World History I SOL WH1.2 Mr. Driskell

Save this PDF as:
 WORD  PNG  TXT  JPG

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "World History I SOL WH1.2 Mr. Driskell"

Transcription

1 World History I SOL WH1.2 Mr. Driskell

2 A. Modern people are called homosapiens, meaning wise man. B. Homo-sapiens first existed in East Africa, several hundred thousand years ago. C. Home-sapiens spread from East Africa to other places around the earth. Traveling by foot (and sometimes small boat) over thousands of years, they eventually spread to Europe, Asia, Australia, and the Americas.

3 A. Homo-sapiens were hunter-gatherers, meaning that they relied on hunting animals and gathering fruits and berries to eat. In general, the men did the hunting and the women did the gathering. B. Because hunter-gatherers relied so heavily on eating animals, they had to move wherever the animals moved. Thus, they could never settle down in one place and establish villages or towns. They were always on the move.

4 A. The Paleolithic Era was the Old Stone Age. B. During this period of time, most people were huntergatherers. They traveled around looking for animals to hunt and berries to pick. They never stayed in one place for long. C. People lived in groups called clans. A clan was basically several families that banded together for mutual protection. Even today, some remote societies in places like Africa and New Guinea still live together in clans.

5 A. People living during the Paleolithic Era invented the first tools and weapons. In fact, the first ever weapon was a rock. A person would pick it up and hit an animal over the head with it. Later, more advanced tools and weapons, such as the knife and the spear, started to be produced. B. Paleolithic societies were the first to learn how to make and control fire. With this ability, they could begin to cook their meals instead of eating them raw. That probably made the meals taste a whole lot better.

6 C. Paleolithic Era humans were the first to use an oral language. In other words, they could talk to each other. No other species in the history of the world has ever managed to do this. D. Paleolithic Era people created cave art. They took colorful rocks and used them to paint on the walls of caves. Some of these ancient paintings still exist today in various caves in Europe, and they help us learn about these ancient people.

7 A. The Neolithic Era was the New Stone Age. Remember, neo = new.

8 B. Sometime during the Neolithic Era, somebody figured out the most important thing that humans have ever discovered. They discovered how to plant crops, and thus discovered farming. This meant that people no longer had to wander from place to place chasing animals, but instead they could stay in one place and eat the crops they grew. This made villages and towns possible. Without planted crops, none of our modern world would be possible.

9 C. By the way, the word farming and the word agriculture mean the same thing, just like the agriculture classes here at this school.

10 A. Neolithic societies learned how to domesticate animals. This meant that they could raise cows or other animals in their villages instead of going out and hunting them. This made life a lot easier. The first ever domesticated animal was the dog, who was used to help herd other animals and protect the farmer s land.

11 B. Neolithic people created advanced tools and weapons, such as the plow, the bow and arrow, and the ax. C. Pottery was invented during the Neolithic era, which meant that they could make pots and bowls to keep food and water in. This allowed them to preserve and transport food and water.

12 D. Weaving was also invented during the Neolithic, which meant that for the first time, instead of just wearing animal furs, people could actually begin to make their own clothes. This probably made things much more comfortable for them.

13 A. You might be wondering how we know so much about what happened thousands of years ago, before books had even been invented. The answer is that we use archaeology, the study of the artifacts of the past, to find out information that isn t written down in books. B. Archaeologists mainly study human remains, fossils, tools, and settlements to find out about how humans lived thousands of years ago. C. One major technique that archaeologists use is called carbon dating. With carbon dating, we can figure out approximately how old an artifact is.

14 A. One major archaeological discovery was the site called Stonehenge in England. It is an elaborate stone monument built during the late Neolithic Era. B. Another major find were the cities of Aleppo and Jericho in the modern day Middle East. These were among the world s first cities. While not nearly as large as New York or Tokyo today, they were the first places where humans came together in large numbers. C. Archaeologists are currently exploring another ancient city, the city of Çatalhöyük in modern day Turkey.

KEY. Chapter 2: The Stone Age and Early Cultures Section 1: The First People

KEY. Chapter 2: The Stone Age and Early Cultures Section 1: The First People KEY Chapter 2: The Stone Age and Early Cultures Section 1: The First People Big Idea Prehistoric people learned to adapt to their environment, to make simple tools, to use fire, and to use language. Scientists

More information

Chapter 3 From Hunters and Gatherers to Farmers. How did the development of agriculture change daily life in the Neolithic Age?

