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Old Stone Age) a long period of human development before the development of agriculture

Paleolithic

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A new technology discovered in the stone age used for protection against cold and predators and was a major development on the path toward other future technologies such as metallurgy.

Fire

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Cave in France in which Paleolithic wall paintings and engravings were found.

Lascaux Cave

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Hunter-gatherer lifestyle, relative gender equality, use of stone weapons and tools, beginnings of artistic representation

Characteristics of the Paleolithic Era

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figurines of women that may have represented fertility wishes

Aphrodite or Venus

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8,000-3,000 BCE - New Stone Age - Over time, people go from food seekers to food producers

Neolithic Era

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Improved stone tools, domestication of animals, seed selection and production, development of agriculture, proto-cities

Characteristics of the Neolithic Era

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One of first true cities in history, created in the Neolithic Era in 6500 to 5500 BC, from which were created agriculture, trading, temples, housing, and religions

Catal Huyuk

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Period of time before history was recorded (before a system of writing was invented)

Pre-History

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2900-1500 BCE: a prehistoric monument on Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire, England, consisting of megaliths; dating to late Neolithic and early Bronze Age. Indicated knowledge, innovation, possible religious elements due to its relationship to the summer solstice.

Stonehenge

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The keeping of animals and the growing of food on a regular basis.

Systematic Agriculture

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Focusing work effort on a particular product or a single task.

Specialization of Labor