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CHAPTER 1-1 HUMAN ORIGINS IN AFRICA

Vocabulary:

• artifact- remains
• culture- people’s unique way of life
• hominids- humans and other creatures that walk upright
•Paleolithic Age- earlier and longer part of the Stone Age
• Neolithic Age- the New Stone Age
• technology- the way in which people apply knowledge, tools, and inventions to meet their needs
•Homo-Sapiens- the biological species to which modern humans being belongs


Mary Leakey was an Anthropologist and an Archeologist who discovered a skull of the Homo-Sapiens.|Australopithecines |Homo-Erectus |Neanderthal |Cro-Magnon |
|4 million to 1 million B.C. | 2.5 to 1.5 million B.C. | 200,000 to30,000 B.C. |40,000 to 8,000 B.C. |
|Found in southern and eastern |Nicknamed: “Handyman” |Found in Europe and southern |Found in Europe |
|Africa|Found in east Africa |Asia |Brain size 1400 cm³ |
|Brain size 500cm³ | |Brainsize 450 cm³ |Fully modern humans |
|First humanlike creature to walk| |First to have ritual burials |Created art ||upright | | | |


CHAPTER 1-2 HUMANS TRY TO CONTROL NATURE

Vocabulary:

•nomads- a member of a group that has no permanent home, wandering from place to place in search of food and water
• hunter-gatherers- nomadic group whose food supply depends on hunting animals andcollecting plant foods
• Neolithic Revolution- the mayor change in human life caused by the beginnings of farming that is , by people’s shift from food gathering to food producing
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