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Its actually a pretty astute observation that independent river-valley "cradles of civilization" tend to have their own crops associated with them. I've personally had a lot of luck researching plant domestication and its association with nearby river valleys, even in some unexpected places. The two definitely seem related. However, this isn't a hard and ...


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Many of the settlers in California during the Gold Rush were extremely hostile to Indians and the California government adopted anti Indian policies. In fact some people write about the "California Genocide" in that era. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/California_Genocide1 A number of California tribal groups suffered large population decreases from ...


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53BC, Caesar launches a campaign of annihilation against the Eburones (De Bello Gallico book VI) in revenge for their part in destroying a Roman garrison. Regardless of the outcome, the stated intent was to wipe out the people and their name from history. Ironically they survive in his writings. All the local animals were killed, all crops harvested and ...


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The criteria set forth in the question are quite difficult to satisfy. If you go back far enough certain tribes would have been so small that any warlike confrontation would ensure that the group could not survive as such. But then again, "everyone killed" is not really likely in those conditions, as most of the time the women were treated as spoils of war. ...


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