Jan 1, 1000
Australopithecus afarensis - 4million to 3 million years agoAustralopithecus afarensis is known as the Southern Ape. They lived 4 milion to 3 million years ago in Africa. They were about 3 feet tall and walked on two feet. They had large foreheads and their jaws stuck out from their faces. They did not make tools.
Period: Sep 19, 1000 to
Jan 1, 1100
Homo habilis - 2 million to 1.5 million B.C.E.Homo habilis, also known as "Handy Man," lived 2 million to 1.5 million years ago in Africa. They were about 4 feet tall. They were slightly more humanlike than Lucy and her relitives; their brians were twice the size. They made simple tools like stones for chopping and cutting.
Jan 1, 1200
Homo erectus - 1.8 million to 200,000 B.C.E.Homo erectus , also known as "Upright Man," lived 1.8 million to 200,000 years ago in Africa, Asia, and Europe. They were about 5.5 feet tall. thier face looked more like modern man. They made complex tools like hand-axes. They were the first hominids to make fire. They were also the first hominds to travel out of Africa.
Jan 1, 1300
Homo sapiens neaderathalensis - 230,000-30,000 B.C.EHomo sapiens neaderathalensis (wise man) lived in Asia, Africa, and Europe. They were about 5.5 feet tall. They had large brains. They used their inteligence to make tools like scapers and knives. They hunted in groups. Their ability to work together help them survive.
Jan 1, 1400
Homo sapiens sapiens - 35,000 - 12,000 B.C.E.Homo sapiens sapiens (doubly wise man) lived 35,000 to 12,000 B.C.E. They came from Africa, and spread into Asia, Europe, Australia, and North and South America.. They were about 6 feet tall. They had high rounded sculls, large brains, small teeth and slender bones. They made engraving tools, sewing needles, and bows and arrows. They were the first painters.