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Early Humans T-1

Early Humans Trimester 1 Mr. Blanchette

time period before writing Prehistory
stories passed down by word of mouth Oral Tradition
the written and other recorded events of people History
a scientist who stdies bones, tools, structures, and other objects to learn about past peoples and cultures Archeologist
An educational and research institute and associated museum complex Smithsonian Institution
A federal law requiring federal agencies and intitutions to return cultural items and human remains to their respective people N.A.G.P.R.A.
general physical type of some or all of the indigenous populations of Europe, North Africa etc. White race Caucasian
to relocate;to move from one place to settle in another area Migration
a person who has no single,settled home Nomad
to tame animals and raise them to be used by humans Domesticate
land or soil that contains substances plants need in order to grow well Fertile
spear thrower Atlatal
time period when people began to grow their own foods and lived in the same place year after year Neolithic
sciences used to solve crimes and support archeological findings Forensics
a radiometric method used to determine the age of carbonaceous materials up to about 58,000 to 62,000 years old Radio-Carbon Dating
oldest flint tools associated with north american culture Clovis
populations moving closer together for survival Genetic Drift
the study of physical characteristics of skulls Morphology
time period of 10 years Decade
time period of 100 years Century
time period od 1,000 years millenium
long period of time era
Created by: Hannahb123