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Early Humans Vocab

Early Humans Vocabulary

Surplus an amount that is left over after a need has been met
Fertile Soil that is eligible producing or able to be producing crops and fruit/veggies.
archaeology Is the study of objects, to learn about past human life
artifact An object made by people
excavation Site where an archaeologist digs.
Stone Age The stone age, was a prehistoric period in the past, in which stone was widely used.
Paleolithic relating to the earliest period of the Stone Age
Mesolithic In archaeology, Mesolithic is the culture between paleolithic and neolithic.
nomads People who move from place to place as a group to find food
hunters and gatherers Hunters and gatherers, which is the early society, when food was from plants and animals
diffusion The spread of cultural practice or innovation, within one community, or moving from one community to another.
Ice Age a time when glaciers covered much of the land
Neolithic relating to the latest period of the Stone Age
systematic agriculture the organized growing of food on a regular schedule
civilization is a complex society characterized by urban development,
shrine a place where people worship
specialization the act of training for a particular job
artisan a worker in a skilled and qualified trade,
Bronze age the period in ancient human culture when people began to make and use bronze
monarchy a government whose ruler, a king or queen, inherits the position from a parent
BCE Is the abbreviation for “Before the Common Era“
CE Is the abbreviation for "Common Era"
Prehistory The period of time before written records.
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