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revolution
changes that greatly affect many areas of life
technology
tools and methods to help humans perform tasks
domesticate
tame animals + plants for human use
specialization
development of different kinds of jobs
artifact
weapons, tools and other things made by humans
fossil
traces of plants or animals that have been preserved in rock
archaeology
study of historic or prehistoric people and their cultures
anthropology
science that deals with the orgins, physical and cutural development, biological characteristics and social customs and beliefs of human kind
prehistory
time before people developed writing
Paleolithic
people who adapted to their environment and invented many tools to help them survive, it means "old stone"
nomads
people who regularly move from place to place
Stone Age
early period of human history, poeple used stone to make tools and weapons
Bronze Age
3000 B.C. to 12000 B.C., people mixed copper and tin in Asia to form bronze
Neanderthal
humans that lived during the Paleolithic time
Jericho
one of the oldest communities in the middle east, dates back to 8000 B.C.
Catal Huyuk
neolothic community that is in present-day turkey, 6700 -5700 B.C., home to about 6000 people
Cresswell Crags
limestone gorge honey combed with caves in England
Neolithic
New Stone Age between 8000 and 5000 B.C. period in which underwent the farming revolution, specialization of jobs and formed villages