Chapter 3 From Hunters and Gatherers to Farmers. How did the development of agriculture change daily life in the Neolithic Age? Chapter 3 From Hunters and Gatherers to Farmers How did the development of agriculture change daily life in the Neolithic Age? 3.1. Introduction Scientists have identified and studied five important groups

More information

Note Taking Study Guide UNDERSTANDING OUR PAST

Note Taking Study Guide UNDERSTANDING OUR PAST SECTION Note Taking Study Guide UNDERSTANDING OUR PAST Focus Question: What have scholars learned about the ancestors of humans, and how have they done so? A. As you read Studying the Historical Past and

More information

NAME: DATE: PER: Paleolithic People: The Paleolithic Age. Making A Connection

NAME: DATE: PER: Paleolithic People: The Paleolithic Age. Making A Connection Mr. Curzan Roots Of Civ. NAME: DATE: PER: Paleolithic People: The Paleolithic Age Key Terms: Define each term from the readings on the next few pages prehistory - civilization - migrate bands - home territory

More information

Early Humans Day 2. Enter Silently Begin Do Now Write HW in planner

Early Humans Day 2. Enter Silently Begin Do Now Write HW in planner Early Humans Day 2 Enter Silently Begin Do Now Write HW in planner Continents/Oceans? Artifacts and Fossils Most of what we know about the earliest humans comes from the things they left behind. Archaeologists

More information

Chapter 1. The Peopling of the World, Prehistory 2500 B.C.

Chapter 1. The Peopling of the World, Prehistory 2500 B.C. Chapter 1 The Peopling of the World, Prehistory 2500 B.C. Time Line 4,000,000 B.C. First hominids appear in Africa. 1,600,000 B.C. Homo erectus appears. 8000 B.C. Neolithic Age begins; first agriculture

More information

early human history and Central & South America Jeopardy

early human history and Central & South America Jeopardy early human history and Central & South America Jeopardy What You Need To Know Every team will be chosen by Joe with the intention of mixing girls and boys and grade levels. Teams can choose a name if

More information

Beginning of Man Stone Age Vocabulary

Beginning of Man Stone Age Vocabulary Beginning of Man Stone Age Vocabulary Paleolithic Era DEF: Old Stone Age CONNECT: Stone Age time tools were poorly made of stone Neolithic Era DEF: New Stone Age CONNECT: time tools were carefully made

More information

Georgia and the American Experience. Georgia and the American Experience Chapter 3: The Land And Its Early People

Georgia and the American Experience. Georgia and the American Experience Chapter 3: The Land And Its Early People Slide 1 Georgia and the American Experience Chapter 3: The Land And Its Early People Study Presentation Slide 2 Georgia and the American Experience Section 1: How Did We Learn About the Earliest Peoples?

More information

Chapter 2: Early Hominids

Chapter 2: Early Hominids Chapter 2: Early Hominids 2.1 Introduction (p.13) o Hominids: prehistoric humans o Paleoanthropologists: specialize in studying the earliest hominids (paleo means ancient ) o (1974) Donald Johanson, an

More information

NAME DATE CLASS. Paleolithic Europe and the Near East. Willendorf GREECE. Crete Cyprus EGYPT

NAME DATE CLASS. Paleolithic Europe and the Near East. Willendorf GREECE. Crete Cyprus EGYPT NAM DAT CLASS Lesson 1 Hunter-Gatherers SSNTIAL QUSTION How do people adapt to their environment? GUIDING QUSTIONS 1. What was life like during the Paleolithic Age? 2. How did people adapt to survive during

More information

Unit 2 History and Archaeology. Chapters 2 and 3 pages 24-57

Unit 2 History and Archaeology. Chapters 2 and 3 pages 24-57 Unit 2 History and Archaeology Chapters 2 and 3 pages 24-57 Chapter 2, Lesson 1 Understanding History Pages 24-29 The Big Picture As your life unfolds, it becomes part of a larger history. History is:

More information

followed animals from Asia.

followed animals from Asia. Native American Tribes Study Guide Test: JACOBS: Friday, October 1 st REYOR: Tuesday, October 5 th. Name: Date: Vocabulary Migration: moving from one region to another. Ancient Americans migrated to North

