Compared to earlier hominins H sapiens made some incredible advancements within

Compared to earlier hominins h sapiens made some

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Compared to earlier hominins, H. sapiens made some incredible advancements within a short time. This certainly had a lot to do with the large brains that H. sapiens had evolved. The species spread farther than any of our earlier ancestors had. Culture and technology became very important. Because of technological advancements that made life easier, like the atlatl, H. sapiens had free time to devote to art. Anthropologists don't know when it first started happening, but H. sapiens started developing spoken communication, too! As our species continued to develop from early H. sapiens , all of those developments would prove to be extremely important.
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Vocabulary for College Readiness For college readiness, it is important to understand academic and subject- specific terms. These SAT words are presented throughout the lessons to expand your vocabulary. Fettered - trapped Hierarchy - social structure that includes different levels Inhibit - prevent, restrain, stop Relegate -to assign to the proper place Biased - likely to favor one group or individual over others The Role of Social Groups Analyze the role of social groups and the existence of social stratification. social group --(noun) A collection of people with a shared sense of community formal social group --(noun) A social group with a specific name and mission informal Social Group --(noun) A social group with no specific name or mission fend --(verb) Look after abusive --(adjective) Harmful Social Groups The term "social" means "having to do with people," so social groups can be large or small groups of people. At the most basic level, people need social groups to survive. Without parents, infants die. Without families, young children have no homes and no sense of identity. Without a community, people of all ages must fend for themselves. Some will survive, but others won't. In the modern American world, though, social groups offer much more than survival. They help us figure out who we are. What's more, they allow us to
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be ourselves. Most people in America are part of many different social groups, all at the same time. Social groups are important because they help you to Understand where you fit in your community Build relationships at many different levels Learn cultural norms A group of employees at a place of business Feel secure, valued, and respected Find outlets for your many different sides Of course, it is possible to be part of a social group that does not support you or that supports you poorly. For example, you might be part of an abusive family. You could be a member of a religious group whose beliefs you don't share. You could be a part of a school or work community that treats you badly. When that happens, you may Feel fettered by your social community Be unable to make healthy relationships outside of your social groups Be undervalued, insecure, or disrespected Have little opportunity to grow or express yourself Sometimes, it's possible to change your social connections. Many people
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