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15 terms
Human Prehistory
nomad
old stone age
specialiation
surplus
people who move from place to place in search of food, water…
Period of human prehistory that lasted until 12,000 years ago…
Training to do a particular type of work
An extra supply of something, such as crops, that are not nee…
nomad
people who move from place to place in search of food, water…
old stone age
Period of human prehistory that lasted until 12,000 years ago…
8 terms
Human prehistory
Diaspora
Migration
Exodus
Civilization
Mass exodus
Movement from one part to another
Mass departure of people especially emigrants
Societies rely ons sedentary agriculture, produce surplus foo…
Diaspora
Mass exodus
Migration
Movement from one part to another
Human Prehistory
Sahelanthropus Tchadensis
Orrorin Tugenensis
Ardipithicus Ramidus
Australopithecus Anamensis
-Chad, Central Africa... -6.8-7.2 MYA... -prognathic face, foramen…
-Tugen hills of Kenya... -6 MYA... -bipedal... -arboreal adaptations... -…
-Middle Awish, Ethiopia... -5.4-4.4 MYA... -bipedal... -lived in woode…
-Kanapoi and Alia Bay, Kenya... -3.0-4.2 MYA... -brain size is unkn…
Sahelanthropus Tchadensis
-Chad, Central Africa... -6.8-7.2 MYA... -prognathic face, foramen…
Orrorin Tugenensis
-Tugen hills of Kenya... -6 MYA... -bipedal... -arboreal adaptations... -…
9 terms
Humanities Prehistory
Prehistory
Archeologist
Anthropologist
Artifact
The long period before writing was invented.
scientists who study the lives of early people by analyzing o…
scientists who study the way people organized societies
an object that is made by human beings
Prehistory
The long period before writing was invented.
Archeologist
scientists who study the lives of early people by analyzing o…
30 terms
Human prehistory
Archeology
Bronze age
City-state
Cultural diffusion
The branch of anthropology that studies prehistoruc people an…
From 4000 to 3000 BCE; increased use of plow, metal working,…
A small independent state consisting of an urban center and t…
Spread of ideas and material culture, especially if these occ…
Archeology
The branch of anthropology that studies prehistoruc people an…
Bronze age
From 4000 to 3000 BCE; increased use of plow, metal working,…
9 terms
Human Prehistory
Lucy
Homo Erectus
Homo Habilis
Neanderthals
The nickname of a female skeleton of a fossil hominid found i…
An extinct species of hominid that lived throughout most of t…
Homo habilis is a species alive during the Gelasian and early…
These robust hominids lived in Europe and Asia, and are most…
Lucy
The nickname of a female skeleton of a fossil hominid found i…
Homo Erectus
An extinct species of hominid that lived throughout most of t…
10 terms
Prehistory humanities
Paleolithic
mesolithic
neolithic
hunting theory
stone hedge age, Earliest human ancestors appear, First evide…
TRANSITIONAL PERIOD, From hunter-gatherer to farmer-herder, F…
Shift Complete, start of civilization
cave paintings serve as part of hunting ritual, or creatures…
Paleolithic
stone hedge age, Earliest human ancestors appear, First evide…
mesolithic
TRANSITIONAL PERIOD, From hunter-gatherer to farmer-herder, F…
17 terms
prehistory humanities
escarpments
Great Rift Valley
cataracts
semiarid climate
a long, steep slope, especially one at the edge of a plateau…
a large system of rift valleys in eastern Africa and the Midd…
...
...
