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What was one impact of food gathering societies in prehistoric times?
Population tended to be very small because of the amount of food they could get
Why did small groups of humans start “hanging” out together?
For protection.
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During the period of prehistory, people develop the ability to use what.
Use of Fire
How did early man get its food
HUNTING/GATHERING
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What changed modern man from nomads to town people
Agriculture (Farming)
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How did prehistoric humans gather there food?
Stayed in small, nomadic (wandering) groups
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What advantage did prehistoric humans have over animals?
Thinking & use of hands (upright walking)
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Why were the size of prehistoric groups small?
Finding enough food for many was difficult; yet groups give hunters a better chance
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Prehistoric means
Before written history
How did agriculture (farming) change the way people lived?
They settled in one place instead of wandering (being nomadic)
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Civilization lead to surplus (more than needed) food. What did this lead to?
Trade
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Almost all early civilizations shared what 4 things?
Religion -- government--military (army/navy)-writing
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