More information

Prof. Ruthie García Vera Historia de Estados Unidos. Ancient Cultures of North America

Prof. Ruthie García Vera Historia de Estados Unidos. Ancient Cultures of North America Prof. Ruthie García Vera Historia de Estados Unidos Ancient Cultures of North America Three groups dominate the oldest period of North American prehistory: The Hohokam The Anasazi The Mound Builders *the

More information

Early Hominids CHAPTER. 2.1 Introduction

Early Hominids CHAPTER. 2.1 Introduction CHAPTER 4 Humans living 2 million years ago shaped stone and animal bones into simple tools. Early Hominids 2.1 Introduction In Chapter 1, you explored cave paintings made by prehistoric humans. Scientists

More information

Ancient Civilizations of North America. Prof. Ruthie García Vera Historia de Estados Unidos

Ancient Civilizations of North America. Prof. Ruthie García Vera Historia de Estados Unidos Ancient Civilizations of North America Prof. Ruthie García Vera Historia de Estados Unidos Three groups dominate the oldest period of North American prehistory: The Hohokam The Anasazi The Mound Builders

More information

DBQ: Explain why the evolution from the Paleolithic era to the Neolithic era is considered a turning point in human history.

DBQ: Explain why the evolution from the Paleolithic era to the Neolithic era is considered a turning point in human history. DBQ: Explain why the evolution from the Paleolithic era to the Neolithic era is considered a turning point in human history. Directions: The following question is based on the accompanying documents (The

More information

Chapter 2 Early Hominids. What capabilities helped hominids survive?

Chapter 2 Early Hominids. What capabilities helped hominids survive? 2.1. Introduction Chapter 2 Early Hominids What capabilities helped hominids survive? Scientist Donald Johanson displays the partial skeleton, nicknamed Lucy, that he discovered in Africa in 1974. Prehistoric

More information

Civilizations. The First 3000 B.C B.C B.C. c B.C. c B.C. 612 B.C. Hammurabi rules Mesopotamia

Civilizations. The First 3000 B.C B.C B.C. c B.C. c B.C. 612 B.C. Hammurabi rules Mesopotamia The First Civilizations Ruins of a ziggurat in Iraq 3000 B.C. 2000 B.C. 1000 B.C. c. 3000 B.C. Bronze Age begins c. 1792 B.C. Hammurabi rules Mesopotamia 612 B.C. Nineveh captured; Assyrian Empire crumbles

More information

Mesopotamia, Sumer and Babylon Webquest

Mesopotamia, Sumer and Babylon Webquest Name Date Block Mesopotamia, Sumer and Babylon Webquest Directions: Answer the questions using www.mesopotamia.co.uk AND YOUR OWN background knowledge! Click on Mesopotamia, then Geography from the left

More information

SSWH1: The student will analyze the origins, structures, and interactions of complex societies in the ancient Eastern Mediterranean from 3500 BC to

SSWH1: The student will analyze the origins, structures, and interactions of complex societies in the ancient Eastern Mediterranean from 3500 BC to SSWH1: The student will analyze the origins, structures, and interactions of complex societies in the ancient Eastern Mediterranean from 3500 BC to 500 BC. SSWH1: The student will analyze the origins,

More information

ONLY CONNECTION TO COUNTRY CONNECTION TO COUNTRY FACT!

ONLY CONNECTION TO COUNTRY CONNECTION TO COUNTRY FACT! 4 CONNECTION TO COUNTRY 1.2 FIRST HCONTACTS CONNECTION TO COUNTRY For Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people the word country means the area from which they and their family come. But connection

More information

UNIT 5: THE STONE AGE

UNIT 5: THE STONE AGE UNIT 5: THE STONE AGE What is the origin of human beings? What is Prehistory? How many stages are there in Prehistory? What was life like in the Palaeolithic Age? What was life like in the Neolithic Age?

