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Prehistory Vocab

Paleolithic Old Stone Age
Neolithic New Stone Age characterized by farming and the domestication of animals.
Ice Age a long period of extreme cold
nomad person who travels from place to place in search of food
domesticate referring to animals that are under the care of humans to be used to their advantage
archeologist scientists who examine objects to learn about past people and cultures
prehistory before written records
evolution change over time
Darwinism a theory that widely divergent groups of plants and animals have arisen from the same ancestors
Creationism the belief that God created all things out of nothing as described in the Bible
Hunter-Gatherers the name for early humans who were nomads. They would often chase herds and gather plants and berries along the way
Stone Age a time when early people used stone to make weapons and tools
land bridge a bridge made of earth that connected Asia and North America. Early people used the land bridge to travel to new parts of the world
systemic agriculture growing crops on a regular basis according to annual farming practices
technology tools and techniques that people use to accomplish tasks
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