Prehistory

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irrigation

supplying land with water through the network of canals

social class

a group of people having similar backgrounds, incomes (how much money someone makes) and ways of living

surplus

more then is needed

artisan

a worker who is especially skilled in crafting items by hand

civilization

a society that has cities, essential government run byofficial leaders and workers who specialize in various jobs

hominid

a modern human or a member of an earlier group that may have included ancestors or relatives of modern humans

stone age

a period of time during whitch hodminids made lasting tools and weapons mainly from stone. The earliest known period of prehistoric culture

nomad

a person who has no settled hame

domesticate

to adapt wild animals and to breed them for human use

history

written and other recorded events of people

prehistory

time before writing was invented

archaeologist

a scientist who examines objects to learn about human past

oral traditions

stories passed down by word of mouth

geography

the study of earths surface and the processes that shape it

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