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Early Humans

WH- Chapter 3 Test Review

nomad A person who moves place to place in search of food
monarchy A country led by a king or a queen who has inherited the position
domesticate Animals have been adapted to living with humans
Bronze Age The period in ancient human culture when people began to use bronze
ice ages Times when glaciers covered much of the land
shrine A place where people worship
technology An ability gained by the practical use of knowledge
Paleolithic Greek for "old stone" this is the earliest period of the Stone Age.
Neolithic Age The latest period of the Stone Age
systematic agriculture The organized growing of food on a regular schedule
specialization The act of training for a particular job
one Today only __________ species of humans survives.
hominid A creature that walks upright is considered a __________.
ancestor Chimpanzees and modern humans share about 98% of the same genes; which means we have a common _____________.
bipedalism Walking upright, on two feet is called ______________.
carnivore An animal that eats meat is known as a _________________.
culture The way of life for a group of people who share similar beliefs and customs is known as ____________________.
woolly mammoths These were hairy elephant-like animals
fire The use of __________ made meat easier to chew and digest.
hunted In Paleolithic times, it is believed that women searched for and gathered foods such as roots, nuts, fruits, or berries, while men _________________
Children Stable farming life meant women could have more ________________
specialize During the Neolithic Age, individuals began to __________________in certain jobs, such as pottery-making, tool-making, or weaving.
Asia During the most recent Ice Age, the water level of the oceans was lowered, which exposed a land bridge from____________ to North America.
bronze A mixture of copper and tin is called
stronger than copper Why was the discovery of bronze an important breakthrough at the end of the Neolithic Age?
China Where were the biggest and earliest known Neolithic communities located?
polytheism _______________ is the belief in many gods.
food Agriculture increased the _____________ supply.
governments __________________ were formed to protect people and food supplies and to keep order
bronze Written language developed during this age.
copper During the Neolithic Age, people stared making tools from
was exposed The land bridge that once existed between Asia and North America________________during the last Ice Age.
flint Paleolithic people made tools from hard stone called this.
agriculture The first civilizations developed in river valleys because the land was good for _________________.
neolithic age Farming began to replace hunting and gathering during the ____________ age.
trade The location of early civilizations along rivers helped encourage
warmth, food and protection What are some ways Paleolithic people used fire?
copper and tin Bronze is made by combining ____________ and ___________.
maintain records People in early civilizations used writing to____________________ and prserve stories.
Turkey The Neolithic community of Catalhuyuk was located in present-day
protect citizens from enemies In the earliest civilizations, governments developed to manage building projects, make laws and keep order and to ______________.
stay safe from animals People living in warmer climates needed little shelter, but many lived in caves or hut in order to _________________.
More food, population growth, governments, animal domestication, growth in trade, culture, etc. What are some effects of the Agricultural Revolution?
safety, warmth, cooking, light What are 3 ways Paleolithic people used fire?
Created by: Ms Plyler