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Room 27 Mogadore Timelines

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timeline
A diagram that shows when events took place during a given period of time
chronological order
Events are arranged in the order in which they happened
B.C.
Before Christ
B.C.E.
Before Common Era
A.D.
Anno Domini
C.E.
Common Era
decade
A period of 10 years
century
A period of 100 years
generation
the time span between the birth of parents and the birth of their children
millennium
A period of one thousand years
single-tier timeline
A single line with events in chronological order
multiple-tiertimeline
A timeline with more than one line of events occurring in the same period
Gregorian Calendar
The calendar most of the world now uses and is based on movement of earth around the sun