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Early People Vocab

Social Studies

TermDefinition
prehistory a long period of time before people developed systems of writing and written language
archaeology the study of the ways of past cultures through objects they left behind
archaeologist one who carefully uncovers evidence from the past
artifact an object made by people long ago
migrate to move from one place to another
excavation site a place where archaeologists dig up artifacts
technology way in which humans produce the items they use
domesticate to tame wild animals or plants
social divisions formed when work was divided among villagers
surplus extra supply
culture the technology, customs, beliefs, and art of a group of people
diverse different
climate average weather conditions over time
landform surface feature such as a valley, plain, hill, or mountain
glacier a huge sheet of ice
carbon dating method scientists use to estimate the age of living things after they have died
agriculture raising plants and animals for human use
anthropology study of how people have developed and live in cultural groups
scarce not enough for to meet the demands
harvest to gather crops
geography relationship between physical features, climate, and people
nomads person who travels from place to place
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