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Prehistory

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irrigation
supplying land with water through the network of canals
social class
a group of people having similar backgrounds, incomes (how much money someone makes) and ways of living
surplus
more then is needed
artisan
a worker who is especially skilled in crafting items by hand
civilization
a society that has cities, essential government run byofficial leaders and workers who specialize in various jobs
hominid
a modern human or a member of an earlier group that may have included ancestors or relatives of modern humans
stone age
a period of time during whitch hodminids made lasting tools and weapons mainly from stone. The earliest known period of prehistoric culture
nomad
a person who has no settled hame
domesticate
to adapt wild animals and to breed them for human use
history
written and other recorded events of people
prehistory
time before writing was invented
archaeologist
a scientist who examines objects to learn about human past
oral traditions
stories passed down by word of mouth
geography
the study of earths surface and the processes that shape it

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