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  • Invention of tools, mastery of fire, and development of language Paleolithic age: Old stone age. 2.5 million BC to 8000 B.C. Neolithic Age: New Stone age. 8000 B.C. to 3000 B.C. (more advanced) Stone Age
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  • Hominid: Humans and other creatures that walk upright Evolution of humans
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  • 4 million to 1 million B.C. Southern and eastern Africa Brain size 500 cm^3 First humanlike creature to walk upright Opposable thumb Australeopithecines
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  • 2.5 Million to 1.5 million B.C. East Africa Brain size 700 cm^3 man of skill: first to make stone tools Homo Habilis
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  • 1.6 Million to 30,000 B.C. Africa, Asia, and Europe Brain size 1,000cm^3 upright man Better tools First to migrate from Africa First to use fire Beginning of language Homo Erectus
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  • wise men Physically similar to homo erectus but much larger brains Neanderthal and Cro magnon Modern humans (Homo sapien sapien) Homo sapiens
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  • Could be first of homo sapiens 200,000 to 30,000 B.C. Europe and SW Asia Brain size 1450 cm^3 Had religious beliefs and rituals Very resourceful Neanderthal
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  • 40,000 to 8000 B.C Europe Brain size 1400 cm^3 Identical to modern humans Superior hunters Advanced spoken language Cro Magnon
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  • Migration Routes What do migration routes of homo sapiens reveal about their survival skills and ability to adapt?

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