early Human migration & farming

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migrate
to move to a new place
ice ages
long periods of freezing weather that ended about 10,000 years ago.
land bridge
a strip of land connecting two continents allowed Stone Age people to migrate around the world.
Mesolithic Era
Middle Stone Age - started more than 10,000 years ago to about 5,000 years ago in some place
Neolithic Era
New Stone Age began as early as 10,000 years ago in Southwest Asia. People polished stones, made fire, had metal tools and produced food. Ended in Egypt and SW Asia about 5,000 years ago.
domestication
the process of changing plants and animals to make them more useful to humans
agriculture
the domestication of animals and plants led to farming
megaliths
huge stone monuments used as sites for religious gatherings.