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Ch 1 Les 1 Early Gatherers and Hunters

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prehistory
the long period of time before people developed systems of writing and written language
archaeology
a scientist who uncovers evidence, or proof, from the past archaeology.
archaeologist
the study of past cultures through the things that remain such as buildings, tools, or pottery .
artifact
an object made by people long ago
migrate
to move from one place to another
glacier
a huge ice sheet
Ice Age
a period of time when glaciers covered great stretches of land
Clovis
city in New Mexico near where archaeologists found many early human-made objects
Beringia
a prehistoric "land bridge" that once connected Asia and North America