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early humans kk

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A scientist who examines bones, tool structures and other objects to learn about past peoples and cultures. Archeologist
An institution in Washington D.C founded in 1846. Smithsonian Institution
A native Caucasia Caucasian
To move from one place to settle in another area. Migrate
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
An object that fires spears. Atlatl(spear thrower)
Events that occurred at the period of time before writing was invented. Prehistory
The written and other recorded events of people History
Stories passed down by generations of word of mouth. Oral Tradition
The development of agriculture around 10,000 B.C by making thing out of stone. Neolithic
The art or study of argumentation and formal debate. Forensics
A projectile point used to hunt big game. Clovis
Random changes in the frequency of alleles in the gene pool, usually in small populations. Genetic Drift
The branch of biology dealing with the form and structure of organisms. Morphology
Native American Graves Preservation and Repratation act. N.A.G.P.R.A
A dating meothod that uses the naturaly occuring radiostope carbon-14 to determine the age of bonesand materials up to 60000 years. Radio Carbon-dating
A net work of cannals to supply a land with water rrom another place. Irrigation
Having more then what is needed. Surplus
Workers who are especialy skilled in making items. Artisan
A society that has cities a central government and workers. Civilization
A group or class that is made up of people with similar backrounds wealth and ways of living. Social Class
The name for the skelital remains of a prehistoric man found on the bank of the columbia river in kenowick Washington USA on july 28 1996. The remains were radio cabon-dated to 9400 years old. Kenowick Man
An ancient mass of ice that moves over land. Glaicier
Was a land bridge around 1000 miles north to south as its greatest extent that joined present day Alaska and Eastern Siberia at various times during the pieistocene ice ages. Bering land Bridge
The study of the origins and social relationships of human beings Antrophology
A spicies of early humans that disapered at the end of the Paleolithic period. Neandrathals
They were the earliest form of modern day humans.An ealy group of homo sapiens that lived about 40000 years ago in what is now Euope. Cro-Magnons
Primate human ancestor homanid
A hard sedimentary rock that could be shaped into spear points weopons and tools by early humans during the stone age. Flint
A reddish brown metal used by early humans and civilizations before the bronze age to make tools and weopons. Copper
A long period of time. Era or Epoch
Ten years. Decade
Twenty years. Score
One hundred years. Centry
One thousand years. Millenium
An event, person, invention or idea that changed human history from that point on. Paradign Shift
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