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Solving The Mystery Of Anasazi “Disappearance” ... In addition to the drought and marauding enemy theories, scientists suggest that things like poor sanitation, pests, and environmental degradation may have caused the Anasazi to move. If those other explanations require more of a stretch of imagination, there is yet another to ponder: the ...

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There are many theories related to why the Anasazi disappeared, but there is no solid evidence that gives one specific reason. It was previously suspected that the drought in the late 1200s drove them from their longtime homes, but more discoveries have shown that this would not have been enough on its own to drive them out.

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Scientists offer three basic theories for the mysterious Anasazi disappearance: Drought. Recorded history states that around 1100 AD there were great droughts in the area where the Anasazi lived. These droughts either killed off the entire population or caused the Anasazi to migrate away from the region.

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Theories about Why They Vanished Some theories contradict each other; however researchers have to consider all possibilities. Toward the end of the 13th century, some cataclysmic event forced the Anasazi to flee those cliff houses and their homeland and to move south and east toward the Rio Grande and the Little Colorado River.

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On the other hand, religious theories point out that certain religious practices must have been responsible for the disappearance of the Anasazi. Cannibalism theory asserts possible existence of a cannibal group is likely to have contributed to the disappearance of the Anasazi. All theories contribute to the understanding of the Anasazi.

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Anasazi Disappearance Somewhere around 600 -1300 AD, a civilization settled in north America in the areas now encompassed by New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, and Arizona. They were called the Anasazi, a prehistoric cliff dwelling tribe of native American Indians. They farmed, used bows and arrows for weapons, wove baskets and … Continue reading

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The ruins of an Anasazi home near the Chimney Rock buttes in southern Colorado. Credit Kevin Moloney for The New York Times . Perched on a lonesome bluff above the dusty San Pedro River, about 30 ...

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Riddles of the Anasazi ... Another theory, put forward by early explorers, speculated that nomadic raiders may have driven the Anasazi out of their homeland. ... the disappearance of an entire ...

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Centuries before Europe's discovery and colonization of the Americas, the Anasazi people built a complex culture in what is now the southwestern United States. Their cliff dwellings are of particular interest to modern people. Many of these structures remain after centuries of exposure to the elements.

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Solving The Mystery Of Anasazi “Disappearance” ... Yet, if an enemy raided the agricultural fields and destroyed the remaining crops, the Anasazi might have fled to safety only to face starvation. Then there were the droughts. Tree-ring dating tells us that there was a 50-year drought commencing in A.D. 1130 and another from about A.D. 1275 ...