escarpments
a long, steep slope, especially one at the edge of a plateau…
Great Rift Valley
a large system of rift valleys in eastern Africa and the Midd…
13 terms
Humanities PREHISTORY
Prehistory
Artifact
Anthropology
Archaeology
The period before writing was deveolped
Tools, pottery, buildings, and other items left behind by ear…
The study of human life and culture based on artifacts and hu…
The study of past societies through an analysis of the times…
Prehistory
The period before writing was deveolped
Artifact
Tools, pottery, buildings, and other items left behind by ear…
12 terms
Humanities prehistory
Prehistory
Archaeology
Anthropology
Artifact
The period of time before written records
The study of the ancient and recent human past through materi…
The study of humankind
An object made by a human being, typically an item of cultura…
Prehistory
The period of time before written records
Archaeology
The study of the ancient and recent human past through materi…
43 terms
Humanities Prehistory
Escarpments
Great Rift Valley
Cataracts
Tropical Wet Climate
a long, steep slope, especially one at the edge of a plateau…
The Great Rift Valley is part of an intra-continental ridge s…
The cataracts are sections where the river tumbles over rocks…
A tropical climate is a climate typically found within the Tr…
Escarpments
a long, steep slope, especially one at the edge of a plateau…
Great Rift Valley
The Great Rift Valley is part of an intra-continental ridge s…
19 terms
Prehistory and Early Human history
Paleolithic Period
Mary Leakley
Homo Sapien Sapiens
Natural Selection
old stone age
Anthropologist that searched for clues of the human past
most modern scientific name for humans
A process in which individuals that have certain inherited tr…
Paleolithic Period
old stone age
Mary Leakley
Anthropologist that searched for clues of the human past
16 terms
Archaeology and Human Prehistory Definitions
Culture
Hunter/gatherer
Tool
Artifact
The knowledge, belief, customs, and values of a group of people
People who hunt animals and gather wild plants, seeds, fruits…
An object that has been modified to help a person accomplish…
An object created and used by humans
Culture
The knowledge, belief, customs, and values of a group of people
Hunter/gatherer
People who hunt animals and gather wild plants, seeds, fruits…
Humanities: Prehistory and Mesopotamia
Apollo 11 stones
Hall of Bulls
Venus of Willendorf
Camelid Sacrum in the shape of a canine
25,500-25,300 BCE... charcoal on stone... trying to communicate way…
Lascaux Caves... 15,000-13,000 BCE... pigment on rock... facial featur…
25,000-20,000 BCE... defined reproductive organs- fertility tote…
14,000-7,000 BCE... Mexico... bone from animals for ritual- goat... sp…
Apollo 11 stones
25,500-25,300 BCE... charcoal on stone... trying to communicate way…
Hall of Bulls
Lascaux Caves... 15,000-13,000 BCE... pigment on rock... facial featur…
61 terms
Human Prehistory Final Exam
Strepsirhines
Haplorhines
Tarsiers
Platyrrhines
Known as "lesser primates"; includes lemurs, lorises, galagos…
Tarsiers, tend to have larger brains and more sexually dimorp…
Only found in Asia. Have large eyes to gather light at night…
"New world primates"; broad-nosed, 2.1.3.3 dental formula, SO…
Strepsirhines
Known as "lesser primates"; includes lemurs, lorises, galagos…
Haplorhines
Tarsiers, tend to have larger brains and more sexually dimorp…
17 terms
Prehistory and Early Humans
Anthropologist
Archaeologist
Artifact
Fossil
Focus on human society. They study how humans developed and h…
Hunt for evidence buried in the ground where settlements migh…
Weapons, tools and other things made by humans.
Traces of plants or animals that have been preserved in rock.
Anthropologist
Focus on human society. They study how humans developed and h…
Archaeologist
Hunt for evidence buried in the ground where settlements migh…
24 terms
Human prehistory to the early civilization
Pastoral nomadism
Laozi
Legalism
The Vedas
nomadism. Pastoral nomads, who depend on domesticated livesto…
Laozi (also Lao-Tzu /ˈlaʊˈdzʌ/ or Lao-Tze, Chinese: 老子; pinyi…
excessive adherence to law or formula.... THEOLOGY... dependence on…
the most ancient Hindu scriptures, written in early Sanskrit…
Pastoral nomadism
nomadism. Pastoral nomads, who depend on domesticated livesto…
Laozi
Laozi (also Lao-Tzu /ˈlaʊˈdzʌ/ or Lao-Tze, Chinese: 老子; pinyi…
17 terms
Human Prehistory Final (Hominins)
Sahelanthropus tchadensis
Orrorin tugenensis
Ardipithecus ramidus
Australopithecus anamensis
6.8-7.2mya... Chad, Central Africa... Less prognathic face, large b…
6MA... Tugen Hills, Kenya... bipedal, femur indicates bipedal
4.4-5.5ma... Middle Awash River, Ethiopia... illiac flare of pelvis…
3.9-4.2mya... Kanapoi Allia Bay, Kenya... prognathic face... diastema…
Sahelanthropus tchadensis
6.8-7.2mya... Chad, Central Africa... Less prognathic face, large b…
Orrorin tugenensis
6MA... Tugen Hills, Kenya... bipedal, femur indicates bipedal
29 terms
Adv humanities -prehistory and Mesopotamia
Apollo 11 Stones (25,500 BCE)... Prehistory
Great Hall of the Bulls (15,000 BCE)... P…
Camelid sacrum in the shape of a canin…
Running horned woman (6,000 BCE)... Prehi…
Apollo 11 Stones (25,500 BCE)... Prehistory
Great Hall of the Bulls (15,000 BCE)... P…
9 terms
Human Prehistory to the Early Civilizations
Mesopotamia
Kericho
Shang Dynasty
Catal Huyuk
Mesopotamia: a region between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers…
Jericho: a city located near the Jordan River in the West Bank.
