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Unit: 1 Vocabulary The Origin of Man

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World History and Geography to 1500 a.d. (c.e.)
History and Social Science
Virginia Standards of Learning

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  • Q1
    the time before written language
  • Q2
    humanlike creature that walked upright
  • Q3
    earliest hominis that lived in Africa; called the "southern ape"
  • Q4
    first to make stone tools; "handy man"
    Homo habilis
  • Q5
    "Upright man" these hominids became skillful hunters and invented more sophisticated tools for digging, scraping and cutting. They also became the first hominids to migrate from Africa. Also were the first to use fire.
    Homo erectus
  • Q6
    A species of the creatures Hominid who have larger brains and to which humans belong, dependent of language and usage of tools.
    Homo sapiens
  • Q7
    "wise, wise humans," they were the first anatomically modern humans
    Homo sapiens sapiens
  • Q8
    Old Stone Age. A period of time in human history characterized by the use of stone tools and the use of hunting and gathering as a food source.
    Paleolithic Age
  • Q9
    any period of time during which glaciers covered a large part of the earth's surface
    Ice Age
  • Q10
    the keeping of animals and the growing of food on a regular basis
    systematic agriculture
  • Q11
    The switch from nomadic lifestyles to a settled agricultural lifestyle is this revolution. Called the New Stone Age
    Neolithic Revolution
  • Q12
    the middle part of the Stone Age; marked by the creation of smaller and more complex tools
    Mesolithic Era
  • Q13
    skilled workers who make goods by hand usually for trade
  • Q14
    one of the world's first villages, established in modern-day Turkey
  • Q15
    A complex, highly organized social order; usually are cities with a government, religion, social structure, writing, and art

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