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History

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Clarisse Sy Su

on 7 April 2014

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Transcript of History

The Five Periods of History
1. Prehistory
History
What is History?
History is everything that happened in the past.
period of time before this current moment
Why is history important?
Learn from the past to make today and the future better
Study people
Historical Sources
Objects that give us information about the past
Objects
Tools
Buildings
Photos
Aztec instruments
Roman Coliseum
Martin Luther King Jr.
Paintings
"The Coronation of Napoleon"
Writings
The Book of Kells
Time
different measurements of time are used to describe the past
1 Year = ____ Months = _____ Days
1 Decade = ______ Years
1 Century = ______ Years
1 Millennium = ______ Years
12
365
10
100
1000
A.D.
B.C.
Before Christ
2. Ancient History
3. Middle Ages
4. Modern Age
5. Contemporary Age
Anno Domini
Latin: In the year of our Lord
Starts at 1 A.D. (no 0 A.D.)
The time before Christ was born
Ends at 1 B.C.
Prehistory
Ancient History
Middle Ages
Before
Modern Times...
During
Modern Times...
Modern Age
Contemporary Age
Started with the first humans and ended with the invention of writing
Paleolithic Period
Neolithic Period
Nomadic people
move from place to place to find food and shelter
Historical sources:
stone
wood
bones
People began to live in one place
They had domestic animals and crops
Historical sources:
stone
metal
Began 4,000 years ago with the invention of writing
Included the first civilizations:
Mesopotamia
China
Greece
Egypt
Civilization with
the oldest form of writing
Cuneiform
(3600 B.C.)
Linear A Writing
(1700-1450 B.C.)
Oracle Bone Writing
(1200 B.C.)
Hieroglyphics
(3200 B.C. - 400 A.D.)
type of culture and society developed by a region or period of time
Roman Empire
The Roman Empire lasted over 500 years
Built:
Amphitheaters
watched fights between gladiators and animals
Aqueducts
carry water to cities
Bridges
to travel over rivers
Stone Roads
to connect cities
Began about 1500 years ago
Two civilizations lived in the Iberian Peninsula:
Christian
Civilization
Islamic Civilization
Divided into kingdoms
an area ruled by a king or queen
Alfonso VI of Leon and Castille
Ruled: 1065-1109
Many churches and cathedrals were built
Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela
Four groups of Christians:
Study societies
Understand changes
Weapons
Money
Clothes
Furniture
What is in the past?
1. Tomorrow
2. Yesterday
3. December 30, 1989
4. June 15, 2160
5. Next week
Name one type of Historical Source
A Decade is
1. 100 years
2. 12 months
3. 4 weeks
4. 10 years
365 days is
1. A year
2. 4 weeks
3. 12 months
4. 8 months
1000 Years is
1. A decade
2. A millenium
3. A century
4. A minute
A century is
1. 15 years
2. 10 years
3. 100 years
4. 10 decades
B.C. or A.D.?
2. Start of civilization
1. Your birthday
B.C.
A.D.
4. Tomorrow's dinner
A.D.
5. Any time before Christ was born
3. Yesterday
B.C.
A.D.
Is it from the....
1. Paleolithic Period or 2. Neolithic Period
1. Metal historical sources
2. Domestic animals
3. Nomadic People
5. Bone historical sources
4. Living in one place
2
2
1
2
1
domestic
Name a domestic animal.
Cow
Dog
Chicken
Sheep
corn
apples
lettuce
strawberries
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