Shang dynasty: The first dynasty in China. Rulers and their r…
Catal Huyuk: a very large Neolithic and Chalcolithic proto-ci…
Mesopotamia
Mesopotamia: a region between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers…
Kericho
Jericho: a city located near the Jordan River in the West Bank.
8 terms
Prehistory: Early Humans
Neanderthal
Neanderthal
Homo erectus
Homo habilis
first to believe in life after death
first to have burial ceremonies
first to walk upright
homes were in trees
Neanderthal
first to believe in life after death
Neanderthal
first to have burial ceremonies
18 terms
Introduction to history and human prehistory
B.C.E.
C.E.
Aspects of civilization (GRAPES)
Primary Source
Before the common era
Common Era
Geography, Religion, Achievements, Politics, Economics, Social
a source by a person who was at or witness to the event
B.C.E.
Before the common era
C.E.
Common Era
12 terms
Early Humans/Prehistory
Fossil
Artifact
Prehistory
Nomad
the remains of living things
the remains of not living things, things made by hand
the time period before written records
someone who roams from place to place with no home. Usually r…
Fossil
the remains of living things
Artifact
the remains of not living things, things made by hand
12 terms
Early Humans/Prehistory
Fossil
Artifact
Prehistory
Nomad
the remains of living things
the remains of not living things, things made by hand
the time period before written records
someone who roams from place to place with no home. Usually r…
Fossil
the remains of living things
Artifact
the remains of not living things, things made by hand
25 terms
Prehistory and the Rise of Human Civilizations
History
Ethnocentrism
Primary Source
Secondary Source
anything and everything that has taken place in the past
the judging of other cultures by the standards of one's own c…
firsthand account from a period in history
descriptions/interpretations of events written after the even…
History
anything and everything that has taken place in the past
Ethnocentrism
the judging of other cultures by the standards of one's own c…
Early Humans/Prehistory
Fossil
Artifact
Prehistory
Nomad
the remains of living things
the remains of not living things, things made by hand
the time period before written records
someone who roams from place to place with no home. Usually r…
Fossil
the remains of living things
Artifact
the remains of not living things, things made by hand
12 terms
Early Humans/Prehistory
Fossil
Artifact
Prehistory
Nomad
the remains of living things
the remains of not living things, things made by hand
the time period before written records
someone who roams from place to place with no home. Usually r…
Fossil
the remains of living things
Artifact
the remains of not living things, things made by hand
49 terms
Human prehistory 2
Evoultion
Pre Darwin believed
Emerging views
Geology
Descent from a common anxestor with modification
Young earth, divinely created species immutable species
Old earth, earths surface changed over time, plants and anima…
Study of earth
Evoultion
Descent from a common anxestor with modification
Pre Darwin believed
Young earth, divinely created species immutable species
42 terms
Honors Humanities Vocab-Prehistory
escarpments
Great Rift Valley
cataracts
tropical wet climate
steep, jagged slopes or cliffs
the steep crack that runs down the eastern coast of Africa
rapids along a river, such as those along the Nile in Egypt
Climate with hot temperatures and heavy rainfall year-round
escarpments
steep, jagged slopes or cliffs
Great Rift Valley
the steep crack that runs down the eastern coast of Africa
13 terms
prehistory and early humans
archaeology
artifacts
anthropology
fossils
the study of the past societies through an analysis what peop…
things that people left behind they include: tools and weapon…
the study of human life an culture
the remains of ancient plants and animals
archaeology
the study of the past societies through an analysis what peop…
artifacts
things that people left behind they include: tools and weapon…
30 terms
Adv humanities -prehistory and Mesopotamia
Apollo 11 Stones (25,500 BCE)... Prehisto…
Great Hall of the Bulls (15,000 BCE)... P…
Camelid sacrum in the shape of a canin…
Running horned woman (6,000 BCE)... Prehi…
Apollo 11 Stones (25,500 BCE)... Prehisto…
Great Hall of the Bulls (15,000 BCE)... P…
19 terms
Archaeology: Prehistory and Human Culture
culture
context
provenience
relative date
A uniquely human means of non-biological adaptation based on…
The association and relationships between archaeological obje…
The place of origin for archaeological materials, including l…
Earlier or later than something else.
