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Paleolithic Women

 1. Paleolithic rock art: People left their hunting records, drawings of their culture and experiences on cave walls with bright colours, some of which have been preserved up to today. Also, paleolithic people made small statues or carvings out of stone, of figures such as Venus figures. In addition, although it may seem like art to modern world, they used stone tools to hunt and gather. 1. Venus figurines : In places all over the world, from Europe to Russia, figurines of women have been...

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Neolithic Vs Paleolithic

 DBQ Essay On The Paleolithic and Neolithic Eras Life changed dramatically between the Paleolithic and Neolithic times. Paleolithic is the early phase of the Stone Age, lasting about 2.5 million years, when primitive stone implements were used. The Paleolithic Period was also called the Old Stone Age. Neolithic is the later part of the Stone Age, when ground or polished stone weapons and implements prevailed. The Neolithic Period was also called the New Stone Age. The Neolithic Revolution...

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Paleolithic Era

Within the Paleolithic era, many changes occurred from cultural to biological. Several of the changes the happened in this time period, have remained today. At the beginning of the Paleolithic era our primate ancestors existed, but by the end humans in our modern form existed across the world. Homo sapiens sapiens remains have been dated to 100,000 years ago. The emergence of art, the beginning of personal adornment, the domestication of the dog, and intentional burials started in this time period...

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Comparing Paleolithic Societies

Comparing Paleolithic Societies   A.  Both the San and the Chumash preserved their ancient way of life into modern times. B.  The San of Southern Africa 1.  Northern fringe of the Kalahari Desert (present-day Angola, Namibia, Botswana) 2.  50,000–80,000 San still live in the region 3.  Part of the Khoisan language family, inhabited southern Africa at least 5,000 years  a.  Gathering and hunting way of life, with stone tools b.  Remarkable rock art, going back 26,000 years   i.  Tradition...

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Paleolithic vs. Neolithic

man. Essentially, this is what happened when the Paleolithic cultures evolved into the Mesolithic, and eventually the Neolithic culture. The concepts of specialization and diversification were relevant in the transformation of these cultures. Specialization can be defined as “a structural adaptation of a body part to a particular function or of an organism for life in a particular environment” (Merriam-Webster). The hunter-gatherers of the Paleolithic culture were prepared, sometimes at a moment’s...

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Paleolithic to Neolithic change over time

occurred, there was a time period called the Paleolithic Age. During the Paleolithic Age (2500000 BCE - 8,000 BCE) the way of life was hunting and gathering. People relied on hunting and gathering as their food source, therefore they moved from place to place never really settling in one spot. The men usually had the job of hunting for food, and the women had the role of gathering plants and berries and taking care of the children. Therefore, the women had an equal role to the men and were treated...

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Paleolithic and Neolithic Era

 Paleolithic and Neolithic Era Katherina Velsh HIS 112 December 1st, 2014 John Bollweg Introduction Great differences are present between the Paleolithic and Neolithic eras, as well as similarities. Great historical events occurred between the two eras that changed the way humans lived forever. Life back in those eras could appear simpler, less complicated, but it was just the opposite. Survival was the goal and everyday was a struggle to live another day. Homo sapiens, another...

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Becoming Paleolithic Our class will be going outside to try to help us understand Paleolithic times. We will experience the world as Paleolithic people did – bringing only what we can carry, having no permanent shelters, creating our own art from the materials around us and having to figure out the best place to stay. For this activity, we will assume that you are travelling in a small family group that is part of a larger group of 31. You can be with either two other people or work with...

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Paleolithic vs. Neolithic

Paleolithic vs. Neolithic The first scholars that existed named the whole period of human devolvement the “Stone Age.” The Stone Age is divided into three periods which are Paleolithic which means the old Greek age, Mesolithic and Neolithic which is the new Greek age. The Paleolithic and Neolithic stone ages have many great differences and have changed greatly between the two periods. This has been the unmasking of the habits of all man including ones in modern day. Primitive man traveled...

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Innovations of the Upper Paleolithic

Innovations of the Upper Paleolithic The Upper Paleolithic can be considered a turning point in the evolution of human beings. During the Upper Paleolithic various cultural innovations changed the way people would like their lives from that point forward. Perhaps the most important of these innovations being stone tools and blades, the domestication of dogs, art, and evolution of self-identity. The manufacturing of stone tools and blades was very apparent during the Upper Paleolithic The emergence of...

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