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Global 1 Period 7

Chapter 1 Test Vocabulary

QuestionAnswer
the period of time before writing was invented prehistory
a person who studies how people lived in the past historian
an object made by human beings artifact
the study of the origins and development of people and their societies anthropology
the way of life of a society, which is handed down from one generation to the next by learning and experience culture
the study of people and cultures through their material remains archaeology
in the 1930s she was an anthropologist that started searching for clues to the human past in a deep canyon in Tanzania called Olduvai Gorge along with Louis Leakey Mary Leakey
in the 1930s he was an anthropologist that started searching for clues to the human past in a deep canyon in Tanzania called Olduvai Gorge along with Mary Leakey Louis Leakey
a gorge in Tanzania in which many hominid remains have been found Olduvai Gorge
the skills and tools people use to meet their basic needs technology
an anthropologist in 1974 found evidence of early hominids in Ethiopia got enough of one skeleton to piece it together and look at it he named it Lucy after a beatles song she was a upright walker about 4 feet (1.2 meters) tall. Donald Johanson
the era of prehistory that lasted from 2 million B.C. to about 9000 B.C. Old Stone Age
the era of prehistory that lasted from at least 2 million B.C. to about 9000 B.C.; also called the Old Stone Age Paleolithic Period
the final era of prehistory, which began about 9000 B.C.; also called the Neolithic Period New Stone Age
the final era of prehistory which began about 9000 B.C.; also called the New Stone Age Neolithic Period
a person who moves from place to place in search of food nomad
the belief that spirits and forces live within animals,objects,or dreams animism
the period of time during which the introduction of agriculture led people to transition from nomadic to settled life Neolithic Revolution
to tame animals and adapt crops so they are best suited to use by humans domesticate
one of the world's first villages,established in modern-day Turkey around 7000 B.C Cataalhuyuk
the world's first village, established in the modern-day West Bank between 10,000 and 9000 B.C Jericho
an amount that is more than needed,excess surplus
a type of economy that relies on habit,custom, or ritual and tends not to change over time traditional economy
a complex, highly organized social order civilization
sparse,dry,treeless grassland steppe
believing in many gods polytheistic
a skilled craftsperson artisan
a simple drawing that looks like the object it represents pictograph
in ancient civilization, a person specially trained to read, write,and keep records scribe
the spread of ideas, customs, technologies from one people to another cultural diffusion
a political unit that includes a city and its surrounding lands and villages city-state
a group of states or territories controlled by one ruler empire
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