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band
groups of related families brought together for a common purpose
consequences
effects
migration
movement from one place to another
Ice Age
a long cold-weather period when huge sheets of ice covered about 1/3 of the Earth's surface
tndra
large treeless plains inArtic regions
culture
a way of life
artifacts
objects a people make
society
an organized group of people living and working under a set of rules and traditions
division of labor
when individuals are trained to each do a different task based on their abilities and the needs of a group
role
a part someone plays
domesticate
to tame for people's use
economy
the way people use resources to meet theri needs
livestock
domesticated animals
nomads
people who move from place to place with their herds of animals and don't build year round villages or settlements
agriculture
raising domesticated plants and animals
environment
surroundings
maize
corn
subsist
survive
drywall
a morter
What happened as bands grew in number?
They migrated
What are 3 artifacts that scientists found?
spears, animal bones, antlers,tusks, knives
What happened when bands were over 50 people?
division of labor
How did agriculture change the way people got food
They grew it and domesicated animals
Which animal was the first to be domesticated and what was it used for?
Dogs were used for hunting
Where did most early civilizations begin to use agriculture?
rivers
What are 2 disadvantages of the development of agriculture
had to find food for animals
had to haul water
What did the development of agriculture lead to?
settling into more complex societies and changing the environment
HOw is a culture different than a society?
A society is the group of people who live and work under a set of rules and traditions. A culture is their way of life including their food, homes, and artifacts.