More information

What s for Supper? Native American Foods in the Ouachita Mountains. Ouachita Chapter. Arkansas Archeological Society

What s for Supper? Native American Foods in the Ouachita Mountains. Ouachita Chapter. Arkansas Archeological Society What s for Supper? Native American Foods in the Ouachita Mountains by Ouachita Chapter Arkansas Archeological Society This program was made possible in part by a grant from the Department of Arkansas

More information

AP WORLD HISTORY SUMMER ASSIGNMENT

AP WORLD HISTORY SUMMER ASSIGNMENT 2015 AP WORLD HISTORY SUMMER ASSIGNMENT DURING THE NEXT SCHOOL YEAR, WE WILL COVER EVERYTHING THAT S EVER HAPPENED EVER. TO GET US A BIT OF HEAD START, YOUR TASK THIS SUMMER IS TO COVER THE FIRST PERIOD

More information

The Genus Homo Overview

The Genus Homo Overview The Genus Homo Overview There are five subspecies of hominids in the genus Homo: Homo habilis, Homo erectus, Homo sapiens, Homo sapiens neanderthalenis and Homo sapiens sapiens. Between 2.5 and 2 million

More information

HIST-VS MIL-4th Native Americans Exam not valid for Paper Pencil Test Sessions

HIST-VS MIL-4th Native Americans Exam not valid for Paper Pencil Test Sessions HIST-VS MIL-4th Native Americans Exam not valid for Paper Pencil Test Sessions [Exam ID:1AVXPX 1 Use the map to answer the following question. Near which city was the Algonquian language most likely spoken?

More information

ROCKSHELTERS IN THE RED RIVER GORGE

ROCKSHELTERS IN THE RED RIVER GORGE ROCKSHELTERS IN THE RED RIVER GORGE For nearly 12,000 years, people have lived in the Red River Gorge. This beautiful place has everything they need: food, shelter, other resources, and inspiration. The

More information

Thomas Jefferson and the West.

Thomas Jefferson and the West. Traveling Off the Map: The Lewis and Clark Expedition Chapter One Thomas Jefferson and the West. Questions this chapter will answer:. How would the West make the United States stronger and safer? How would

More information

The World before the Opening of the Atlantic BEGINNINGS 1500

The World before the Opening of the Atlantic BEGINNINGS 1500 The World before the Opening of the Atlantic BEGINNINGS 1500 What you will Learn Buffalo graze on the plains in South Dakota. Millions of these animals used to roam lands from Canada to Texas. In this

More information

Unit 1: Geography of Georgia/Georgia s Beginnings Lesson 3: Prehistoric Peoples Study Presentation

Unit 1: Geography of Georgia/Georgia s Beginnings Lesson 3: Prehistoric Peoples Study Presentation Georgia Studies Unit 1: Geography of Georgia/Georgia s Beginnings Lesson 3: Prehistoric Peoples Study Presentation Lesson 3: Prehistoric Peoples ESSENTIAL QUESTION What were the major characteristics and

More information

New England Colonies Economy

New England Colonies Economy New England Colonies Economy Subsistence farming/living. New England farmers often depended on their children for labor. Everyone in the family worked spinning yarn, milking cows, fencing fields, and sowing

More information

Figure 15 Timeline: 10,000 B.C A.D. 10,000B.C. 8,000B.C. 6,000B.C. 4,000B.C. 2,000B.C. 0 A.D. 2,000

Figure 15 Timeline: 10,000 B.C A.D. 10,000B.C. 8,000B.C. 6,000B.C. 4,000B.C. 2,000B.C. 0 A.D. 2,000 Section1 Prehistoric Cultures As you read, look for: the role of archaeology in the story of prehistoric cultures, the importance of the Poverty Point site, and vocabulary terms archaeologist, midden,

More information

Bread Baking Now and Then By ReadWorks

Bread Baking Now and Then By ReadWorks Bread Baking Now and Then Bread Baking Now and Then By ReadWorks Did you know that bread is one of the earliest human inventions? Bread is a food made of flour and water. Other ingredients and shape can

More information

1. Describe three ways Scottish settlers in St. Raphaels used the environment on a daily

1. Describe three ways Scottish settlers in St. Raphaels used the environment on a daily Early Settlers: Scottish Newcomers in St. Raphaels (p.123-136) 1. Describe three ways Scottish settlers in St. Raphaels used the environment on a daily basis. The three ways the Scottish settlers in St.

More information

Mesopotamia: Land Between the Rivers. Mesopotamia

Mesopotamia: Land Between the Rivers. Mesopotamia Mesopotamia: Land Between the Rivers Mesopotamia The many people of Mesopotamia 1. Sumerians (ancient Sumer s city-states) (3000 B.C. - 1800 B.C.) 2. Babylonians (Babylonian Empire) (1800 B.C. - 1200 B.C.

