Global History Set 1
Terms in this set (32)
includes humans and all their other ancestors
a primitive predecessor of modern humans
Homo sapiens (Cro-magnon)
after the Neanderthals - walked on two feet (bipedalism) and had larger brains and used language
Homo Sapien Sapiens (Modern Humans)
lives in europe, asia and africa lived during the ice age 120,000 - 35,000 years ago; smaller brains but thicker build than humans
Those who study the life of early humans based on evidence from fossils and remains left behind from the people of that time period.
People who lived before the rise of the homosapians in Europe, Asia, and Africa. They were less advanced in knowledge and eventually died out as the homo sapiens took over.
the beliefs or behaviors of a particular ethnic, social, or age group
the cultural period of the stone age, which began about 2 to 2.5 million years ago, the earliest age to use tools made of chipped stone
Period of the stone age, they hunted and fished economy based, by water
the era that involved the development of agriculture, towns, government, and religion
A nomadic group that travels with a herd of animals which they rely on for food
Age of Metals
People learned how to make weapons and tools out of metal instead of stone and eventually advance to use iron.
The history of early humans before recorded events.
A period that is recorded in history.
These are myths that people made up about how the universe was made.
It's how things have developed and changed over time
A tool used by the clovis people to hunt more efficiently. It was spear with a point at the end that allowed it to kill faster.
First evidence of the early humans walking upright. Lucy was an Australopithecine that was around 3-4 ft tall.
In the New Stone Age people began to incorporate agriculture/farming in their daily lives, because they settled they were able to spend more time on this.
Somebody who digs up bones and artifacts to uncover lost parts of history.
The branch of Anthropology studying physical characteristics and development
The branch of Anthropology studying cultural characteristics and development
A source that comes originally from an archeological site, and is usually a physical object.
A source that is written by somebody not from the age. Usually describes the primary source and theorizes on that.
The study of society, social institutions, or social relationships.
Using or having two feet
Goods and Services
Goods are items that are tangible, such as pens, salt, shoes, hats and folders and Services are activities provided by other people, such as doctors, lawn care workers, dentists, barbers, waiters, or online servers.
A system where the laws of supply and demand direct the production of goods and services.
Increased movement of goods, people, and funds among countries all over the world.
The branch of knowledge that deals with systems of government; the analysis of political activity and behavior.