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Stewart and Tangretti Unit 1

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artifacts   Hand-made objects from an earlier time  
culture   A way of life, based on customs, traditions, etc.  
Paleolithic Age   Stone age  
Neolithic Age   New stone age  
Technology   Advancements in the way of life  
Homo sapiens   Early man-modern day human  
Nomads   A person that roams from place to place in search of food with no permanent home  
Hunter-Gatherers   Early man hunted for food and women gathered fruits and berries to eat  
Neolithic Revolution   Time period where humans transitioned to farming and permanent settlements  
Slash-and-burn Method   Land is clear cut and any remaining vegetation burned. The resulting layer of ash provides the newly-cleared land with a nutrient-rich layer to help fertilize crop  
Domestication   The process of taming an animal and keeping it as a pet or on a farm  
Civilization   An advanced state of human society, in which a high level of culture, science, industry, and government has been reached.  
Specialization   Becoming an expert in a specific skill or job  
Artisans   Good at creating with own hands  
Institution   A long-standing organization  
Scribes   People who write down the spoken word  
Cuneiform   Wedge-shaped writing used in Mesopotamia  
Bronze Age   Time period when tools were made from Bronze  
Barter   Trading goods  
ziggurat   Step-like pyramid used in Mesopotamia for worship  


   






 
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