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Why did William the Bastard, Duke of Normandy, think that he had a claim to the English throne in the first place. It is notorious that our population is more largely renewed in each generation from the lower than from the middle and upper classes. Contact almost certainly occurred between ancient societies in North America and the civilizations to the south—there is evidence, for example, of turquoise trade between the native people of the American Southwest and the cultures of Mesoamerica (Powell 2005), and maize, a Mexican domesticate, eventually made its way northward into essentially all regions of the continent in which it could be grown.

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