In the Caribbean, agricultural Arawakan peoples begin migrating along the archipelago from South America, eventually displacing/absorbing the hunter-gatherer peoples there.They populate the Greater Antilles in the millions by 1492, and are loosely known as the Taino.The Vikings’ violent ways quickly create resistance from the local Algonquin people, and their colonization is not permanent.In Iceland, the Vikings are unable to easily plunder neighboring lands and quickly become a peaceful people, engaging in trade.Please do not take my word for anything, but find out for yourself what is true for you.
They may have driven Irish monks from Iceland before them to North America.
The violent, male sky-gods come to dominate religion, including one named Jehovah.
The Aryan (pastoral tribes of the steppe regions) invasion of India leads to their caste system; the invaders are the favored class.
Squash and pumpkins first domesticated in Mesoamerica. By this time, corn, potatoes, manioc, beans and turkeys are domesticated in the Americas. Today, only about 10% of that forest remains; much has turned to desert.
Migrating farmers from Fertile Crescent settle Indus valley in present day Pakistan. A four hundred year period of chaos and warfare begins to sweep Europe, the Fertile Crescent, and Mediterranean region.
Not many Americans will find this essay an enjoyable read, but that is not its purpose.