History 1111 Ch 1 - 3 Essay

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Main benefits of the rise of agriculture to the advancing of human civilization it allowed humans to stay in one place and build settlements prehistoric cave paintings at Lascaux mostly shows large animals, such as reindeer and bison the culture responsible for the creation of the paleolithic art of Lascaux Cro-magnon the paleolithic era refers to: the old stone age, when early humans used crude stone tools and survived by hunting homo erectus was the first hominid to: use fire the distinguishing features of neanderthals and their culture were dwelling in caves in small bands, hunting, and using stone tools the neolithic era refers to: the new stone age, when early humans developed agriculture and began living in urban centers the skilled hunters who herded animals together, chased them off cliffs, and harvested their flesh: cro-magnon the prehistoric era is distinguished from the historic era by the invention of writing the ancient greek word "history" from which the english word history takes its root mean inquiry the paleolithic era is known as the old stone age because: the tools used then were made out of stone and were very crude in nature the primate order, which includes hominids, is characterized by the following flattened nails that allow for a grasping hand, stereoscopic vision accompanied by a diminished sense of smell, and development of the increasingly more complicated brain new stone age of the Neolithic revolution occurred approximately 10,000 BCE one of the most important developments during the neolithic era was development of organized agriculture and urban centers the word civilization comes from Latin word "civilis" which means political of civic paleoanthropology involves all the following study of fossils which provide most crucial evidence, study of

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