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WHI.2 Paleolithic and Neolithic Era
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moved from place to place in search of food and shelter
People whose survival depended on the availability of wild plants and animals; they were limited by their environment
called the old stone age (from 10,000 to 2.5 million years ago); characterized by: nomadic lifestyle, small clans, simple tools & weapons made of rock, fire, oral language, cave art
the New Stone Age; characterized by: permanent villages, domesticated plants & animals, pottery, woven fabrics, more advanced tools & weapons
The time when human beings first domesticated plants and animals and no longer relied entirely on hunting and gathering
the period of time before the development of writing
a scientist who studies past cultures by locating and analyzing human remains, settlements, fossils, and artifacts
objects that people in the past made or used that tell archaeologists about a society's culture
A society's knowledge, art, beliefs, customs, and values.
a scientific method used to determine the age of organic (or living) fossils
a structure found by scientist in England is believed to have been built in the Neolithic Age and Bronze Age; probably served as a calendar or religious site.
Aleppo and Jericho
early cities in the Fertile Crescent studied by archaeologists
Neolithic settlement in Anatolia, Turkey; the oldest and best preserved Neolithic settlement
Origin of Humans
Humans originated in Eastern Africa between 100,000 and 400,000 years ago
Why did early humans migrate?
Early humans moved from place to place in search of food and shelter.
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