During the second half of the class, we’ve considered several significant milestones in humanity’s past. This essay challenges you to think about how archaeologists reconstruct the past using material data, focused on one of the following sections covered in the second half of the course: the spread of modern humans, the development of agriculture, and the emergence of states. Please see the attached document for more information on the assignment and how you will be graded. The 3 outside sources must be scholarly books and/ or journal articles. Web pages do NOT count as one of the three outside scholarly sources.