Below are PowerPoint presentations about Early Humans
culture-The way of life of a group of people at a particular time including their customs, beliefs, and arts.
custom- A social habit or way of living in a group.
society- A group of people bound together by the same culture.
values- The beliefs or ideals that guide the way people live.
government- The established form of ruling a place.
religion- The way people worship the God or gods they believe in.
legacy- The traditions and knowledge of a culture that have been handed down to people today.
Ice Age- A long period in the past that lasted for millions of years; glaciers covered parts of the earth during the Ice Age
glacier- A great sheet of slowly moving ice
Old Stone Age - The earliest period of human culture, beginning about two million years ago and lasting until about 8000 BC
nomad- A person without a permanent home who travels in search of food.
New Stone Age- A period in social development that started about 8000 BC, in which people first domesticated animals, farmed the land and lived in settled communities
civilization- A society that has achieved a high level of culture, including the development of systems of government, religion and learning.
domesticate- To tame animals in order to make them useful to people.
cultivate- To prepare and use land for raising crops; cultivation marked the beginning of the New Stone Age
specialize- To be trained to do a particular kind of work.
artisan- A person skilled in crafts such as carving or tool-making; craftsworker
technology- The use of skills and tools to serve human needs.
history- The record of what has happened in the past.
prehistory- The period before events were recorded in writing' the Old and New Stone Age.
artifacts- Objects that were made by people long ago, such as tools
archaeology- The study of the remains of past cultures
primary sources - A first-hand account of an event, such as an official document, a diary, or a letter
secondary sources- A written record of the past, such as a book by a historian, that is based on information from a primary source or sources
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