Early Humans and The Agricultural Revolution Vocabulary
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A long period of time when much of the Earth's surface is covered in ice.
An era in history when people started taming animals and planting food.
An era in history when humans were hunter-gatherers; before the beginning of agriculture.
An era in history when most people used stone tools. It began 2,000,000 years ago.
What humans had to do when severe climate change (Ice Age) forced them to devise better ways of surviving.
The social science that studies the origins and social relationships of human beings.
The study of the past based on what people left behind.
An object, like a tool, that was made by a human.
The early form of communication before a written language existed (prehistory).
A period of 100 years.
A period of 10 years.
Breeding plants or taming animals to meet human needs.
The remains of a plant or an animal that died a long time ago and has become part of a rock.
A person who is an authority on history and who studies it and writes about it.
The term used to describe early man because they obtained their food source by hunting animals and gathering plants.
When people were able to divide the work needed to survive resulting in an improved way of life; this was a result of the ability to farm.
A period of 1000 years.
Groups of people who have no permanent home but move about according to the seasons.
The social science in which they study fossil organisms and other previously living remains.
The story of everything that has happened in the past before written language.
A first hand account of an event in history; must be from the actual time discussed.
A second hand account of history; anything written or depicted after the events discussed.
The sciences of studying history, archeology, paleontology, anthropology, geography, economics, etc.
A method used to show chronological order of events in history.
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