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1 Paleolithic and Neolithic Man Unit 1 AP World History
2 Agenda for today 1. Bell Ringer 2. Expectations for the Class Textbooks3. Lecture: Paleolithic and Neolithic ManInterpretation of Cave Paintings.4. The Lemon Tree assignment5. Timeline Activity: Advancement of Man6. Map Activity: Spread of humans.7. HW: Vocabulary assignment.
3 The First Humans Homo Sapiens emerge 250,000 years ago. Small clans develop, and every generation moves 2-3 miles.World is populated around BCE“Africa Theory”All human development began in Africa, moved outward.
4 Hunter-Gatherer Societies Paleo- Old StoneHunter-gatherersPatterns developForm clans of 30Moved frequentlyRough gender equalityWomen stayed closer to camp, while men hunted.Adapting was necessary for survival.
5 Neolithic Revolution 10000-4000 BCE Food is produced instead of gathered.Animals domesticated over time.Settled into communities.These were still relatively nomadic.
6 Growth of Farming Permanent settlements develop with better farming. Catal HuyukHome placementFood surplus leads to more time for leisure.Polytheistic Religious traditions, “Mother Earth”.
7 ConsequencesSettlement leads to trade, but also a need for protection.Specialization of labor.Men remained in the field, while women were relegated to household tasks.Gender inequality develops.Eventually, the patriarchal society and the need for protection would change the village.
8 Analyze the lifestyle of Paleolithic man, and how it differed from Neolithic man.