Jeopardy Prehistory America
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Where do scientists believe that Homo sapiens sapiens first appeared between 150,000 and 200,000 years ago?
The inhabitants of what are now Mexico and Central America were • Priests • Neanderthals • Sumerians • Mesoamericans
Because trade brought new civilizations into contact with one another; Early river valley civilizations developed independently Painting and sculpture were developed Transfer of new technology often occurred Rulers claimed that their power was based on divine approval
The transfer of new technology often occurred
Who were the first hominids to learn to make fires deliberately
The ability to acquire food on a regular basis meant that humans Had less control over their environment. Could give up nomadic ways of life and begin to live in settled communities Could use animals as pets Could use fire to cook their food
They could give up nomadic ways of life and begin to live in settled communities.
Which of the following is a complex institution? Art Family Fire Tools
Which of the following did the Sumerians invent? Calculus Irrigation Sundial Umbrella
What were the basic political units of Sumerian civilization? Ziggurat City-state Cuneiform Monarchs
How did people in the Fertile Crescent adapt to their environment? by hunting and gathering by sifting through the silt by using irrigation and drainage by abandoning the river valleys when necessary
Advanced Cities Complex Institutions Specialized Workers Record Keeping Advanced Technology
Trade resulted in contact with other peoples and the exchange of ideas, beliefs, technologies, and cultures. This is known as what?
A reliable source of meat, milk, and wool resulted from the __________of animals.