History: Theory of Evolution by Charles Darwin

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Charles Darwin’s theory and evolution Introduction: Charles Darwin was an English scientist who developed the theory of evolution which had been around for long period of time which gave him fame during his life and after his death. In 1859, he published a book called Origin of Species which contains all the theory of evolution. Darwin’s theory caused a lot of argument and they are still continuing until these days. In religion view it caused clash because at that time people in Europe believed that God had created the whole world in 7 days according to the Bible. Charles Darwin was born in England in 1809, in a wealthy family that consists of six siblings, financier and doctors. In 1818, he was sent to Anglican Shrewsbury School as…show more content…
At the same time unused organs can shirk in the coming generation. Of course we know what he said is not right and the reason for that is there were a lot of mistakes in his theory. Though one of the important thought that he acknowledged organisms could add to the environment and can cause long term change. Darwin was the youngest scientist among the scientists who joined the ship; he was only 22 years old when he joined the H.M.S Beagle. The ship sailed worldwide; in his voyage he started to collect many types of plant and animal species, recorded and analyzed them. During his journey Darwin came across the Island of Galapagos where he got to know a selection of species. The species he founded in that Island could not be found anyplace in the world (tortoises, finches, the finches have different beaks adapted to their type food), they were similar to the animals and plants that he founds in South America. Particularly, he was interested in the 13 species of finch that belonged to 4 groups, they were similar to each other but at the same time he found difference in adaptations, size and shape of their beak. So each finch had to adapt to their new habitation in the Island, their beak reflects their specialization by their size and shape. Example some finches have large beaks and they use it to crush hard seeds while other type of finches
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