15Skills and Beliefs of the Old Stone Age Also called the Paleolithic PeriodEarly people were nomads, or people who move place to place to find food.Typically, around people lived in small bands or groups.Men-hunted, Women/Children-gathered
18Around 100,000 years ago some people began burying their dead with great care. Some anthropologists believe that this was the first sign of religion.Many scholars think our ancestors believed that the world was full of spirits and forces that might reside in animals objects or dreams.Evidence of this is found in cave paintings.
20How was the introduction of agriculture a turning point in History?
21The Neolithic Revolution Around 12,000 years ago, people learned to farm.It happened at different times all around the world.Along with farming, people also began to domesticate animals.
22Dramatic ChangeSettled Farming= Establishment of the first settled villages and significant advances in technology and culture. Why?Jericho (Israel)- 10,000-9,000 B.C.Catalhuyuk (modern-day Turkey)- 7,000 B.C.Cultural changes- Men dominate, differences in wealth, increase in warfare.Technological changes- Calendars, Plowing, weaving, and pottery.