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Unit 1a Pre-History
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government and ruling concerns: the legal system, war, law-making and constitutions, war, and how power is gained, maintained and lost.
the scarcity of natural, human, capital resources, and the decisions of how they are used to produce goods
The ultimate questions humanity asks like who or what created us? What is the purpose of life? Includes religious, moral, and ethical issues answering questions like what is good and what is bad?
Issues pertaining to groups like family and social class. They tend to divide societies such as race, gender, religion, ethnicity, laws, literacy, and education.
This includes philosophers, ideas and the teaching and learning of these ideas in formal and informal educational settings.
Human creativity and the expression of a community's beliefs, values and culture.
tools and devices that humans have invented.
Frame of Reference
The position of which something is observed. point of view, bias, perspective
A system of writing with wedge-shaped symbols, invented by the Sumerians around 3000 B.C.
A form of trade in which people exchange goods or services without the use of money
A belief in many gods
A political unit in which a number of peoples or countries are controlled by a single government
use of fire
Humanoids controlled fire c. 500,000 BC
the act of moving from one place to settle in another.
Farming and Domestication of Animals 10,000 BC - 3,000 BC
Specialization of Labor
Workers specialize at a task in the production process at which they are most efficient
Hunter - Gatherer
A member of a nomadic group whose food supply depends on hunting animals and collecting plant foods.
Domestication Of Animals
The taming and breeding of animals
A human-made object, such as a tool, weapon, or piece of jewelry.
the ability to make ones own decisions, ability to do good or evil
professional record keepers
the customs, arts, social institutions, and achievements of a particular nation, people, or other social group.
30,000-3,00 B.C.E Sedentary way of living developed; plow and domestication of animals
God's bringing forth the universe and all its inhabitants into being out of nothing
The period of time before Writing was invented c. 3,000 BC
Old Stone Age 500,000 BC to 10,000 BC
cities, specialized workers, complex institutions, record keeping, and advanced technology
a skilled worker, such as a weaver, a potter, jewelry maker etc.
a long-lasting pattern of organization in a community
a narrative of what has happened in the past.
possesses a rational intellect, free will, and is social
When humans are growing in mind, body, and soul
3 variables of history
People, Time, Location
A member of a group that has no permanent home, wandering from place to place in search of food and water
government, laws, religion, and economy - they organized, united, and helped civilizations to prosper
The time when human beings first domesticated plants and animals and no longer relied entirely on hunting and gathering
Study of the origins and development of humans and their societies
Code of Hammurabi
Strict laws drawn up by Babylonian king Hammurabi c. 1800 BC, the earliest legal code. It is in the Louvre in Paris.
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