More information

Aztec and Inca Review

Aztec and Inca Review Aztec and Inca Review Why take the risk? The Spanish took the great risk of exploring unknown land because: They wanted to obtain more gold and silver. They wanted to claim more land. They wanted to spread

More information

Unit 1-Part 1 From the Origins of Agriculture to the First River- Valley Civilizations B.C.

Unit 1-Part 1 From the Origins of Agriculture to the First River- Valley Civilizations B.C. Unit 1-Part 1 From the Origins of Agriculture to the First River- Valley Civilizations 8000-1500 B.C. ! Civilization- 1. Cities of administrative centers 2. A political system based on defined territory

More information

Hunters and Gatherers 8,000 to 500 B.C.

Hunters and Gatherers 8,000 to 500 B.C. Archaic Tradition Page 9 Introduction Hunters and Gatherers 8,000 to 500 B.C. The Archaic tradition lasted for a very long time, the longest of any of the periods in Wisconsin. Even though it is the longest

More information

Woodlands Cultural Area Discover - Experience Connect Page 1 of 17

Woodlands Cultural Area Discover - Experience Connect  Page 1 of 17 Woodlands Culture Area Map The Woodlands Culture Area spanned west to the Mississippi River and east to the Atlantic Ocean. It stretched north into Canada and south to the Gulf of Mexico. The Great Lakes

More information

GARDENING WEEK 9 EXTENDING THE LIFE OF YOUR GARDEN: FOOD PRESERVATION AND SEED SAVING

GARDENING WEEK 9 EXTENDING THE LIFE OF YOUR GARDEN: FOOD PRESERVATION AND SEED SAVING GARDENING WEEK 9 EXTENDING THE LIFE OF YOUR GARDEN: FOOD PRESERVATION AND SEED SAVING What we would like you to learn: 1. Learn about the history of food preservation. 2. Learn about different ways to

More information

The First Inhabitants

The First Inhabitants The First Inhabitants As you read, look for: the various periods into which scientists divide prehistoric cultures vocabulary terms archaeologist, atlatl, pemmican, culture, ceremonial center This section

More information

AP World History-Exam #1

AP World History-Exam #1 AP World History-Exam #1 Section 1 of this examination contains 35 multiple-choice questions. Therefore, please be careful to fill in only the ovals that are preceded by numbers 1 through 35 on your answer

More information

Assessment: China Develops a New Economy

Assessment: China Develops a New Economy Name Date Mastering the Content Assessment: China Develops a New Economy Circle the letter next to the best answer. 1. What caused Chinese farmers to move from northern to southern China during the Tang

More information

Name Class Date. Down 1. The Maya built these buildings to. 2. The Aztec leader killed by the. 4. He and his troops conquered the

Name Class Date. Down 1. The Maya built these buildings to. 2. The Aztec leader killed by the. 4. He and his troops conquered the Name Class Date The Early Americas BIG IDEAS 1. The Maya developed a civilization that thrived in Mesoamerica from about 250 until the 900s. 2. The strong Aztec Empire, founded in central Mexico in 1325,

More information

How do we define and learn information about prehistory?

How do we define and learn information about prehistory? Print Through studying and dating artifacts and fossils, anthropologists and archaeologists have revealed prehistory. This incomplete record shows how the earliest humans developed and how they adapted

More information

LEQ: From what continent were the first immigrants to North America?

LEQ: From what continent were the first immigrants to North America? LEQ: From what continent were the first immigrants to North America? This image shows the seven continents of the world. North America is on the left. This image is courtesy of pinterest. LEQ: From what

More information

LET S PLAY VIRGINIA S NATIVE AMERICANS JEOPARDY!!

LET S PLAY VIRGINIA S NATIVE AMERICANS JEOPARDY!! LET S PLAY VIRGINIA S NATIVE AMERICANS JEOPARDY!! http://www.magicnet.net/~itms/jeopardy/index.htm VA Native Americans Jeopardy Language Groups Food Seasonal Changes The Land Hodge Podge Q $100 Q $200

More information

The Age of European Explorations

The Age of European Explorations The Age of European Explorations 1400-1800 By the 1400 s Europeans were in contact with Africans, Asians, and Americans. This is known as the GLOBAL AGE. Wherever Europeans went, they brought their culture

More information

Made in Mesopotamia. HistoriCool Resources

Made in Mesopotamia. HistoriCool Resources MADE IN MESOPOTAMIA Made in Mesopotamia Mesopotamia. The name sounds a bit like an alternative rock band, or a fungal infection cream. But it s neither! Mesopotamia, meaning land between rivers in Ancient

More information

How, when, and where did we become human?

