History Quiz 2#
History voc. Eyer Middle School Pod 1 (Group A.) Spelling counts!
Terms in this set (10)
Written and other recorded events of people.
The time before writing was invented.
A scientist who examines objects from human past.
Stories passed down by word of mouth.
The study of the Earth's surface and the processes that shape it.
When did history begin?
Around five thousand (5,000) years ago (500 decades, 50 centuries, and 5 millenniums) when people in Southwest Asia and Africa developed the systems of writing. They began to keep written records of there experiences.
How do scientists learn about prehistoric times?
Scientists must rely clues other than written records.
What clues do scientists use to learn about prehistoric times?
Scientists will shift through the dirt of prehistoric camps to find bones, tools, ( Axes, swords, pickaxes, etc) and other objects.
Why do historians use oral traditions?
They tell how a society lived and what the people considered to be important.
What was the link between geography and history for the growth of Egyptian civilization?
Each year, the banks of the Nile (The largest river in the world) river flooded, depositing rich soil onto its banks. Without the Nile and its regular flooding, the whole Egyptian civilization would have not become so successful.