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Global 9 Review

part 1

TermDefinition
Social Scientists The people who study the world in which humans live.
Historians Study written records of past events.
Geographers Study earth's surface and its impact on humans.
Political Maps Show counties, their borders, and capital cities.
Topography Physical land features.
Climate Weather.
Human Migrations Movement.
Physical Maps Shows land features such as mountains, rivers, deserts, lakes, etc.
Economists Study how societies use available resources.
Anthropologists study past, and present of human cultures.
Artifacts Physical remains.
Archaeologists Study the physical remains of a culture
Primary Source First hand record
Secondary Source Second hand record
Neolithic Age New stone age
Key developments of this period Humans first discovered how to perform agriculture and domesticate animals for food or drink
Key developments of this period Humans switched from being nomads to settling down
Key developments of this period farming create a steady food supply
Key developments of this period villages turned in to civilization
Key developments of this period farming
Civilization a complex and highly organized society
river valleys low areas of land next to rivers
Reasons civilizations developed near river valleys flooding rivers deposited silt
Reasons civilizations developed near river valleys people irrigated crops
Reasons civilizations developed near river valleys source of transportation
Early river civilizations Nile River, Tigris River, Euphrates River, Indus River, Yellow River, and Yangtze River.
Created by: hello778