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Year 7 Early Man
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the period of time before written records
The New Stone Age between 8000 and 5000 B.C.E.; period in which adaptation of sedentary agriculture occurred; domestication of plants and animals accomplished
The Middle Stone Age in which smaller and more complex tools were made; people found new uses for bone and stone tools such as hooks, fishing spears, and bows and arrows.
The old stone age 2.5 million - 8000 B.C. was known for the use of stone tools
wandering from place to place
a way of life that requires little movement or exercise
a movement of early humans settling down to farm around 8000 BCE, which allowed for the development of settlement and culture
Neolithic Revolution (Agricultural Revolution)
a system or organization in which people or groups are ranked one above the other according to status or authority.
Any of various animals that have been tamed and made fit for a human environment
the society, culture, and way of life of a particular area
A small blade of flaked stone used as a tool
an object, especially something very old of historical interest
Change in a kind of organism over time; process by which modern organisms have descended from ancient organisms.
A scientist who studies fossils
evidence, such as the original of a document, that by its nature does not suggest that better evidence is available.
Evidence consisting of copies of original documents and oral descriptions.
the arrangement of events or dates in the order of their occurrence
A scientist who examines objects to learn about the human past.
small ornamental statuette(very small statue)
The time when human beings first domesticated plants and animals and no longer relied entirely on hunting and gathering
an area of rich farmland in Southwest Asia where the first civilizations began
Nomadic groups whose food supply depends on hunting animals and collecting plant foods
The first settlement
The location of the first homo sapiens