AP World History Strayer Chapter 1 Vocabulary
*Significance:* Shows in the paleolithic era people might have used women to tell time through birth, pregnancy, marriage, and death. Showed they understood differences and maybe had more permanent settlements than previously thought.
*Significance:* Shows how people believed things came to be and that they were intelligent beings.
*Significance:* It was one of the first clearly defined people in the Americas. They were hunters of large mammals. Significant because it shows what people relied on for food in the Americas.
*Significance:* This occurred at the end of the Last Ice Age. Climate change caused it to happen. It was a change in food for people and was one of the causes of the Agricultural Revolution.
*Significance:* It was the last phase of the great human Migration. It was a waterborne migration that spread their language fast and far. Domesticated plants and animals were also taken.
*Significance:* Shows that the thought that hunters and gatherers weren’t always at the point of starvation. They had time for leisure because they only needed to meet material needs.
*Significance:* They had a modern “priest” or “pope” to tell them what was going on. Used drugs to get to this state. Shows social capability.
*Significance:* These dances provided supernatural potency. This from god himself. Shows the way they connect themselves to their beliefs.
*Significance:* Caused the Agricultural Revolution and moved people to evolving socially. Through becoming more of a community and city like area.
*Significance:* Revolutionized how archaeologists thought about the Stone Age. Showed that people settled down for longer than expected.
*Significance:* The start of Agriculture and domestication of plants and animals. One of the first places big civilizations were made because of its land.
*Significance:* One of the first sustainable crops grown in the Americas during the Agricultural Revolutions.
*Significance:* First reason of globalization of agriculture. Spread of agricultural techniques, plants, and animals.
*Significance:* Bantu people introduced new things to the people in the area they moved to: iron working, new crops and techniques, and their culture. Permanent home structure.
*Significance:* People learned a lot from his culture. His people were forced to isolate themselves, but were found anyway.
*Significance:* Showed housing and domesticated foods and animals. Shows the technological innovation during this time period.
*Significance:* Involved new uses for domesticated animals: milk and harvest animals and to ride them.
*Significance:* Moved with the seasons and animals and created powerful military confederations. The domesticated animals made easier traveling on forbidding environments.
*Significance:* Example of an early town where transition to a fully settled existence was achieved. Food from agriculture and social/gender equality in communities.
*Significance:* Cultural evolution. Where people began giving different “classes”. Not through fear and violence but through kinship/gifts/charisma.
*significance* extinct species that were very close to the homo sapiens.
Significance: societies organized around kinship. They lack concentration of political power