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passage II

16- The author uses the events listed in lines 77–79 primarily to:

 

  • F. show how weather-related disasters threatened the survival of Western civilization.

  • G. criticize subsistence-level agriculture as being too dependent on the weather.

  • H. illustrate how environmental determinism operated in the Little Ice Age.

  • J.  suggest the part that climate shifts may have had in producing modern Europe.