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  • After leading a Nomadic life for thousands of years humans gradually begin to settle down to live in one place. This process started about 10000 years ago , during the new stone age.

  • Early humans, also known as hominids , were the first members of the human family tree.

  • They emerged in Africa around 2.5 million years ago.

  • The earliest known hominids were Australopithecus, which means "southern ape".

  • They walked on two legs and had a brain size of about 500 cc.

  • Homo habilis, which means " handy man ", emerged around 2 million years ago and was the first hominid to use tools.

  • Homo erectus, which means "upright man", emerged around 1.8 million years ago and was the first hominid to leave Africa and colonize other parts of the world.

  • Neanderthals emerged in Europe and Asia around 400,000 years ago and were well-adapted to cold environments.

  • Homo sapiens, which means "wise man" , emerged in Africa around 300,000 years ago and eventually replaced all other hominids, including the Neanderthals.

  • Early humans lived in small groups and relied on hunting, gathering, and scavenging for survival.

  • They developed language, art, and culture, which helped them to survive and thrive in different environments.
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Davneet Singh has done his B.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He has been teaching from the past 14 years. He provides courses for Maths, Science, Social Science, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science at Teachoo.