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Early Man Notes

Prehistoric Before written history
Anthropology the study of man’s culture
Culture The way a group of people live. (ex. customs, religion, dress, music, etc.)
History The study of the past.
Archaeology The study of remains or artifacts of early people.
Artifact objects or “stuff” used by early people
4 Sources of Information pictures, artifacts, fossils, written sources
Primary Source Original document from the time period
Secondary Source written by someone who studies the time period
3 ways early man communicated draw pictures, sign language or gestures, grunt, music, drums, and horn
Government ruling body of society
Economy how society makes a living
Technology the tools people use
Values what is important to society
Necessities Food, water shelter, and clothing
Self Sufficient the ability to provide everything needed to survive
Nomad People that travel from place to place insearch of food
Ice Age Period of time when a large part of the earth was covered in sheets of ice called glaciers. Also, changed the land - formed lakes, rivers, valleys and mountains.
Evolution the slow change that a creature goes through to become better adapted to their surroundings.
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