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hominids

earliest ancestors of human

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paleolithic age

old stone age
made tools
hunters and gatherers
nomadic

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what is in stage 1 of the paleolithic age?

hominids -- two legged primates
--includes humans
-- australopithecines
--an appausable thumb

4

what is in stage 2 of the paleolithic age?

homo habilis -- man of skills
--stone tools
--found shelter
-- found cave paintings

5

stage 3 of paleolithic age?

homo erectus -- upright human being
-- bipedalism
--larger and primitive tools (primitive tech)
--first to use fire

6

stage 4 of paleolithic age?

homo sapiens -- wise human being
--neanderthals
-- cro magnons

7

what are neanderthals

--1st skull of neanerthal man
-- clothes out of animal skins
--lived in caves and tents

8

stage 5 of paleolithic age?

cro magnons-- homo sapiens sapiens (wise wise humans_

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neolithic

new stone age

10

gradual shift from..

nomadic lifestyle to hunting and gathering

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the agricultural revolution

developed independently in different parts of the world

12

homo sapiens fossils

--human evolution based on culture
-- increased brain size in hominids

13

prosimians

--oldest living primates (small and nocturnal)

14

anthropoids

--human like primates
- new world monkeys
-old world monkeys
-hominoids

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hominoids

hominids
great apes
living and extinct humans