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Prehistoric History. Please draw the following timeline in your notes and leave space by each date to write an short description of the events occurring during that time. . 5000 B.C. . ≈ 2 million -3 million years ago. 3000 B.C. . 30,000 B.C. . 400,000- 100,000 B.C. 15,000 B.C. . - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


Stone-Age History

Prehistoric HistoryPlease draw the following timeline in your notes and leave space by each date to write an short description of the events occurring during that time. 2 million -3 million years ago3000 B.C. 400,000-100,000 B.C.5000 B.C. 8000 B.C. 10,000B.C. 15,000B.C. 16,000B.C. 30,000B.C. 500,000- 300,000 B.C.From Pangaea to Modern ContinentsPangaea began to break apart around 200,000,000 years ago.

Homo Habilis Handy Man becomes our first known ancestor to make and use tools. 2 million -3 million years ago2,000,000 to 3,000,000 years ago. 500,000- 300,000 B.C.

500,000- 300,000 B.C. Fire is first controlled. Most likely achieved by the species Homo Erectus.

400,000 to 100,000 B.C. Homo Sapiens (our species) emerge. 400,000-100,000 B.C.

Over thousands of years after emerging from East Africa, Homo Sapiens migrated to all corners of the earth. 30,000B.C. 30,000 B.C. People begin making cave drawings

Chauvet Cave PaintingsLocated in Southern France, the paintings found in Chauvet cave are the oldest ever found. They were painted approximately 30,000 years ago. There are hundreds of paintings found throughout the cave depicting at least 13 different species of animals.

16,000B.C. 16,000 B.C. Maximum Extent of Last Ice Age. 15,000 B.C.- Humans migrate from Asia to the Americas by way of a land bridge. 15,000B.C.

8000 B.C. 8,000 B.C. Due to warming climates and fertile land, humans begin to farm. This transition from Hunting and Gathering to Farming is known as, The Neolithic Revolution! PaleolithicNeolithicHunt of FarmNomadic- Moving constantly, always following herds. Neolithic Revolution = Domestication of plants and animals.DwellingsMouths of caves, huts, skin tents. Mud brick supported by timber, plastered walls and floors, and fortifications (towers, walls). Community life.Permanent structures BuiltNoYes (houses, cromlechs, dolmen).

Tools Chipped StonePolished stone (obsidian), woven baskets, clay vessels.Clothes Animal SkinsAnimal skin, woven garmentsArt Cave painting, sculpture, reliefWall painting, sculpture, reliefSculpture MaterialStone, Mammoth Ivory, Reindeer horn.Stone, Clay (Baked)

5,000 B.C.- Birth of Civilization5000 B.C. 3000 B.C.

3,000 B.C The period of written history begins. Sumerian CuneiformEgyptian HieroglyphicsQ: What is a Civilization?

A: Historians usually consider a population to be civilized if it posses eight criteria. These eight items are known as the Eight Features of Civilization1. Cities2. Well-Organized Central Government3. Complex Religions4. Job Specialization5. Social Classes6. Arts and Architecture7. Public Works Projects8. Writing


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