Chapter 1 section 2 Objectives: 1. Explain the advances people made during the Old Stone Age 2. Understand what we can learn about the religious beliefs of early people 3. Explain why the agricultural revolution was a turning point in history. BELLRINGER: Page 11, “A Neolithic Home” answer the question Geography and History Body: A. The dawn of History 1. Historians called the earliest period of human history ________________ or_____________ 2. Dated from the first______________ to __________________B.C. 3. Oldest complete human skeleton in Ethiopia was named ______________. 4. Paleolithic people lived in small _______________ and __________________ bands. The men ______________ and the women_____________. 5. The Paleolithic people were ______________, moving from place to place following game _________________ and ripening fruit. 6. During the Ice Age the Earth cooled. Thick ________________, or sheets of ice spread. Paleolithic people invented________________ out of _______________, and learned to build ________________ for warmth and cooking. 7. To them the world was filled with __________________like the ones they hunted. Paintings were found in caves away from the living quarters could have been religious _____________. Archaeologist found small statues of ____________ women. Suggesting that people worshipped earth mothers goddesses, givers of ____________ and ____________. 8. People began to take great care of burying their dead which suggest a belief in _______________. B. The First Farmers 1. The Neolithic Age was one of _________, and people remaining in one place 2. Domesticating of animals gave the people a source of ____________and they became ____________ producers, which led to interaction among human _________________. C. Changing Ways of Life 1. In farming life ___________ status declined and men came to dominate family, economic, and political life. 2. During economic scarcity __________ increased. The warriors asserted their power over both men and women. 3. People accumulated more personal property. 4. New technology need to know how to protect their crops, measure out the seeds, and time accurately which brought about the creation of the ___________. 5. Inventions did not take place everywhere at the same time, it traveled slowly sometimes taking several of years.