) 1. Use proper grammar, punctuation and a formal tone. Avoid slang or other informal phrases. Capitalize proper nouns.