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1

As towns and cities began to compete for increasingly limited sources ?

Organized warfare developed

2

Comparisons of the bones from hunter gatherers to later agriculturalists to modern people

Show a remarkable decline in size

3

The masticatory functional hypothesis

States that change in skull from represent a response to decreased demands on the chewing muscles

4

Modern diseases made possible by overcrowding include, but are not limited to

Measles
Mumps
Cholera
Smallpox
Influenza

5

Agricultural foods shifted nutrition from a generalized diet to one focused on

Carbohydrates
Pooper quality protein

6

Agriculture resulted in

Population sedentism and crowding

7

Hunter gatherers skeletons tend to show

Higher levels of activity

8

Prior to the transition to agriculture sites?

Rarely demonstrated evidence of violence and never of organized warfare