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  • animism : belief that spirits inhabit plants, animals, or other natural objects.
  • nomad : people who move from place to place in search of food.
  • artifact : objects made by humans.
  • civilization : an advanced stage of human society marked by a well organized government and high levels of culture, science, and industry.
  • neolithic : period from about 12,000 years ago that ended about 5,000 years ago.
  • culture : the way of life of a society.
  • anthropology : the study of humans, past and present.
  • paleolithic : period from about 2 million years ago to 12,000 years ago.
  • surplus : the goods left over after all needs have been met.
  • technology : the skills and tools people use to meet their basic needs and wants.
  • domesticate : to raise plants and animals in a controlled way that makes them best suited to human use.
  • prehistory : period of time before people invented writing.
  • neolithic : _ revolution - change in human societies from hunting and gathering to a more settled way of life based on agriculture.
  • scribe : specially trained person who could read and write'
  • polytheistic : belief in many gods.
  • archaeology : the study of past people and cultures through their material remains.
  • artisan : skilled craftsman.
  • empire : a group of states or territories controlled by one ruler.