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a city in New mexico near where archaeologists found many early human-made objects

Clovis

2

an area in North African country of Algeria; the site of ancient cave paintings

Tassili

3

a prehistoric "land bridge" that once connected Asia and North America

Beringia

4

a site in Chili near where archaeologists found artifacts dating to 12,500 years ago

Monte Verne

5

a place in South Carolina where archaeologists found artifacts that were up to 18,000 years old

Topper site

6

the long period of time of time before people developed systems of writing and written language

prehistory

7

the study of past cultures through the things that remain such as buildings, tools, or pottery

archaeology

8

a scientist who uncovers evidence, or proof, from the past

archaelogists

9

an object made by people long ago

artifact

10

to move from one place to another

migrate

11

a huge ice sheet

glacier

12

a period of time when glaciers covered great stretches of land

ice age