Presentation on theme: "Ch. 1 Sect. 2 & 3. Match each of these and how they relate (once matched they are eliminated) 1. Old Stone Age 2. New Stone Age 3. Paleolithic Period."— Presentation transcript:
Match each of these and how they relate (once matched they are eliminated) 1. Old Stone Age 2. New Stone Age 3. Paleolithic Period 4. 10,000 BC until end of prehistory 5. 2 million BC to 10,000 BC 6. Neolithic Period
Explain what nomads were People who move from place to place finding food 20 to 30 people Men hunted or fished Women and children gathered
Name some Stone Age achievements Built tools and weapons out of stone, bone, or wood Fire Animal skins for clothing Spoken language Travel across water
Q. What do burial customs suggest about the beliefs of early peoples? A. Believed in an afterlife that was similar to life in this world. Buried with certain tools or weapons to help in journey.
Q. What were the key features of the Neolithic agricultural revolution? A. Learned how to plant food crops. Domesticated and kept animals so no longer dependant on hunting
Domesticate Raise in controlled ways, animals or plants Dog first
What were first cities? Catalhuyuk (chah tahl hyoo yook) 7000 BC with 6500 people and Jericho 10,000 BC few thousand
New Technologies in Villages? When to plant created first calendars Oxen and water buffalo to plow fields Separate workshops where ax heads and arrowheads built Woven cloth Pottery
Q. Which beginning city location has the best chance at survival? In a desert, in a forest, on a hill, by a river, or on the side of a mountain. Why? A. By a river. Floods deposited silt that made river valleys fertile for farming. Constant water supplies and easy transportation.
Q. How were government and religion closely linked in early civilizations? A. priests often had the most power. Later, rulers claimed that their power came from the gods and handed it down to their sons.
Q. What are some things that may cause you to change part of your culture? A. Environmental change, cultural diffusion through migration, trade, or warfare
Q. How did job specialization lead to the emergence of social classes in early civilizations? A. People tended to live and work with those who had the same jobs as themselves, thus forming the first social classes. Social rank depended on the power and wealth connected to one’s job. Priests and nobles usually enjoyed the highest status.
Journal Question!!! Thousands of years ago cultural changes took hundreds of years to actually occur. Why do you think that this change can happen much more quickly in today’s world??