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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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    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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    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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    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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    The Paleolithic, Neolithic, and Classical Ages affected human history both politically and socially with the invention of agriculture. Politically, the Paleolithic Age comprised of small bands of Nomadic people. Throughout 8000 BCE and 600 CE, the Nomadic people began to taper in size, but never disappeared. In the Neolithic and Classical Ages, Nomadic people continued to live as their ancestors had in the Paleolithic Age. The major change happened in the Neolithic Age when agriculture emerged.…

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    According to Bar, (2002) the Upper Paleolithic is the process that changed from middle Paleolithic to Upper Paleolithic. This process was typically considered mainly as the major revolution of its kind in the first history of human evolution. The concept represented an observable event in parts of Eurasia; however its presence across other regions was not effectively noticed. The events included the biological, cultural, technological as well as environmental and geographical features/event of…

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    Sophia Nguyen Period 5 Chapter 1 Document 1. I feel that Nisa’s account of her life helps with understanding the much earlier Paleolithic people is very helpful because it gives a first person perspective on the life of a person living in a hunting-gathering society, like the Paleolithic people. Because Nisa doesn’t get much exposure to people outside her society, communicating with others was especially more important to her. 2. To Nisa, sex was very important to her because she didn’t want to…

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    The transition from Paleolithic to Neolithic Culture The first part of the stone age was the Paleolithic culture, which begin around 750,000 BC. During the paleolithic culture tools were made. The first tool that was made was the Oldowan dating back to 2.5 - 1.2 million years ago. The homo habilis constructed this tool by using stone and beating off flakes of the stone. There were two types: flake tool and core tool, depending on what needed to be done. The second tool made was the Acheulean it…

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