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His:Middle Stone Age

chapter 3 in history book.

Stone Age TIME PERIOD, stone for tools and weapons.
Mesolithic age 10,000 B.C. - 6,000 B.C.(Middle Stone Age) transitioning period from old to new stone age, hunter-gatherer groups into agricultural groups, communication, language developing among Homo Sapien Sapiens
Hunter Gatherers PEOPLE,moved around, hunted wild animals and gathered wild plants (e.g. berries) for food. Paleolitic Age: thriving Mesolithic Age: living Neolithic Age: in minority
Nomadic moved to different locations to find food. NO FIXED ABODE
Cooking Spit COOKING METHOD, rod pushed through meat in order to hold and turn it while it is roasted over an open fire
Flint stones STONE TYPE used for tools and weapons because EASILY SHARPENED
Scrapers STONES used to clean skin.
Mount Sandel,Co. Derry evidence of a mesolithic site.
Bone Needles needles made out of bone. sewing animal skins together.
Post-Holes darker patches in the soil where saplings were struck into the ground.
Harpoon SPEAR with a barbed or jagged top used for fishing.
Clothes were made out of animal skins.
Mesolithic ("Middle Stone Age") 10,000-8,000 B.C.E.
Paleolithic ("Old StoneAge") early,longest period of Stone Age; 2.5 million B.C. to around 10,000 B.C. little human development. human beings developing:Homo habilis, Homo erectus, Neanderthals, Homo Sapien Sapiens. simple tools for hunting, hunter-gatherers, migration
Neolithic ("New Stone Age") 8,000 B.C. - 3,000 B.C. Beginning of Agriculture and first civilizations, villages, and basic cities, MAJOR INVENTIONS- plow, basic irrigation, and wheel late period of the Stone Age, when humans made great improvements in technology
Agricultural Revolutionpeople who move around following wild animals to hunt and wild plants to eat TIME, when early people transitioned from being hunter-gatherers to farmers
domesticate to raise and tend (a plant or an animal) to be of use to humans
technology consists of all the ways in which people apply knowledge, tools, and inventions to meet their needs
migration act of moving from one place to settle in another
nomads people who move from place to place
land bridge a strip of land connecting two land masses
Stone Age A period of time when humans PRIMARILY relied upon STONE tools
Agriculture Producing crops and raising livestock, farming
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