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10 terms

Ch, 1 Sect. 1 Terms

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prehistory
the time before the invention of writing
historians
scholars who study and write about the historical past
artifacts
objects made by humans
anthropology
the study of the origins and development of people and their societies
culture
the way of life of a society, including it's beliefs, values, and practices
archaeology
the study of past people and cultures through their material remains
Mary and Louis Leakey
anthropologists who searched for clues to the human past in Olduvai Gorge in Tanzania (found Laetoli footprints, early hominid remains, early tools)
Olduvai Gorge
a gorge in northeastern Tanzania where anthropologists have found some of the earliest human remains
technology
tools people use to meet their basic needs and wants
Donald Johanson
Anthropologist who found bones that all belonged to one skeleton which he named Lucy,were 3 million years old; she was 4' tall and had walked on 2 legs.