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world History chapter 1

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Nomad
People who moved from place to place in search of food. they followed the food
hunter-gatherer
Groups that relied on hunting animals and gathering plants for food
neolithic revolution
when farming became very popular. it changed human lif
slash and burn farming
To clear a field the groups would cut down and burn trees to create space for farming
domestication
the taming of wild animals
The five things that changed the way we live
Invention, innovation, technology,discovery, research and development
pangea
a theory which states that the 7 continents were once one super continent
civilization
a complez culture with advanced cities, specialized workers, complex institutions, record keeping, and advanced technologies
specialization
the develpment of skills in a specific kind of work
artisans
skilled workers who made goods by hand
institution
a long lasting pattern of orginization in a community
scribes
professional record keepers
cuneiform
a system of writing, meaning wedge shaped
bronze age
the time when people started using bronze to make weapons
barter
a way of trading goods and services with out money
ziggurat
a pyramid shaped mounument on Ur meaning mountain of God
homo sapiens
human beings
culture
a specific way of living
B.C
time phrase that means before christ
A.D.
anno domini meaning in the year of our lord. anything that happened after the death of jesus
B.C.E
before common era. before Christ A.D