culture
A uniquely human means of non-biological adaptation based on…
context
The association and relationships between archaeological obje…
23 terms
Human Prehistory Exam 2
Directional Selection
Stabilizing Selection
Disruptive Selection
Trisomy
Extreme phenotype is favored
Diversity increases, population stabilizes
Extreme values favored, 2 distinct groups
Extra copy of chromosome
Directional Selection
Extreme phenotype is favored
Stabilizing Selection
Diversity increases, population stabilizes
33 terms
Human Prehistory Final
Sahelanthropus tchadensis
Orrorin tugenensis
Ardipithecus ramidus
Australopithecus anamensis
Chad, Africa... 7.2-6.8 mya (Miocene)... Foramen magnum points down…
Kenya, in the Tugen Hills ... 6 mya... 13 fossils and at least 5 in…
Ethiopia (Awash river)... 5.4-4.4 mya ... Opposable first toe, flar…
"Southern Ape" ... 4.4-3.9 mya ... Lake Turkana, Kenya... Sloping back…
Sahelanthropus tchadensis
Chad, Africa... 7.2-6.8 mya (Miocene)... Foramen magnum points down…
Orrorin tugenensis
Kenya, in the Tugen Hills ... 6 mya... 13 fossils and at least 5 in…
141 terms
Human Prehistory Final
Middle Pleistocene
Late Pleistocene
Middle Paleolithic
Upper Paleolithic
The portion of the Pleistocene epoch beginning 780,000 ya and…
the portion of Pleistocene epoch beginning 125,000 ya and end…
Cultural period that began about 200,000 ya and ended around…
Cultural period beginning roughly 40,000-30,000 ya and ending…
Middle Pleistocene
The portion of the Pleistocene epoch beginning 780,000 ya and…
Late Pleistocene
the portion of Pleistocene epoch beginning 125,000 ya and end…
15 terms
From Human Prehistory to early Civilizations
(750,000 BCE - 10,000 B.C.E.) Old Ston…
A species of the creatures Hominid who…
"Neo"means new, was a change from hunt…
A mixture of copper and tin
Paleolithic Age
Homo Sapiens
Neolithic
Bronze
(750,000 BCE - 10,000 B.C.E.) Old Ston…
Paleolithic Age
A species of the creatures Hominid who…
Homo Sapiens
Human Prehistory Final
What is a hominin?
location and traits of first primate
adapids and omomyids
gigantopithecus
humans and human-like ancestors ... -large calcaneus: heel... -bico…
plesiadapiforms: may have been first primates ... -lacked postor…
adapids: euprimates of the Eocene that were likely ancestors…
-up to 700lbs or larger... -east asia... - 8 million to 500,000 ya…
What is a hominin?
humans and human-like ancestors ... -large calcaneus: heel... -bico…
location and traits of first primate
plesiadapiforms: may have been first primates ... -lacked postor…
Human Prehistory Exam 2
Deme
Gene pool
Species
reproductive isolation
local population that interbreeds
all genetic info in a breeding population
groups re-productively isolated organisms
any circumstance that prevents species from interbreeding (su…
Deme
local population that interbreeds
Gene pool
all genetic info in a breeding population
55 terms
BECOMING: HUMAN PREHISTORY
ancient cosmologies
creation story
geocentric
scientific theory
had myths of how the world came about
every culture has their own story; nomatic
"earth centered" universe remained belief of christian church…
charles darwin
ancient cosmologies
had myths of how the world came about
creation story
every culture has their own story; nomatic
28 terms
Human Prehistory and Early History
2.5 million years
Polar regions
Violence, dependence of babies, back p…
Opposable thumbs, sexual drive, being…
Humans have been around for approximately how long?
What is the only landmass humans didn't spread to?
What are some drawbacks significant to humans?
