Charles Darwin Thesis Statement

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Seth Justus
English 2
Mr. Johnson
Project Eagle Paper on Charles Darwin
Thesis Statement: Charles Darwin shaped evolutionary Biology into the way we see it today with his writings on how genetic variations of species between generations, how climate and many other things can cause variations between species, and just his idea of survival of the fittest in The Origin of Species.
Primary Source: The Origin of Species The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin, published on November 24th 1859 is considered to be the foundation to evolutionary biology. The Origin of Species introduces the scientific theory that populations of species evolve over long periods of time through the process of Natural Selection. Natural Selection is the long gradual process in which Biological traits either become more or less common in a population as a function of the effect of inherited traits on the differential reproductive success of organisms interacting with their environment. In Darwin’s work The Origin of Species he also mentioned evidence for the Theory of Evolution from his voyage around the world on The H.M.S. Beagle. The Origin of Species is probably the most influential work on evolutionary biology. The Origin of Species will help prove my thesis because it introduces the ideas that we base on evolutionary biology today. Darwin changed the way that scientist looked at evolution during his time, Darwin and his book The Origin of Species are what made evolutionary biology what it is

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