Hunters and Gatherers of the World

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Hunters and Gatherers of the World. Chapter 1 Lesson 3. Objectives. 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. Vocabulary. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Hunters and Gatherers of the WorldHunters and Gatherers of the WorldChapter 1 Lesson 3ObjectivesIdentify the locations where early people were living during the later years of the Ice AgeDescribe the ways in which these people adapted to a variety of environmentsVocabularyNomad people with no settled home; wanderersSociety group of people living and working under a set of rules and traditionsRole - responsibilityCulture ways of life shared by members of a groupAround the WOrldAbout 15,000 years ago, the world grew warmer and water levels rosePeople began to migrate to different regionsCommunities of hunters and gatherers began to develop more complex ways of life AfricaAs Earths climate changed, early Africans began migrating across the continentAs they lived in new environments, they learned how to use different resourcesEuropeAt the end of the last Ice Age, early Europeans adapted to a forest environment They developed new tools and ways of livingBecame less nomadicAsia and the PacificBetween about 14,000 12,000 years ago, people began populating Asia and the south-western pacific islandsSome began to stay longer in areas that had plentiful food North AMericaPeople in North America adapted to a variety of environments, ranging from deserts to rain forestsThey adapted their technology to available resourcesClovis people were one of the first cultures in North AmericaSouth AmericaPeople 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 skinsScientists have uncovered a 12,500 year old site in Monte Verde, Chile SummaryGroups 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 forestsAs early people learned to adapt to their local environments, they developed ways of life that were different from one anotherEven by 10,000 years ago, unique cultures existed around the world