How, when, and where did we become human? How, when, and where did we become human? Meet our closest ancestor, Homo erectus. Homo erectus was one of the hominid groups that was developing increasingly large brains in both Africa and Asia between

More information

Prehistoric humans were far smarter than previously assumed

Prehistoric humans were far smarter than previously assumed Published on ScienceNordic (http://sciencenordic.com) Home > Printer-friendly PDF > Printer-friendly PDF Prehistoric humans were far smarter than previously assumed Society & Culture[1] Society & Culture[1]Anthropology

More information

Were the Aztecs really that brutal? Basic Introduction to the Aztecs. The Aztecs

Were the Aztecs really that brutal? Basic Introduction to the Aztecs. The Aztecs Basic Introduction to the Aztecs The Aztecs Were the Aztecs really that brutal? found their city. Who were they? The Aztecs were a very successful ancient civilisation who lived in what is now central

More information

Equality in history. New Internationalist Ready Lesson Pre-Intermediate Lesson. Neermediate rmediatelesson. nationalist Easier English

Equality in history. New Internationalist Ready Lesson Pre-Intermediate Lesson. Neermediate rmediatelesson. nationalist Easier English Equality in history Neermediate rmediatelesson New Internationalist Ready Lesson Pre-Intermediate Lesson nationalist Easier English Ready Intermediate Lesson This lesson: Speaking Time phrases and history

More information

A Story That Stirred Up Anger

A Story That Stirred Up Anger SECTION 3 Lesson 11 A Story That Stirred Up Anger Study Word plotted: (plätå ßd) secretly planned Here is another story Jesus told to help His disciples understand the kingdom of Heaven. Some priests,

More information

The Peopling of the World, Prehistory 2500 B.C.

The Peopling of the World, Prehistory 2500 B.C. CHAPTER The Peopling of the World, Prehistory 2500 B.C. Essential Question Where did early human beings originate and what were some of their technological and artistic achievements? What You Will Learn

More information

Government city-states

Government city-states Government All Maya people shared the same religious beliefs, had the same social structure, and used the same written language. However, they lived in different city-states (a Maya city and the land it

More information

CIVILIZATION (part 1) 1. What is Civilization? 2. How the city of UR exemplifies early civilization?

CIVILIZATION (part 1) 1. What is Civilization? 2. How the city of UR exemplifies early civilization? CIVILIZATION (part 1) 1. What is Civilization? 2. How the city of UR exemplifies early civilization? Geography Historians believed that one of the first civilizations arose in Sumer, a region that is now

More information

Slide 1. Slide 2. Slide 3

Slide 1. Slide 2. Slide 3 Slide 1 Student Handouts, Inc. www.studenthandouts.com Slide 2 Paleo-Indians Paleo from palaios ( ancient in Greek) Indians from Columbus mistake Beringia Ice sheet across the Bering Strait that connected

More information

CHAPTER 1: FROM HUMAN PREHISTORY TO THE EARLY CIVILIZATIONS

CHAPTER 1: FROM HUMAN PREHISTORY TO THE EARLY CIVILIZATIONS CHAPTER 1: FROM HUMAN PREHISTORY TO THE EARLY CIVILIZATIONS PALEOLITHIC ERA OLD STONE AGE 2.5 MILLION - 12,000 BCE The human species has existed for about 2.5 million years. Hunting and Gathering: over

More information

It was during the Neolithic age that farmers emerged and changed the way people lived. This can be seen in Catalhoyuk.

It was during the Neolithic age that farmers emerged and changed the way people lived. This can be seen in Catalhoyuk. Mesopotamia The Worlds first cities began as farming villages in the Middle East. As they grew they began to trade with each other. Trade, like farming, became a very important source of wealth. Catalhoyuk

More information

Neanderthal or Neandertal?

