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Early Cultures


prehistory The time period before there was writing
hominid an early ancestor of humans.
ancestor a relative who lived in the past
tool a handheld object that has been modified to help a person accomplish a task.
Paleolithic Era the first part of the Stone Age; also known as the Old Stone Age
society a community of people who share a common culture
hunter-gatherers people who hunt animals and gather wild plants, seeds, fruits and nuts to survive
migrate to move
ice ages The freezing times about 1.6 million years ago.
land bridge a strip of land connecting two continents
Mesolithic Era The Middle Stone Age
Neolithic Era New Stone Age
domestication The process of changing plants or animals to make them more useful to humans
agriculture farming
megaliths huge stones used as monuments
East Africa the place where the early hominids first appeared based on the discovery of ancient bones made by anthropologists
South America the region of the world that was likely LAST occupied by early humans
glacier a large piece of ice where the Iceman's body was well preserved.
Homo sapien wise man
Homo habilis handy man
Homo erectus upright man
Australopithecus Southern Ape
order of the early hominids Australopithecus-Homo habilis-Homo erectus - Homo sapien
order of the Stone Age Era Paleolithic Era - Mesolithic Era - Neolithic Era
Created by: TMoar



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