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Paleolithic Age
Earliest period when stone tools were used, from about 1,000,000 to 10,000 B.C.E.
"Old Stone"
Culture
Living in a group, built by the group, and continues groups.
Neolithic Revolution
Began 10,000 years ago from HUNTER-GATHERER societies to settled communities. "New Stone"
Civilization
Human culture (Urbanism, Metallurgy, and Writing).
Mesopotamia
Present Iraq. Between Tigris and Euphrates.
Bronze Age
Name for 4000 to 1000 B.C.E. Made metal bronze for weapons and tools.
Cuneiform
Writing system "Sumerians" "Wedge shaped stylus, or pointed tool, to write on wet clay tablets that were then baked or dried (cuneus means "wedge" in Latin). Cut in stone