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World History

Because the Hominids food supply was not stable_________ they migrated
How did Hominids of the paleolithic era get their food? by hunting animals and gathering plants
Why did early humans migrate? their food supply was not stable
What was a change in the way early humans got their food during the Neolithic ages? they planted crops and domesticated animals
Why did early farming villages create river valleys? good water and rich soil
Where did early trade develop? towns and villages
What did early farmers do with their surplus? trade and barter
What is a civilization? a complex society with the five characteristics of civilization; a complex society marked by developed arts, sciences, government, and social structure.
What was the agricultural revolution? when people begin discovering that they could grow and domesticate plants and animals
What are the 5 characteristics of a civilization? culture, jobs, cities/towns, leaders, and languages that are written
How can an environment influence a groups culture? it provides food, water, shelter, weapons to helps a group survive
barter the exchange of goods without the use of money.
Hominid a prehistoric human
specialization the development of different types of jobs
What are remains? things left by people that lived long ago.
Features the remains of a culture such as a temple or home
fossil the trace or imprint of a plant or animal that has been preserved in rock
historian a person who studies and writes about the human past
anthropologist scientist who studies physical characteristics and cultures of humans and ancestors
archaeologist scientist who study the human past through remains.
artifact a weapon, tool, or other item made by humans; an object made or used by people in the past
nomad a person who moves from place to place with no permanent home
What is agriculture? the business of farming; raising plants and animals
domesticate to tame plants and animals for human use
culture a characteristic of civilization that includes the beliefs and behaviors of a society or group of people
migrate Move from one area in order to settle in another area
technology tools and equipment made through scientific discoveries
Lucy/Australopithecus. Lived 3-4 million years ago, was booed, gathered food had no tools
Homosapiens Lived 230,000-30000 years ago, was a skilled tool maker, hunted in organized groups, had a sense of community
Hōmohabild/handyman Lived 1.5-2 million years ago and made stone tools
Homoerectus Lived 1.8 million to 200,000 bc, had fire
Created by: oesterj