Chapter 1 – Learning Objectives

Stephanie Guerin-Yodice

When you finish this chapter, you should be able to:

  1. identify tools that were instrumental in advancing human societies in the Paleolithic and Neolithic periods
  2. understand how technology advanced nomadic peoples from hunter-gatherers to emerging agricultural communities
  3. identify how technology was applied to everyday life and how it developed into a material culture
  4. analyze how technological advances transformed Mesopotamia from an agricultural society to city-states and then to advanced civilizations
  5. gain knowledge pertaining to the technological dissemination of ideas throughout the Fertile Crescent


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