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Culture
the various attitudes and customs of a group
customs
Diary
a daily record of what happens to a person
record
Historian
the record of past events and the story of what happened to people in the past
story
Humanity
the human race
mankind
Primary Source
a first-hand account of a historical event
first
Secondary Source
a second-hand account of a historical event; an account written by a person who was not there
second
Interpret
to explain something
explain
Interpretation
an explanation of the meaning of something
meaning
Global
having to do with the whole world
world
Anthropologist
a person who studies the beginnings and behaviors of people
behaviors
Archaeologist
a person who finds and studies things humans left behind in the past
things
Artifact
an object made by a person
Art

Calculate
to figure something out
work out
Radiocarbon dating
a way of measuring the radioactivit;y of historic artifacts to deterime how old they are
age
decay
to rot away or spoil
ruin
Embers
the glowing remains of a fire
ashes
Nomad
a person who moves from place to place
move
Obsidian
a volcanic glass
volcano
Prehistory
a time before humans left written records
writing