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Foy WH Ch. 2 vocab

Foy Ch. 2 vocab

prehistory the time before there was writing
ancestor a relative who lived in the past
tool an object that has been modified to help a person accomplish a task
Paleolithic Era the first part of the Stone Age; when people first used stone tools
society a community of people who share a common culture
hunter-gatherers people who hunt animals and gather wild plants, seeds, fruits, and nuts to survive
migrate to move to a new place
ice ages long periods of freezing weather
land bridge a strip of land connecting two continents
Mesolithic Era the middle part of the Stone Age; marked by the creation of smaller and more complex tools
Neolithic Era the New Stone Age; when people learned to make fire and tools such as saws and drills
domestication the process of changing plants or animals to make them more useful to humans
agriculture farming
megaliths a huge stone monument
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