Analysis Of The Last Episode Of Guns, Germs, And Steel

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In this last episode of Guns, Germs, and Steel the author Diamond focuses on Africa and how that continent developed. In the beginning of this episode he gives an understanding of the guns, and how important they were for the people when they got to Africa because they could defend themselves. However, the most interesting part of this to me was when he talked about the settlers that went to South Africa to settle down. Since the distance from the equator is the same in South Africa and Europe they had about the same temperature and weather. When the settlers came to South Africa though it didn’t end up as they thought it would. First of all the domesticated animals died, also the crops stopped growing so the settlers struggled a lot in Southern
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