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    Paleolithic Era

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    Paleolithic Triumphs The Paleolithic Era marks a cultivating time in world history. Ranging from 2,600,000 to 12,000 years ago, it is known as a part of the stone age. More specifically, the Paleolithic Era is known as the “Old Stone Age.” This differentiates it from the new stone age; the Neolithic Era. With the latter came the agricultural revolution - based on the Paleolithic style of gathering edible plants, and polished tools - which were based on the rough stone equivalent of the Paleolithic Age. While both of these periods were equally influential, many of the ideas and developments of the Paleolithic Era set into motion those of the Neolithic. In addition, these same concepts first touched upon up to 2.6 million years ago are still…

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    Paleolithic People

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    The first people that inhabited the Earth were the Paleolithic people during the paleolithic or “old stone age era”. The Paleolithic people’s main source of income was hunting and gathering, and they lived in egalitarian societies where men and women were equal. The plants women gathered made up about 70% of the food the families ate while the meat men brought only made up for about 30%. These people did not need much so they barely put in any hard work or effort, and just got what they needed.…

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    Upper Paleolithic Era

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    The last stage of the “Old Stone Age” is the Upper Paleolithic Era. During the Upper Paleolithic Era, modern humans drastically changed the tools that were being used. The changes that were made were, leaving behind the hand axe and flake tools and gaining blade tools (Aggarwal). Blade tools were created using the punch flaking technique (O’Neil). The first step in this technique was preparing the rock core, the next step is, placing a hard pointed punch near the striking platform (O’Neil). The…

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    QUESTION 1 Name and discuss three major cultural changes or contributions to the humanities that occurred between the Paleolithic (Old Stone Age) to the Neolithic (New Stone Age) period (wall paintings, architecture, literature, technology). Between the Paleolithic Age and Neolithic Age, wall paintings were a major cultural change to humanities. Paleolithic life comes largely from paintings found in caves. Most of these paintings were naturalistic. For example, ‘many of the animals-bison,…

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    Women In Paleolithic Art

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    During the early years of civilization, women have been portrayed in many different ways from the statues in the Paleolithic period to the Goddess in Mesopotamian, plus the Queens of ancient Egypt. One thing all these cultures have in common is woman was always being a sign of fertility which makes sense being that they have the ability to carry children. Even though there has been a few women represented in these times for the most part it was a man 's world. Females did not have the same…

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    The Paleolithic period, also known as Old Stone Age, was a remarkable period that encompassed the creation and use of chipped stone tools that characterized the evolution of technology from the Oldowan to the Acheulian, Mousterian, and Upper Paleolithic periods. Early stone tools, known as chopper tools or hammer stones, were discovered by archaeologists at several sites in eastern and southern Africa. Using a technique called percussion flaking, hammer stone tools were used to remove flakes…

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    In the Paleolithic Era, humans survived by using stones, bones, and other natural products to make tools. Also, leather and vegetable fibers had been usage to early humans society; however due to their nature these haven’t been preserved to any great degree. Not to mention, humans gather plant products, trapping small animals, and hunting large preys for food. During this time, humans grouped together in small societies such as band and subsisted. Living with larger groups would had been…

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    The parting of the Paleolithic and Neolithic Ages shows a significant split in the lives and principles of prehistoric people. Many aspects of the normal, routine life were improved in order to satisfy a progressive standard of living. The Agricultural Revolution greatly impacted numerous aspects including the economy, culture, and technology. Overall, regardless of their variances and drawbacks, the Paleolithic and Neolithic Ages led to new technologies which ultimately permitted the formation…

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    Paleolithic era, during which people used stone, bone, and other natural products to make tools and gained food largely by foraging (6). In other words, the society was hunters and gatherers. Men hunted animals to provide food for the family, occasionally it takes days to hunt animals and may not even come home with one. However women were gatherers generally had easy access through food such as plants and limited animals, but it was a steady source for the group to survive. The way of life was…

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    Paleolithic Stone Tools

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    The Upper Paleolithic also known as the “Stone age” was one of the most substantial transitions in the world. Back about 40,000 years ago modern humans began to explore their capabilities and made artifacts to the future today. Their expansions in this era includes making stone stools for carving and hunting, artwork, and even burials. It is important to realize the benefits of these artifacts that serve the worlds proposes today. Stone tools are considered a brilliant invention after…

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