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world history ch 1 sec 1-2
a people's unique way of life
humans that could walk upright, such as australopithecines
old stone age 2.5 million to 8,000 BC
species name for modern humans
highly mobile people who moved from place to place foraging for new sources of food
nomadic groups whose food supply depends on hunting animals and gathering plant foods
agricultural revolution; far-reaching changes in human life resulting from the beginnings of farming
when farmers cut trees or grasses and burned them to clear a field
taming of animals
4-1 million BC, found in southern and eastern africa, brain size 500 cm3, 1st humanlike creature to walk upright
2.5-1.5 million BC, found in east africa, brain size 700 cm3, 1st to make stone tools
1.6 million-30,000 BC, found in africa, asia and europe, brain size 1,000 cm3
200,000-30,000 BC, found in europe and southwest asia, brain size 1,450 cm3, 1st to have ritual burials
40,000-8,000 BC, found in europe, brain size 1,400 cm3, fully modern humans, created art