Neanderthal or Neandertal? Prehistoric Times Food, Clothing, and Shelter Could you survive in the wild? TV shows like Gilligan s Island and Survivor and books and movies like Lord of the Flies ask this question. Small groups of

More information

Mesopotamia - The Land Between Two Rivers

Mesopotamia - The Land Between Two Rivers Mesopotamia - The Land Between Two Rivers Mesopotamia was a place where many ancient cities were established. The word Mesopotamia means located between two rivers. The two rivers were the Tigris River

More information

2.1 Why and how did humans first come to north America?

2.1 Why and how did humans first come to north America? 2.1 Why and how did humans first come to north America? Objective you are going to analyze 10 native cultures of North and South America. The Many Native groups in America had a wide variety of beliefs

More information

Virginia s Indians Unit

Virginia s Indians Unit Virginia s Indians Unit VS.2 d-g The student will demonstrate knowledge of the physical geography and native peoples, past and present, early inhabitants of Virginia by: d) locating three American Indian

More information

List any questions that you have pertaining about the Economics Unit we just finished.

List any questions that you have pertaining about the Economics Unit we just finished. Unit 2: Native American Cultures Do now Beringia Native American Cultures Exit slip The Arrival of Men (worksheet) I can explain the Beringia Land Theory. American Heritage: Native Americans 21:52 By:

More information

Greek gods and goddesses

Greek gods and goddesses Visit worksheet 1 Name Greek gods and goddesses Zeus Hera Apollo Dionysos Aphrodite Ares Athena Demeter Hermes Poseiden Artemis Hephaistos Hades ruler of the Olympian gods; sky god goddess of marriage

More information

The Columbian Exchange and Global Trade

The Columbian Exchange and Global Trade GUIDED READING The Columbian Exchange and Global Trade A. Analyzing Causes and Recognizing Effects As you read this section, note some cause-and-effect relationships relating to the European colonization

More information

Early World History: From Origins to Agriculture and New Forms of Human Organization

Early World History: From Origins to Agriculture and New Forms of Human Organization Part I Early World History: From Origins to Agriculture and New Forms of Human Organization Introduction: Beginning World History A clear tension exists in dealing with the long early history of humankind.

More information

SOL Review - Geography

SOL Review - Geography SOL Review - Geography I. Review Reading and Interpreting Maps, Diagrams & Pictures on the SOL A. Examine any chart, graph, map or other illustrations that accompanies the question. Examine the illustration

More information

Unit 3: European Explorers

Unit 3: European Explorers Unit 3: European Explorers http://mryoungtms.weebly.com/european-explorers.html https://quizlet.com/class/5155476/ 1 E x p l o r e r s Motivations, Obstacles, and Accomplishments of European Explorers

More information

Utah s Early People: The American Indians

Utah s Early People: The American Indians Slide 1 Slide 2 Slide 3 Slide 4 Utah s Early People: The American Indians Chapter 3 The Mood Many groups of prehistoric people with many different lifestyles lived in North America & South America The

More information

The First Americans. You didn t discover it, we were already here.

The First Americans. You didn t discover it, we were already here. The First Americans You didn t discover it, we were already here. 9/3/2015 Template copyright 2005 www.brainybetty.com 2 Primary and Secondary Sources Primary Source: An original, first hand account created

More information

From Pre History to Civilization

From Pre History to Civilization From Pre History to Civilization The first humans: appear in Africa. The term pre-history refers to the period when written languages and records did not yet exist. How do we know about the pre-history

More information

People of the Southwest Exhibit

People of the Southwest Exhibit People of the Southwest Exhibit Maxwell Museum of Anthropology, Education Division MSC01 1050 1 University of New Mexico Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131-0001 Children s Museum Activity Guide This Book Belongs

More information

PREHISTORY. Activities:

PREHISTORY. Activities: PREHISTORY Prehistory is the longest period in human history. It extends from the appearance of the first human beings to the invention of writing (between 2 million years BC and 3.500 years BC). Prehistory

More information

GEOGRAPHY OF THE FERTILE CRESENT

GEOGRAPHY OF THE FERTILE CRESENT GEOGRAPHY OF THE FERTILE CRESENT The Land Between the Rivers: The first civilization in the fertile crescent was Mesopotamia. It was located between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers. In Sumer, as in Egypt,

More information

Chapter 4: How and Why Europeans Came to the New World

Chapter 4: How and Why Europeans Came to the New World Chapter 4: How and Why Europeans Came to the New World Section 4.3 - Ocean Crossing When sailors cross the ocean, they need a way to stay on course. They have no landmarks to guide them in the open sea.

