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Prehistory

  1. 1. Pre-history<br />Mr. Taylor | World History | Chapter 1<br />
  2. 2. How to take notes<br />Do not write down exact words from the screen. Seriously, stop it.<br />Important items are always in red.<br />Sort-of important items are in green.<br />The biggest ideas are clues to answering big questions. We’ll discuss them in detail.<br />The presentations are posted online, so if you need details, you can go back later.<br />I know what’s on the test! So, trust me when I decide to move on to something else.<br />
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  4. 4. How do we signify time?<br />B.C./ A.D.<br />Before Christ<br />Anno Domini (year of our lord, NOT after death)<br />BCE/ CE<br />Before Common Era, Common Era<br />Example 64 BCE, CE 2007<br />Both use the year 1 as the start for the Common Era<br />
  5. 5. Periodization: Time is a man-made construct<br />
  6. 6. Paleolithic Era: Old Stone Age250,000-10,000 years ago<br />Hunter-gatherers/foraging<br />LONGEST era of human history<br />Got what they needed with out transforming their environment<br />
  7. 7. Paleolithic Era: Old Stone Age250,000-10,000 years ago<br />Created symbolic language which allowed them to adapt to a wide range of environments <br />This prehistoric time period is studied by …<br />
  8. 8. Archaeologists<br />Archaeology is the study of human material culture<br />
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  10. 10. Indiana Jones<br />An archeologist<br />
  11. 11. Indiana University <br />Anthropology students<br />
  12. 12. Anthropologists<br />Anthropology is the study culture, beliefs, and practices <br />
  13. 13. Anthropologist:<br />A Day in the Life<br />
  14. 14. Archeologist<br />A Day in the Life<br />
  15. 15. Archeology vs. Anthropology<br />
  16. 16. For tens of thousands of years, humans survived by hunting game and gathering edible plants. Men hunted and women gathered. They are called nomadic “hunter-gatherers”.<br />About 10,000 years ago this changed, independently all over the world as humans began to settle down in villages. WHY? <br />
  17. 17. = Neolithic Revolution<br />The major change in human life caused by the beginnings of farming(from food gathering to food producing)<br />Your textbook claims that this is one of the great breakthroughs of history.<br />That’s what we’ll study next week.<br />
  18. 18. Cool Jobs: Archeologist<br />

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