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One group has been made up of fundamentalist evangelicals, who accepted the global effect of Noah's flood and a young earth and rejected radioactive dates.
The Mayan calendar used 3114 BC as their reference.
More recently is the radiocarbon date of 1950 AD or before present, BP.
They then left Babel and radiated in all directions, forming new civilizations around the world.
New-Earth creationism is mainly promoted by people who believe that the Bible authors were inspired by God to write text that is inerrant -- free of error.