It is believed that Homo habilis were the first hominids to create and use tools. These creatures lived in Africa about 1.5 million years ago. Homo habilis probably lived alongside Australopithecus. However, their larger bodies and brains would have given them a clear advantage.
The best reason for having dreams is that in dreams no reasons are necessary.
The first losing candidate in a US presidential election was Thomas Jefferson. He lost to John Adams. George Washington had been unopposed.