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Honors Early World History Quiz #2

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nomads
group of early humans, constantly shifting locations, and moving from place to place
sedentary
group of humans, which settled in one place
Neolithic Revolution
Slow and gradual shift from hunting and gathering to the rise of Agriculture, which caused many important changes.
Slash and Burn
Method used in agriculture, which consisted in burning down pieces of land for land, and coming back several years afterwards when the soil was fertile.
Domestication
the taming of animals for human use, such as work or as food
Surplus
the "extra" or bonus of something
Institutions
organizations where governmental power is exercised, (occurred only in major civilizations)
scribes
people trained to write using the earliest forms of writing before literacy was widespread
Cuneiform
earliest form of writing, developed in Mesopotamia
Civilization
a society in an advanced state of social development. With established Institutions and a high level of culture, science, industry and government
Bronze Age
a period in history of mankind, following the Stone Age and preceding the Iron Age, during which bronze and other metallic weapons and tools where created
City States
a sovereign state consisting of an autonomous city with its dependencies
Art
people created _____ to express feelings and emotions, with religious and instructing purposes, as well as a way to record
Caves
place where first paintings where drawn
France
place of existence for the Caves of Lascaux, which date from 15,000 to 13,000 B.C.E.
two boys
who discovered the Caves of Lascaux?
animals
the Caves of Lascaux were famous for their paintings of various _____
Algeria
place of existence for "Tassili Najer", old paintings which date to 6,000 B.C.E
women and children
The "Tassili Najer" paintings are famous for depicting _________ and __________
Argentina
place of existence for "Cueva de las Manos", which dates to roughly 9,000 years
Australia
place of existence for "Kakadu" aboriginal Art, (this civilization exists to date, and has refused anthropologists the entrance to their sacred art) which dates to 20,000 years ago to earlier times
hunting, animals, and supernatural characters
The "Kakadu" paintings mostly depict ______ , __________ and ________
Venus of Willendorf
Fertility symbol, ancient sculpture of nude women in exaggerated form, discovered in Willendorf, Austria ( hint: Ms Vantilborg traveled to Willendorf, but didn't see it because it had been moved to a museum in Vienna )
22,000 B.C.E
Date that the Venus of Willendorf dates to
Caves of Lascaux
pice of Paleolithic Art that dates to arround 15,000 to 13,000 B.C.E
Tassili Najer
pice of Paleolithic Art that dates to 6,000 B.C.E
Kakadu
pice of Paleolithic Art that dates to 20,000 years ago
Cueva de las Manos
pice of Paleolithic Art that dates to roughly 9,000 years ago
Caribbean Sea
South China Sea
Mediterranean Sea
Arabian Sea
Black Sea
--No photo found for this Sea, sorry--
#12 in the Map Mis Vantilborg gave us
Red Sea
--No photo found for this Sea, sorry--
#13 in the Map Mis Vantilborg gave us
Caspian Sea
Sea surrounded in all sides by land, in between Russia, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, and Iran

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