World History week 1 notes
World History week 1 notes HIST - 11050 - 001
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This 1 page Class Notes was uploaded by Katelyn Rinella on Friday January 22, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to HIST - 11050 - 001 at Kent State University taught by Matthew J. Crawford (P) in Fall 2015. Since its upload, it has received 79 views. For similar materials see WORLD HISTORY: ANCIENT AND MEDIEVAL in History at Kent State University.
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Date Created: 01/22/16
World History: Ancient and Medieval MYA= millions of years 1/21/16 ago Spreading out an settling down YA= years ago (Modern humans are the only remaining species of the BCE= Before Common Era estimated 15 species that are classified as part of the genus Homo.) (Modern humans are also the only Homo species and only large animal to colonize nearly the entire globe.) Hominids- human like species (human ancestors) Periodization- separation of time/eras Paleolithic era (from 250,000 to 10,000 years ago) (96% hunter/ gatherers) Agricultural era (from 10,000 to 200 years ago) (68% humans lived) Modern industrial era (since 1800) *10,000 years ago agriculture forms* Homo sapiens, how and why? Peculiarities of Protohumans - Versatility & adaptability - Walking upright (bipedalism) - Toolmaking (oldest tool 1.2 - 2 million years old) (1.8 million years ago- stone tools developed by Homo habilis) (200,000 years ago modern humans evolve) - Control and use of fire - Increasing brain size Q. What made Homo sapiens so special? A. Language with symbolic meaning (spoken language) - Evidence from about 40,000 YA (cave paintings, musical instruments)
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