the distance north or south of the equator
the distance east or west of the prime meridian
long period of time before people invented systems or writing
the study of development of people and their societies
the way of life of a society that is handed down from one generation to another
the study of people, past and cultures
objects made by human beings
tools and skills people used to meet their basic needs
people who study how people lived in the past
people who moved from place to place following game animals and ripening fruit
the belief that spirits and forces may reside in animals, objects or dreams
to tame animals
the earliest period of ancient history
a new period where farming began
a complex, highly organized social order
the belief in many gods
skilled craft workers
simple drawing that looked like the object it represented
specially trained people who knew how to read and write
a political unit that included a city and its surrounding lands and villages
a group of states or territories controlled by one ruler
nomadic herders that tended cattle
the spread of ideas, customs, and technologies from one people to another
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