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Unit 1-2: G.R.A.P.E.S./The Stone Ages

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artifact
An object made by someone in the past
oral tradition
The passing on of history, beliefs, or customs by word of mouth.
primary sources
firsthand account of an event or an artifact created during the period of history being studied
secondary sources
a record of the past, based on information from primary sources
Old Stone Age
time period where humans lived in caves, used stone tools, and were hunter-gatherers
New Stone Age
time period where humans developed civilizations and cities, used trade, and began using agriculture
trade
The exchange of goods between people
surplus
An extra supply of something, such as crops that are not needed immediately for food
domesticate
To train plants or animals to be useful to people
fire and stone tools
two main technologies discovered during the Old Stone Age
Catal Huyuk
the name of one of the earliest civilizations; New Stone Age city discovered in Turkey
technology
the use of skills and tools to meet practical needs
hunter-gatherer
people who met their needs by hunting animals and gathering plants
agriculture
the raising of crops and animals for human use
specialization
people training to do a particular type of work
civilization
a culture that has developed systems of specialization, religion, learning, and government
Geography
the category of land and climate
Religion
the category of gods, beliefs, and the afterlife
Achievements
the category of manmade accomplishments
(think inventions, ideas, etc.)
Politics
the category of power and how decisions are made
Economy
the category of resources, money, and trade
Society
the category of people, groups, and culture
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