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Prehistory Review

Prehistory the time before written records
anthropologist a scientist who studies humans and their behavior, past and present
artifact anything made and used by humans
culture the different elements, such as language and customs, that make up the way of life of a group of people
fossil hardened remains or imprints of things that lived long ago
geologist a scientist who studies the physical materials of Earth itself
hunter-gatherer an early human who lived by hunting animals and gathering plants
civilization a complex society that has cities, a well-organized government, and workers with specialized job skills
religion a set or system of religious attitudes, beliefs, and ways of doing things
resource a natural source of wealth or revenue
social class a group or rank of society
economy the system by which a country's people make a living
specialization act of concentration on a limited number of goods or activities
surplus extra food or supplies
animism the belief that the natural world is full of spirits
domesticate to change the growth of plants of behavior of animals in ways that are useful for humans
nomad a person who moves from place to place without a permanent home
populate to become an inhabitant of a place
revolution a complete change in ways of thinking, working, or living
adapt to adjust to your surroundings
environment surroundings
migration movement of people from one place to another
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