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Early Humans for final 2017

Please use this to study for the Early Humans the First Cultures Test.
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Agriculture
growing of plants and raising livestock for human use
civilization
a culture that has a stable food supply, specialization, system of government, social classes and culture (religion, art, written language)
domesticate
to train plants or animals to be useful to people.
specialize
to spend most of one's time doing one kind of job
hunter-gatherer
someone who survives by hunting animals and gathering plants for food
Ardipithecus Ramidus
Ardi - 4.4 million years BCE - quadripedal & bipedal
Australopithecus Afarensis
Lucy - 3.5 million years BCE
Homo Habilis
Handy Man - 1-2 million BCE - first to make tools
Homo Erectus
Means Upright human - first true upright human
Homo Sapiens - Neanderthal
Wise human - Cave Man -found in Neander, Germany
Homo Sapiens - CroMagnon
40,000 - 10,000 BCE, precursor to Modern Human
flaking
the practice of chipping pieces off an edge to sharpen
Paleolithic Era
Old Stone Age - use of simple stone tools
Neolithic Era
New Stone Age - Agricultural Revolution
country in Africa where first humans were found
Tanzania