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How do people today learn about people who lived tens of thousands of years ago?

People today send people called archeologists to look at look at the clothes, artifact and tools of what is left of that time and even oral tradition

Choose a landform or water body such as a river, mountain range, or lake and describe how it would affect the people who lived around it.

It could effect in ways such as trade, religion and couture.

Describe how Old Stone Age people in east Africa millions of years ago got food.

They got food by hunting animals and gathering crops.

How did new Stone Age people have food?

They grew and farmed crops and they also hunted.

Explain the connection between farming and the growth of early cities

Farming and crowing food led to a surplus witch led to population growth and that led to cities.

What caused social classes to develop?

Cities caused social classes to develop.

Distinguish between the Old Stone Age and the New Stone Age

The Old Stone Age people were nomads and they hunted but they did not know how to grow food. The New Stone Age was settled in villages and they farmed and they had a surplus of food. 

Prehistory is the events in the period of time before writing was invented

History is the written and other recorded events.

Archeologists are scientists that examine objects to learn about past people and cultures. 

An Oral tradition is stories that have been passed down by the word of moth.

A nomad is a person who has no single home

Fertile is soil that has what plants need to grow

Domesticate is to tame

Irrigation is to supply land with water by means of ditches, pipes, or streams; water artificially.

A civilization is a society with cities, a government and workers who specialize in certain jobs

A surplus is an extra amount of something

An artisan is a worker who is especially skilled in making something.

A social class is a group that is made up of people with 1. similar backgrounds 2. wealth and 3. Ways of living

Fire led to light, the ability to cook, protection and make new tools. Tools led to hunting better, trade, cutting meat, construction wheel led to trade and transportation

Civilization Trade, Cities, government, social classes, writing, culture and art

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