Contemporaneous artifacts found in relation to the stone tools indicate a relationship with the Poverty Point
Culture at the end of the Late Archaic Period.
Those who would blame poverty point
to the finding that pupils eligible for free school meals are four times more likely to be expelled than those who are not and yet, when times were harder than they are now, generations of children were law-abiding and polite, in school and out.
From Cahokia in southern Illinois to Poverty Point
in northeastern Louisiana, the mound builders, as they came to be called, created the first major urban centers in North America.
Until now, the earliest documented age for a set of earthworks stood at around 3,500 years for a Louisiana site called Poverty Point
At the other end of the spectrum is Lynda Shaffer's volume, a concise and clearly written summary of eastern North American prehistory organized around the theme of mound center development highlighting the Poverty Point
, Adena/ Hopewell, and Mississippian sequence of mound building cultures.
The ridges and depressions in the earth at Poverty Point
, Louisiana, were so large they were assumed to be natural.
They cover a wide variety of topics ("The Supernatural World of the Olmec," "South American Metallurgy") and major sites (from Poverty Point
, Moundville, and Cahokia, to Teotihuacan, Palenque, and Tenochtitlan).
Knight fellow who has written extensively about how journalists write about poverty points
out, are you writing for families struggling with addiction or to make ends meet, or are you writing about them?
And Church Action on Poverty points
out "by the time these changes take effect next autumn or in 2020, countless thousands more people will have experienced needless hunger, debt and anxiety".
The empirical explanation of poverty points
to the way we observe the negative attitude of the poor toward their state of being.