What are some human advantages?
2.5 million years
Humans have been around for approximately how long?
Polar regions
What is the only landmass humans didn't spread to?
10 terms
Human Prehistory | Neolithic Age
Duration
Agriculture
Agriculture: Growth
Agriculture: Problems
:: 8000~5000 BCE
- After Ice Age, too many people = less food... - Large mammals…
:: First developed in M East and Black Sea 10,000 BCE... - Barle…
- More work... - Concentrated populations... - Spread disease
Duration
:: 8000~5000 BCE
Agriculture
- After Ice Age, too many people = less food... - Large mammals…
30 terms
Human Prehistory Study Guide
Types of Remains
Types of Fossils
prehistory
history
Human, animal, artifacts
Actual, Imprints, Petrified
time before drawing and writing
written and other recorded events people
Types of Remains
Human, animal, artifacts
Types of Fossils
Actual, Imprints, Petrified
35 terms
Human Prehistory exam 3
What are mutations?
What's a benefit of mutations?
What is gene flow?
What is inbreeding?
Errors in copying genes or chromosomes
Only source of new genetic variation
Introduction of new members into the breeding pool
Breeding within your population
What are mutations?
Errors in copying genes or chromosomes
What's a benefit of mutations?
Only source of new genetic variation
73 terms
Human Prehistory and the Classical Period
First humans
Beginings of agriculture
Neolithic Revolution
Changes due to agriculture
hunter/ gatherers 2.5 million years ago
10,000 B.C.E.... Based on improved tools during the New Stone (N…
development of hunting skills... adaptation of those skills to c…
sedentary life and larger settlements... more complex social str…
First humans
hunter/ gatherers 2.5 million years ago
Beginings of agriculture
10,000 B.C.E.... Based on improved tools during the New Stone (N…
10 terms
1. Prehistory and Early Humans
Archaeology
Artifacts
Anthropology
Hominid
The study of past societies by looking at and analyzing artif…
Objects made by earlier humans - examples include tools, weap…
The study of human life and culture
A humanlike creature that walked upright - earliest ones live…
Archaeology
The study of past societies by looking at and analyzing artif…
Artifacts
Objects made by earlier humans - examples include tools, weap…
26 terms
Human Beginnings: Prehistory
B.C.
A.D.
B.C.E.
C.E.
Before Christ
Anno Domini "In the year of our lord"
Before the Common Era
Common Era
B.C.
Before Christ
A.D.
Anno Domini "In the year of our lord"
45 terms
Honors Humanities Prehistory Vocabulary
Escarpments
Great Rift Valley
Cataracts
Tropical Wet Climate
A steep slope or cliff at the edge of a plateau or ridge usua…
In Southwestern Asia and Eastern Africa, from the Jordan Rive…
A large waterfall
Around the equator
Escarpments
A steep slope or cliff at the edge of a plateau or ridge usua…
Great Rift Valley
In Southwestern Asia and Eastern Africa, from the Jordan Rive…
17 terms
Humanities Prehistory Quiz Vocab
Australopithecines
Homo habilis
Homo erectus
Homo heidelbergensis
The first known early humans.... Context: Lucy was an australopi…
Handy Human... Context: Homo habilis made tools.
Made tools. Larger brain.... Context: Homo erectus hunted elepha…
Our brain size. Bigger face.... Context: A Homo heidelbergensis…
Australopithecines
The first known early humans.... Context: Lucy was an australopi…
Homo habilis
Handy Human... Context: Homo habilis made tools.
25 terms
Human prehistory to early civilizations
Prehistory
Paleolithic
Paleolithic era
Characteristics of Paleolithic age
3 million yrs to 3000 BC
3 million/10,000BC; use of fire;1st human species; old Stone…
Time before people developed stationary civilizations and set…
Simple tools; controlled use of fire for cooking; population…
Prehistory
3 million yrs to 3000 BC
Paleolithic
3 million/10,000BC; use of fire;1st human species; old Stone…
27 terms
Prehistory and the rise of human civilizations
history
ethnocentrism
primary sources
legal documents, journals, artifacts,…
an event that has occurred in the past that is significant to…
evaluations of other cultures according to preconceptions ori…
first hand historical accounts/info (from the original period…
examples of primary sources
history
an event that has occurred in the past that is significant to…
ethnocentrism
evaluations of other cultures according to preconceptions ori…
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