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what is the name for the old stone age?
paleolithic
what were the years for the old stone age?
2.5 million to 10,000 b.c.
what was the oldest tool ever found?
a stone knife blade
name 5 things about civilization.
urbanilization
distinct religious structure
organized governement: bureaucracy
social structure based on economy
development of writing
significant artistic and curtural activity
material goods
how old was the oldest tool ever found?
2.5 mill years old.
name 4 MAIN things about civilization.
people living in an organized
society

ppl r able to produce more food than they need to survive

there's a division of labor
live in towns or cities with some form of government
hominids
an early human like creature
prehistory
a time before written records
landbridges
strips of dry land between continents caused by sea levels dropping .
nomads
ppl who often move from place to place
irrigation
a system of bringing water from rivers to fields through ditches and canals to water crop
history
a written record of human civilization
division of labor
organiztion of society in which each person performs a specific job.
what is the name of the new stone age?
neolithic
what were the years of the new stone age?
10,000 to 3500 b.c.