Chapter 1_Earliest Human Societies

Chapter 1_Earliest Human Societies - Chapter1: The Earliest...

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Chapter1: The Earliest Human Societies. Key Terms: Evolution of the Genus Homo History- means a systematic study of evidence of the human past, in whatever form it exists Regardless of race our fellow humans are members of the species “Homo sapiens” o 45,000years ago o Originated in Africa (East Africa) Tool-making ability is a primary indicator of the development of the hominids and human beings The Paleolithic Age: From the appearance of the 1 st tool making hominids to 10,000 BCE Families were no more than 40 people Human Development o Both physical appearance and their vital capacity to reason, plan and organize changed o Hominids became more upright, and their skulls enlarged and became more rounded to encompass a gradually enlarging brain. Less hairy and arms shorter, and hip structure changed o By late Paleolithic (100,000-10,000 yrs ago) groups were living in caves for long periods of time Agricultural Revolution
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