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Chapter One: Vocabulary

by Theresa Holodick


Chapter One: The Beginnings of Human Society
Vocabulary Book
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History: written and other recorded events of people
Prehistory: time before writing was invented
Archaeologist: a scientist who examines objects to learn about the human past
Oral Traditions: stories passed down by word of mouth
Geography: the study of the Earth's surface and the processes that shape it
Hominid: a modern human or a member of an earlier group that may have included ancestors or relatives of modern humans
Stone Age: a period of time during which hominids made lasting tools and weapons mainly from stone; the earliest know period of prehistoric culture
Nomad: a person who has no settled home
Domesticate: to adapt wild plants or tame wild animals and to breed them for human use
Irrigation: supplying land with water through a network of canals