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Stone Age Cultures - Chapter Summary
Check out this fun history chapter to study the characteristics of many Stone Age cultures. Through a series of simple lessons, you'll review aspects of different Stone Age cultures from Europe, North America, Asia and Africa. The chapter is entirely self-paced, and you can use any Internet-connected device to study. Take the accompanying self-assessment quizzes to help retain the information you learn. If you have any questions about these cultures, simply reach out to our expert instructors online. When you're finished working through the chapter, you should be equipped to:
- Identify important historical sites from England's Stone Age
- Describe the Stone Age in China
- Summarize the history of India's Stone Age
- Recognize historically important explorers from the Stone Age in North America
- Evaluate cultures from the European Stone Age
- Interpret facts about the Stone Age in Ireland
- Assess useful technologies from the Stone Age in Africa
1. The Stone Age in England: History & Sites
Did you know that the British Isles were not always separate from Europe? Learn more about how England in particular became separated from Europe and about the people who inhabited it during the Stone Age in this lesson.
2. The Stone Age in China
In this lesson we discover the Stone Age period in China. Though the archaeological record is incomplete, several sites in China offer us a glimpse into humankind in the distant past.
3. The Stone Age in India: History, Culture & Tools
Before there were metal tools, human societies used stone to interact with the world. In this lesson, we'll explore India's Stone Age and see how human cultures changed over this long period of time.
4. The Stone Age in North America: Explorers & Tools
In most parts of the world, we have a pretty good idea about when the Stone Age began. In North America, this is still a source of debate, and in this lesson we'll look at evidence as to why this is the case.
5. The Stone Age in Ireland: Farmers, Art & Facts
Who were the first people to live on Ireland, and what were their lives like? In this lesson, we're going to examine Ireland's various Stone Age cultures and see how they changed over time.
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Other chapters within the Major Eras in World History Study Guide course
- The Stone Age
- The Bronze & Iron Ages
- Classical Greece
- Rome & the Holy Roman Empire
- Government & Culture in the Middle Ages
- Renaissance & Reformation
- World Exploration & Colonization
- Revolution & Independence Movements
- The Industrial Revolution & Enlightenment
- A World at War
- The Cold War Era
- The Hittite Empire
- The Neolithic Age
- The Paleolithic Age
- The Mesolithic Age
- The Iron Age
- Iron Age Cultures
- Stone Age People
- The Bronze Age
- Bronze Age Cultures