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Prehistory Mr. Metz, Chapter 1 & 2

paleoanthropologist Studies the earliest humans and the setting in which they lived
archaeology The study of origins and development of people and their societies
myth An interpretive story of the past that cannot be verified historically but has a deep moral message
cave art Representation of animals and decorations in a rocky place found throughout the world. Some dates to 25,000 years old.
paleolithic Refers to the Old Stone Age where people were hunters and gatherers and moved from place to place
neolithic Refers to the New Stone Age where people learned to farm, thus created permanent settlements
agricultural village The first permanent farming settlements
fertile crescent Area of land near the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers and the Mediterranean Sea. This first agricultural villages were found here
5 Themes of Geography movement, place, region. location, human-environment interaction
B.C.E. Before the Common Era
C.E. Common Era
B.P. Before the Present
Created by: mmetz