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6th Grade World History Soc St Unit 1 Chapter 1 Lesson 1
Scott Foresman Social Studies The World Unit 1 Early Civilizations and Cultures Chapter 1Digging Up the Past Lesson 1 Early Gatherers and Hunters Lesson 2 Early Farmers Lesson 3 Developing Cultures
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the long period of time before people developed systems of writing and written language.
the study of past cultures through the things that remain such as buildings, tools, or pottery.
people interested in finding and analyzing ancient artifacts.
objects made by people long ago including tools, weapons, jewelry, and pottery.
What do artifacts tell us about ancient people?
They tell us how they hunted and lived.
sharpened stones, bone needles for sewing, cords and knots to help build shelter
Scientists used what to conclude that early peoples lived in East Africa nearly 3.5 million years ago.
Early peoples who lived in East Africa nearly 3.5 million years ago migrated to
Europe and Asia.
Archaeologists found a variety of human-made objects near
Clovis, New Mexico.
A time when glaciers covered vast areas
Land bridge that stretched from Asia to North America.
Beringia stretched for how many miles?
After the Ice Age, temperatures rose and land became available for
plant growth and animal grazing.
Beringia is now called
the Bering Strait.
How do archaeologists believed people migrated to America and why?
They were following the animals to hunt for food.
Archaeologist found artifacts from a band of hunter-gatherers dating 12,500 years ago in
Monte Verde, Chili in South America.
Why was the discovery of found artifacts from a band of hunter-gatherers dating 12,500 years ago important?
The discovery artifacts meant that the first Americans entered America 1,000 years before the scientists thought they did.
village where artifacts were discovered that helped archaeologists learn about the stone age
The Stone Age
a period of time where humans relied primarily ons tone tools
What two periods are the Stone Age divided into?
Old Stone Age and New Stone Age
Old Stone Age lasted from when?
3.5 million years ago to about 10,000 years ago
In the Old Stone Age humans relied on what kind of tools?
pebble or stone tools as well as hand axes
What else proved to be a particularly useful material in the Old Stone Age?
The New Stone age began when and lasted until when?
began roughly 10,000 years ago until 5,000 years ago
In the New Stone Age humans made great improvements in what in a short time?
The beginning of the New Stone Age was marked by new techniques in stoneworking. What kind of tools then came into widespread use?
When did the New Stone Age end?
when humans discovered metals and metalworking
the way in which humans produce the items they use
As archaeologists examine a site, they are careful to look for any signs of what?
why is it difficult to harvest wild plants?
The seeds scatter too much
a site where archaeologists dig up
Humans began to do what to dogs, cats, cattle, and sheep?
Domestic animals differ from wild animals in that their what depends on whom and they devolp traits tat are not found in the wild?
survival on humans
Sheep were domesticated to be used for what and cattle for what?
wool; milk, meat & shelter
the raising of plants and animals for human use
orses and other animals, such as what and what, were domesticated for transporting people and goods?
donkeys & camels
Insects, including what and what were domesticated for silk cloth and honey?
bees & silkworms
Skara Brae was like a typical stone age village that housed about how many people?
Who were the villages food producers that raised surplus food?
farmers & herders,
division of people based on different types of work
the average weather condition of places over a long span of time
to date a living thing based on what happened to the carbon over time
important details about the Ice Man
a body found in the snow by two German tourists; he had an ax with a copper blade that told archaeologists that he lived during the New Stone Age
people who traveled from place to place
the technology, customs, beliefs, and artof an individual or group
the study of how people have developed and lived in cultural groups
a surface feature such a a valley, plain, hill, or mountain.
the study of the relationship between physical features, climate, and people
Late Stone Age
the end of the New Stone Age
Corn, beans, and squash became the most important crops and were known as
the Three Sisters
In Europe, the variety of landforms, climates, and soil produced many
The picture we have of the many stone age European cultures rests primarily on the technology and other what those cultures left behind?
A wealth of information can be found in pictures drawn by what people themselves?
in southern France were cave art from about 17,000 years ago is protected deep in the ground from the damp climate
What reveals that the artists lived with and hunted horses, bison, mammoth, deer and occasionally panthers and rhinoceroses?
Paints were made by mixing the ground rock with what 2 things?
saliva or animal fat
Who was Randall White?
researcher studying cave paintings in south France
The caves served as places for what two rites?
spiritual and hunting
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