EARLY MAN
WORLD CULTURES
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JAVA MAN
 ISLAND
PACIFIC
OF JAVA, SOUTH
Java Continued
BONES FOUND IN 1891
 LIVED ABOUT 500,000 YEARS AGO
 5 FT. TALL, WALKED BENT OVER
 SKULL WAS SIMILAR TO AN APE
BUT THE CRANIUM SPACE WAS
BIGGER

WHAT COULD JAVA
MAN DO THAT AN
APE COULDN’T?
JAVA MAN MADE
TOOLS OUT OF STONE
(STONE AGE)
 HE
MADE SOMETHING TO
MAKE LIFE BETTER!!!
 Cognitive
Action
PEKING MAN

FOUND NEAR PEKING, CHINA
Peking Continued
BONES FOUND MID 1800s
 LIVED 350,000 YEARS AGO
 5FT. 2 IN. TALL – WALKED SOME
WHAT BENT OVER
 CRANIUM CAPACITY IS LARGER
THAN JAVA MAN

WHAT CAN PEKING
MAN DO BETTER?
HIS STONE TOOLS…
 WERE
MADE BETTER
 HE HAD MORE OF A VARIETY
OF TOOLS
 WERE USED TO HUNT ANIMALS
– MAJOR BREAKTHROUGH!!!
PEKING MAN ALSO
HARNASSED
FIRE
NEANDERTHAL MAN

FOUND IN A GORGE IN GERMANY.
NEANDERTHAL
Continued
BONES FOUND 1850s
 LIVED 150,000 YEARS AGO
 5FT. 4IN. TALL – WALKED SLIGHTLY
BENT
 CRANIUM CAPACITY IS EXACTLY
LIKE OURS

WHAT CAN
NEANDERTHAL
MAN DO?
NEANDERTHAL ….
 MAN’S
STONE TOOLS SHOW
WONDERFUL WORKMANSHIP
 MAN HUNTED PROFICIENTLY
 MAN UTILIZED FIRE
HE ALSO…
 TOOK
CARE OF HIS SICK
 TRIED TO PREVENT PEOPLE
FROM DYING
 BURIED HIS DEAD
CRO-MAGNON MAN

FOUND IN A CAVE IN FRANCE
Cro-Magnon Continued
 LIVED
25,000 YEARS AGO
 5FT. 6IN. TALL – WALKED
UPRIGHT
 CRANIUM CAPACITY EXACTLY
LIKE US
WHAT CAN CROMAGNON MAN DO?
EVERYTHING THE
OTHERS DID ONLY…
HIS TOOLS WERE A WORK OF ART
 HE HUNTED PROFICIENTLY
 HE PAINTED – MURALS ON CAVE
WALLS
 HE HAD A SENSE OF BEAUTY

Reconstructed Skulls
PALEOLITHIC AGE
1
MILLION TO 10,000 BC
 INCLUDES: JAVA MAN, PEKING
MAN, NEANDERTHAL
MAN,CRO-MAGNON MAN
 OTHER NAMES: ICE AGE /
STONE AGE
 PEOPLE WERE NOMADIC
MESOLITHIC AGE
 10,000
BC TO 5,000 BC
 THE WORLD BEGINS TO MELT
 AGRICULTURE BEGINS
 PEOPLE STARTED TO GATHER
AND STAY TOGETHER: THEY
CREATED ROOTS
NEOLITHIC AGE
5000 BC TO 3,000 BC
 INSTITUTIONS WERE CREATED
 FAMILY(PARENTS & CHILDREN)
 EXTENDED FAMILY (BLOOD LINES)
 CLAN (PEOPLE WITH COMMON
ANCESTOR AND HERITAGE)
 TRIBE (BELIEVE IN COMMON
HERITAGE AND LIVE TOGETHER)

HOW DOES A
CIVILIZATION COME
ABOUT?



PEOPLE SETTLE
DOWN
CREATE
INSTITUTIONS
DIVISION OF
LABOR



FOREIGN POLICY
SENSE OF
CULTURE
ABILITY TO
WRITE
THEORIES ABOUT
CIVILIZATION
CLIMATE
TERRAIN THEORY
NOMADIC THEORY