Social Studies Chapter 1 Ancient Civilizations The Tools of History

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<ul><li><p>Social Studies Chapter 1Ancient CivilizationsThe Tools of History</p></li><li><p>the study of Earth and its peoplegeography</p></li><li><p>one of 7 large landmasses on EarthcontinentAntarcticaNorth AmericaSouth AmericaAfricaEuropeAsiaAustralia</p></li><li><p>a naturally formed feature of Earths land surfacelandform</p></li><li><p>pattern of weather conditions in a certain location over a long period of timeclimate</p></li><li><p>plant life in an areavegetation</p></li><li><p>measure distance east and west of the prime meridianlongitude</p></li><li><p>measure distance north and south of the equatorlatitude</p></li><li><p>an equal half of the globehemispherethis is the western hemispherethe eastern hemisphere is on the side we cannot see</p></li><li><p>Maps showing features (i.e. country boundaries) that people makepolitical mapAfrica does not look like this from space</p></li><li><p>map showing landforms and bodies of waterphysical map</p></li><li><p>map showing a distribution or patternthematic map</p></li><li><p>a human-made objectartifact</p></li><li><p>a preserved remain of early lifefossil</p></li><li><p>a human or human-like creature that walks on two feethominid</p></li><li><p>period marked by the use of the simplest tools by the earliest humans (2.5 million-8,000 B.C.)Paleolithic Age (Old Stone Age)</p></li><li><p>period during which early humans began to control fire and develop language (10,000 6,000 B.C.)Mesolithic Age (Stone Age)</p></li><li><p>period marked by the beginning of farming and the development of pottery and weaving (8,000 3,000 B.C.)Neolithic Age (New Stone Age)</p></li><li><p>something written or created by a person who witnessed a historic eventprimary source</p></li><li><p>an account of a historical event written by someone who did not witness the eventsecondary source</p></li><li><p>an unwritten account of an event passed on by word-of-mouthoral history</p></li></ul>

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