SOL Vocabulary 1-20
Early man who emerged in Africa between 100,000 and 400,000 years ago.
Interelated groups that survived by following and finding food.
Wandering lifestyle following food and water.
Items such as sticks or rocks used to accomplish work.
Interrelated groups of people.
Era characterized by living in clans, oral language, use of fire, cave art, and simple tools.
Man made objects used by archaeologists to determine how earlier peoples lived.
Era characterized by development of agriculture, domesticated plants and animals, complex tools, pottery, and weaving.
Living in one place and raising food.
Domestication of plants and animals
The taming of plants and animals.
Tools that require reshaping or combining parts to complete work
Person who analyzes artifacts and fossils to determine past human events.
Animal and plant matter which has been preserved in nature.
METHOD OF TELLING THE APPROXIMATE AGE OF AN ARTIFACT OR FOSSIL.
15. GIANT CIRCLES OF STONE IN ENGLAND PROBABLY USED FOR RELIGIOUS CEREMONIES
SHIFT FROM HUNTER/GATHERER SOCIETIES TO SETTLED AGRICULTURE.
TOOL AGE FOLLOWING THE STONE AGE.
CRADLE OF CIVILIZATION
TERM DESCRIBING RIVERS VALLEYS AS THE BEGINNING OF CIVILIZATION.
BELIEF IN MORE THAN ONE GOD.
THE WAY IN WHICH PEOPLE LIVE INCLUDING ART, SCIENCE, AND GOVERNMENT.