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Clovis

city in New Mexico where archaeologists found many early human-made objects

Tassili

an area in the North African country of Algeria; the site of ancient cave paintings

Beringia

a prehistoric "land bridge" that once connected Asia and North America

Monte Verde

site in Chile near where archaeologists found artifacts dating to 12,500 years ago

Topper site

a place in South Carolina where archaeologists found artifacts that were up to 18,000 years old

prehistory

long period of time before people developed systems of writing and written language

archaeology

the study of past cultures through the things that remain such as buildings, tools, or pottery

archaeologist

a scientist who uncovers evidence or proof from the past

artifact

objects made by people long ago

migrate

to move from one place to another

glacier

huge ice sheets

Ice Age

a period of time when glaciers covered great stretches of land

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