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Nomad

People who moved from place to place in search of food. they followed the food

hunter-gatherer

Groups that relied on hunting animals and gathering plants for food

neolithic revolution

when farming became very popular. it changed human lif

slash and burn farming

To clear a field the groups would cut down and burn trees to create space for farming

domestication

the taming of wild animals

The five things that changed the way we live

Invention, innovation, technology,discovery, research and development

pangea

a theory which states that the 7 continents were once one super continent

civilization

a complez culture with advanced cities, specialized workers, complex institutions, record keeping, and advanced technologies

specialization

the develpment of skills in a specific kind of work

artisans

skilled workers who made goods by hand

institution

a long lasting pattern of orginization in a community

scribes

professional record keepers

cuneiform

a system of writing, meaning wedge shaped

bronze age

the time when people started using bronze to make weapons

barter

a way of trading goods and services with out money

ziggurat

a pyramid shaped mounument on Ur meaning mountain of God

homo sapiens

human beings

culture

a specific way of living

B.C

time phrase that means before christ

A.D.

anno domini meaning in the year of our lord. anything that happened after the death of jesus

B.C.E

before common era. before Christ A.D

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