More information

True of most river valley civilizations.

True of most river valley civilizations. True of most river valley civilizations. China under the Shang Dynasty Chinese legend says that Pan Gu the first man created the universe. The first legendary dynasty was the Xia. Scholars are not sure

More information

Technology: A World History

Technology: A World History Technology: A World History The New Oxford World History Technology: A World History Daniel R. Headrick 1 2009 1 Oxford University Press, Inc., publishes works that further Oxford University s objective

More information

The First Ohioans. Below Level. FOCUScurriculum

The First Ohioans. Below Level. FOCUScurriculum SOCIAL STUDIES GRADE 4 Below Level Benchmark History: B People In Societies: A Geography: C Grade-Level Indicator Settlement: 2 Cultures: 1 Human Interaction: 8 The First Ohioans FOCUScurriculum Curriculum

More information

Grains of the World Journal

Grains of the World Journal Grains of the World Journal Materials Needed: 14 4"x6" index cards per student clear tape (not transparent) string or yarn for binding hole punch, scissors, glue, and markers Materials Provided: 7 seed

More information

5: Pulses LESSON PLAN 5. around the world. Primary Schoolchildren Ages 8-11

5: Pulses LESSON PLAN 5. around the world. Primary Schoolchildren Ages 8-11 P. 46 5: Pulses around the world Primary Schoolchildren Ages 8-11 Aims: To explore cultural contexts of pulses throughout history and in modern times. Objectives: Students will compare diets around the

More information

UNIT 4 Native Americans

UNIT 4 Native Americans UNIT 4 Native Americans Lesson 4-1 Native Americans of the West How did the Tlingit use their environment? I can analyze the effects of the Northwest environment on the Tlingit culture.! I can evaluate

More information

Ancient China. Map of Ancient China

Ancient China. Map of Ancient China Ancient China Map of Ancient China Name: Date: In this unit, you will learn about ancient China. Look carefully at the map. Trace the length of the Huang River in black. Put an orange star next to Anyang.

More information

General Bookthoughts:

General Bookthoughts: Guns, Germs and Steel Category: Anthropology By: Jared Diamond (JD) This Bookthought is by Thoughtpiece.com, editor RM, done in 2008 based on the paperback published 1997 General Bookthoughts: The central

More information

African History. Return

African History. Return Kingdoms of Africa African History Africa produced many great civilizations. During the time of the Middle Ages of Europe, the African kingdoms of Mali, Ghana and Songhai were places of advanced learning

More information

History Alive!-Chapter 20. The Shang Dynasty Introduction (p.195)

History Alive!-Chapter 20. The Shang Dynasty Introduction (p.195) The Shang Dynasty 20.1 Introduction (p.195) The Shang Dynasty ruled the area around the Huang He from 1700 to 1122B.C.E. Ancient China was not one country, but a number of clans, or extended families,

More information

travels reading bridge golf cycling hiking

travels reading bridge golf cycling hiking Born in Chalon/Saône Burgundy in 1946, I studied hostellery management, marketing and finance and began my professional life as a hotel receptionist and became hotel manager in 1975, for the ACCOR international

More information

Unit 4: Colonial Life. Lesson 2 : Life in the Middle Colonies

Unit 4: Colonial Life. Lesson 2 : Life in the Middle Colonies Unit 4: Colonial Life Lesson 2 : Life in the Middle Colonies SMALL GROUP ACTIVITY: The Middle Colonies What do we already know? Histo ry Geog raph y Civic s/ Gove rnme nt Econ omic s Cultu re SMALL GROUP

More information

Basic parts of a friendly letter: Heading, greeting, body, closing, and signature

Basic parts of a friendly letter: Heading, greeting, body, closing, and signature Name Grading Criteria Basic parts of a friendly letter: Heading, greeting, body, closing, and signature (10 points) Ideas: 1. Why should your family give you more resources to explore the area and civilization?

More information

Explorers.notebook. October 14, 2014

Explorers.notebook. October 14, 2014 Spices and silk The History!...Royalty and merchants of Europe desired silk and spices from Asia...Merchants sent out caravans(groups of traders) to buy desired products silk road. Nov 3 11:32 AM...Problem********two

More information