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1

What is the definition of colonies?

Countries or regions taken over and controlled by another state.

2

Catal Huyuk

Probably the world's first city in modern day Turkey.

3

Hunter-gatherers

People who live by hunting animals and gathering food in the wild.

4

Cuneiform

A writing system in which lines were drawn as wedge-shaped marks.

5

Agriculture

Farming and herding animals.

6

Fossils

Remains of plants or animals found in rocks.

7

Palaeontologist

A scientist who studies fossils.

8

Homo-ergaster

The first human-like species to appear in Africa.

9

Middens

Coastal refuse heaps.

10

Fertile Crescent

the area now roughly covered by
Israel/Palestine, Lebanon, Jordan, Syria, south-east Turkey and Iraq

11

Flint

Is a stone which can create fire.

12

What is the meaning of the word nomadic?

Moving constantly from place to place.

13

Q14-

This is because social classes developed which meant that some people were rulers and that some people were workers or slaves and those two groups did not have the same rights.