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Chapter 1 Lesson 3.  Identify the locations where early people were living during the later years of the Ice Age  Describe the ways in which these people.

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1 Chapter 1 Lesson 3

2  Identify the locations where early people were living during the later years of the Ice Age  Describe the ways in which these people adapted to a variety of environments

3  Nomad – people with no settled home; wanderers  Society – group of people living and working under a set of rules and traditions  Role - responsibility  Culture – ways of life shared by members of a group

4  About 15,000 years ago, the world grew warmer and water levels rose  People began to migrate to different regions  Communities of hunters and gatherers began to develop more complex ways of life

5  As Earth’s climate changed, early Africans began migrating across the continent  As they lived in new environments, they learned how to use different resources

6  At the end of the last Ice Age, early Europeans adapted to a forest environment  They developed new tools and ways of living  Became less nomadic

7  Between about 14,000 – 12,000 years ago, people began populating Asia and the south- western pacific islands  Some began to stay longer in areas that had plentiful food

8  People in North America adapted to a variety of environments, ranging from deserts to rain forests  They adapted their technology to available resources  Clovis people were one of the first cultures in North America

9  People who first settled South America adapted to the rain forests, mountains, and other environments  Used trees and animals to make houses with wood frames, covered with animal skins  Scientists have uncovered a 12,500 year old site in Monte Verde, Chile

10  Groups of hunters and gatherers around the world found ways to survive in a wide range of environments  Among there environments were deserts, grasslands, forests, coastlines, and rain forests  As early people learned to adapt to their local environments, they developed ways of life that were different from one another  Even by 10,000 years ago, unique cultures existed around the world


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