You Mean People Didn’t Get to America by Walking Across the Bering Strait? Map showing the proximity of the Chukchi peninsula in Russia to the Seward Peninsula in America (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Well, yes and no. Two archeologists have a new theory that the first Americans came here from Europe 20,000 years ago, as explained in their book, largely due to similarities in tools, Across Atlantic Ice: The Origin of America’s Clovis Culture. Everyone else seems to agree that sometime between 14,000 and 10,000 years ago, Siberians crossed what was then the land bridge and what is now the 53-mile... (Read More ...)