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Transcript of 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
Objects that give us information about the past
Martin Luther King Jr.
"The Coronation of Napoleon"
The Book of Kells
different measurements of time are used to describe the past
1 Year = ____ Months = _____ Days
1 Decade = ______ Years
1 Century = ______ Years
1 Millennium = ______ Years
2. Ancient History
3. Middle Ages
4. Modern Age
5. Contemporary Age
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.
Started with the first humans and ended with the invention of writing
move from place to place to find food and shelter
People began to live in one place
They had domestic animals and crops
Began 4,000 years ago with the invention of writing
Included the first civilizations:
the oldest form of writing
Linear A Writing
Oracle Bone Writing
(3200 B.C. - 400 A.D.)
type of culture and society developed by a region or period of time
The Roman Empire lasted over 500 years
watched fights between gladiators and animals
carry water to cities
to travel over rivers
to connect cities
Began about 1500 years ago
Two civilizations lived in the Iberian Peninsula:
Divided into kingdoms
an area ruled by a king or queen
Alfonso VI of Leon and Castille
Many churches and cathedrals were built
Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela
Four groups of Christians:
What is in the past?
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
4. Tomorrow's dinner
5. Any time before Christ was born
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
Name a domestic animal.