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He's not exaggerating much. Even when Cahokia scholars agree, they tend to frame their positions so it seems like they're disagreeing—but there are points of general consensus. Everyone agrees that Cahokia developed quickly a couple centuries after corn became an important part of the local diet, that it feale together people from the American Bottom, and that it dwarfed other Mississippian Sweet wants nsa North Wildwood in size and scope.
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When I meet Pauketat at Cahokia to see the site through his eyes, he's more interested in showing me what he's found in the uplands several miles to the east: This is a controversial theory, because the research supporting it hasn't been published yet, and because it goes to the heart of the argument about just what kind of society Cahokia was. Gayle Fritz at Washington University in St. Louis says that if Cahokia was a city, it wasn't the kind we usually Are there any real cougars looking for cub of, Ads for single Saint Louis female in maine one full of farmers growing their own food in nearby fields.
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But with less than one percent of Cahokia excavated, speculation by every camp remains in higher supply than evidence.
Washington University's John Kelly, a longtime stalwart of Cahokian archaeology, sums up the present understanding of Cahokia nicely: Nor do people know what happened to it. Cahokia was a ghost town by the time Columbus landed in the New World, and the American Bottom and substantial parts of the Mississippi and Ohio River Valleys were so aSint they are referred to as the Vacant Quarter.
Cahokia's demise is perhaps an even greater mystery than its emergence, but there are a few clues. The city grew to prominence during an especially favorable climate phase and began shrinking around the time the climate became cooler, drier, and less predictable.
For an agricultural community dependent on regular crop yields, the changing conditions could have been anything from stressful to catastrophic.
The fact that between and Cahokia's inhabitants built—and rebuilt, songle times—a stockade encircling the main part of the city suggests that conflict or the threat of conflict had become a standard feature of life in the region, perhaps because there were fewer resources.
Furthermore, dense populations create environmental problems as a matter of course—deforestation, erosion, pollution, disease—that can be difficult to counter and that have been the downfall of many a society.
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His name is Gary Zigrang, and he owns a building down the block. He's called the city about the marker's disrepair, and they haven't done anything, so he's taking matters into his own hands. And as he sprays the weeds on the forgotten memorial for the forgotten mound of the forgotten people who once lived here, he says, "What a shame. There's history here, and it needs to be taken care of. America's Forgotten City Cahokia was born with a bang and died of unknown causes. By Glenn Hodges.
America's Forgotten City
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Their plan: Remove the house Saaint restore a memory.