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History
A chronological record of past events/ past events
Paleolithic
People who lived before 10,000 B.C to two million years ago
( Old Stone Age )
Argiculture
Farming /growing crops
Nomad
People who traveled search of hunting and gathering food
Culrural Diffusion
Ways and cullture of another group/ the sharing of ideas
Culture
Ways of living/lifestyles
Geography
The study of the earth/ maps and how people adapt to its various conditions
Domestication
To bring under control of and make usable by humans
PreHistory
The time before writing
Neolithic
People who lived 8,000 B.C ( New Stone Age )
Barter System
System of trade
Technology
The use of electroincs
Homo Sapiens
Modern Humans
Artisans
Skilled Workers
(BLACK Smiths)
Anthropology
Physical characteristics, Human Orgins, races, culture environment and relations
Hominds
Human like creatures
Characteristics of civilation
-Archecture
-agriculture
-language
-Gonvernment
-food supply
Polythestic
Believed in many Gods
Prehistory
the time before writing
Anthropologist
Study the beginnings and development of human life and their culture (beliefs, religion, government, social structure and traditions)
Archaeologist
Study the past by examing artifacts=things people left behing
Anthropoligists and Archaeologists
Study artifacts, bones, plants and fossils as evidence of human activity.
Homo Erectus
species to which all modern humans belong
Homo Sapiens
Modern Humans
Economics
Money= currency economy, trade distribution of goods and services
Political Science
dealing with governmental institutions and processes
Free Enterprise
An economic system in which individuals and private businesses and operate with llittle interference from their government
Migrate
To move permanently to another
Renaissance
A period in history during which many ideas of earlier civilizations were reintorduced
Nationalism
A people's loyalty and devotion to their country
Commercial argiculture
Production of food crops primarily for sale
Dicatorship
A system of government where the leader controls the country and its people
Literacy rate
A measure of the nimber of people in a group who can read and write
Economic System
The way in which people produce, get, and yse a country's goods and services
Civilization
Improvement in culture and an advance stage of development
Dynasty
Royal ruling families, family line of rulers
Environment
Surroundings and conditions of life on earth
Latitude
Angular distance from some specified circle or plane of reference: as angular distance north or south from the earth's equator measured through 90 degrees
Longitude
Angular distance measured on great circle of reference from the intersection of the adopted zero meridian with this reference circle to the similarr intersection of the meridian passing through the object
Meridian
A great circle of the celestial sphere passing through its poles and the zenith of a given place
Fossil
A remnant, impression, or trace of an oraganism of past geologic ages that has been preserved in earth's crust
Geology
A sciene that deals with the history of the earth and its life esp. as recorded in rocks A study of the sollid matter of celestial body ( as the moon)
Carbon Dating
The determination of the age of old material ( as an archaeological or paleontological specimen) by means of the content of carbon 14