Prehistory: Events That Happened Before Written History
Hunter Gatherers to Farmers
Prehistory: Events that happened before written history
A.C.E and B.C.E: Before the Common Era and After the Common Era. This is used instead of B.C. (Before Christ) and A.D. (Anno Domini-In the Year of our Lord) for religious reasons.
Oral Tradition: Cultural material and tradition that is said orally from one generation to another
Hominid:Human like creatures that are bipedal or walking on two feet
Migration: Moving from one place to another
Irrigation:Moving water to the land or soil for agriculture.
- Family of human like creatures are called Hominids
- Term that is used to refer to the birth of Jesus, but is no longer used in books today is called A.C.E or after the Common Era.
- Irrigation:To bring water for crops using pipes or ditches.
- Migration:When people move from one place to another.
- Pre-historyAny period that is before the written word.
- Oral History:History that is told by one person to the next word of mouth is.
- The five themes of geography are
- Human-Environment Interaction,
- Movement and Region.
- Artifacts:Items made by Humans
- Hominids: in order of existence
- Cro Magnon
- Ice Age: A period where the earth and some land were covered in ice
- Land Bridge: Connection of land between Russia and Alaska during the Ice Age allowing Homo sapiens to enter North America.
- Herder: Person who is responsible to the caring of animals.
- Trade: Person who barter and trading material for survival in ancient times
- Division of Labor: The ability to do other types of work other than farming.
- Job Specializations: Having one expertise in a particular type of job.
- Hunter –Gatherers: Hominid who used tools to hunt animals and gather food.
- Nomad: People who travel from place to place to find food for their animals.
- Technology: the creation of materials by man for the betterment of their lives
- Religion: The belief of faith in a higher order in life.
- Agriculture: The science of farming and growing crops and rearing animals for human consumption.
- Slash and Burn: The burning of farmland to clear and fertilize the land.
- Bipedal: By walking Lucy could carry food.
- Homo Erectuswas able to stand up straight verses Lucy, or Homo Habalis.
- Water: When Early farming communities came together they needed a source of to survive
- Surplus:When early farmers grew more food that they needed it is called
- Domestication of Animals: Pertains to raising sheep, cows, pigs chickens goats horses ect.
- Religious beliefs: When archaeologists learn aboutdiscoveries about religious building or shrines.
- Domesticate crops: When people started to farm, they learned how toand grow them purposely, they stopped
- Wandering and gathering: When peopledid not hunt, but wandered from place to place gathering
- Survive together.When people started working together and creating villages and other people to
- Cave Painting:Ancient man created to show how they hunted, what they hunted, how they hunted and with what they hunted with.
- Latitude: Imaginary lines that divide the Earth North and South.
- Longitude:Imaginary line that divide the Earth East to West
- The Stone Ages are the following the Neolithic(New Stone Age), Mesolithic(Middle Stone Age) and Paleolithic (Old Stone Age)
- Agriculture Revolution: When Hunters and Gathers started to live on one place and farm this caused the.
- Paleolithic Age
- Homo-Habalis, Homo-Erectus, and Homo Sapiens Liver during this period
- Early humans lived as hunters and gatherers
- People used simple tools with single sharp edges to cut and chop
- Mesolithic Age:
- Mesolithic people developed needles and thread, harpoons, and spear throwers
- They began to control fire and develop language
- The specializes in hunting particular animals
- Developed grinding stone to prepare the vegetable they collected
- Neolithic Age:
- Only Homo Sapiens liver during this periods
- People learned to polish stone tools and make pottery
- They began to grow crops raise animals, and settle in villages
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