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what is history?
period of time with record
what is pre history?
period of time with no record
What does BC stand for?
Before the birth of Christ
what does AD stand for?
after the birth of christ
what does bce stance for ?
before common era
what does ce stand for?
what is a decade?
What is a century?
what is a millenium?
is an era?
period of time with specific events
what are historians?
people who study events in the past
What is a time line?
a line marked of with a series of events
what is chronology?
a list of events in the order of which they occurred
how do people organize time
by making a time line and chronologically organizing it
What is a primary source?
an original object or document;first hand information; material that is written or produced in the time period that you may be investigating
what is an example of a primary source
diaries, journals, autobiographies, speech,photographs,and historical documents such as birth certificate government records, deeds
What is a secondary source?
something written about a primary source and that are written after the fact that is at a later date
what is an example of a secondary source
What is an artifact?
an object made by human being such as a tool or weapon
what are examples of artifacts above ground
castles, forts, canals
what are examples of artifacts below ground
chance discoveries, stories from history, ex: the siege of troy
what is bias
an unfair preference for a dislike of something
what is archeology?
the scientific study of ancient culture through the examination of artifacts and other evidence
what is anthropology
the study of humankind in all aspects especially development and culture
how do archaeology and anthropology help understand the past
archeology aims to uncover the hidden history and anthropology helps historians understand the past
what is geography
the study of earth and its people
what are the five themes of geography
location, place, region, movement, human environment interaction
What is location?
where things are located on earth, there are two types absolute and relative
what is absolute location
exact location on earth, measured with latitude and longitude (Tokyo, japan: 35N, 139E)
what is relative location
location compared to other places, changes depend upon when you're comparing it too
what is a place?
what a location is like
what is a physical characteristic of a place
the way it looks is landforms, bodies of water , etc. and it was created by nature such as mountains, rivers, lakes, seas, clime and vegetation(example: the amazon river located in brazil)
what is the human characteristics of the way
what the people are like describing that person or people and including their way of life, values and beliefs and a manmade or invented such as language, buildings, religious practices, celebrations, traditions (ex: many Mexicans are catholic)
What is a region?
the world can be divided into diffrent regions based on similarities
what are the physical characteristic of a region
landforms, bodies of water and climate that cover a large area (ex:the northeast)
what are the human characteristics of a region
the ways of life,values and beliefs of the people living in an area (ex:language- southern accents)
What is movement?
how people, goods and ideas move from place to place
examples of movement of people
planes, trains, automobiles
examples of movement of an idea
the internet, phones, tv, education
examples of movement of goods
cargo ships, freight trains, UPS
What is human-environment interaction?
people and environment are closely connected,people can adapt or modify to the environment
what is adapt
people make changes to their way of life in order to be comfortable, successful, healthy, safe or happy
what is modify
people change the environment around them in order to be comfortable successful, healthy, safe or happy
what are the current environment issues
climate change, energy resources, water conservation, deforestation