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  • Early Peoples
    • Mrs. Johnson and Mrs. Agosta
  • 1. The Paleolithic Age or Old Stone Age.
    • A. The first people lived more than two million years ago, originating in Africa.
  • 2. Hunters and Gatherers
    • A. Paleolithic people were nomads , or people who moved in search of food.
  • 3. Adapting to the Environment
    • Simple tools: digging sticks + weapons
    • Technology - the skills and tools people use to meet basic needs
    • C. Language developed to cooperate for hunting.
    • D. Clothing of animal skins.
  • 4. Spiritual Beliefs
    • The dead were buried with tools and weapons, suggesting a belief in an afterlife.
  • 5. Lucy- the oldest human skeleton found Lucy’s skull
  • 6. Out of Africa
    • The earliest people lived in Africa and then migrated.
    • READ! DON’T WRITE!
    • Some migrated over a land bridge into North America.
    • Others migrated by boat to Pacific islands.
  • Early Human Migration
  • HW 2 Instructions:
    • Using Chapter 1, Section 2 in your text:
    • Create a Double Bubble Map to show the similarities and differences between the Paleolithic Era and the Neolithic Era.
    • Think about comparison categories like: food, dwellings, technology developed, religion, art
    Neolithic Era Paleolithic Era
    • OR
    • Create a Multi-Flow Map to show the causes and effects of the Neolithic Revolution.
  • Cave Paintings
  • How is this an example of cultural diffusion? B. Migration led to cultural diffusion , the exchange of ideas, customs, and goods among cultures.