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History Alive - Investigating the Past
Terms in this set (45)
"Anno Domino" (In the Year of Our Lord) used to indicate the years after the birth of Jesus
the study of the distant past, from the earliest humans through the first great civilizations
The scientific study of the origin, the behavior, and the physical, social, and cultural development of humans.
a social scientist who studies of the origin, the behavior, and the physical, social, and cultural development of humans. Examples study music, clothing, food, dance etc
objects made or used by humans that we can learn about the past history.
accepting something as true without proof
Meaning before Christ, used to indicate the years before the birth of Jesus Christ
"Before Common Era" used instead of B.C. by non-believers in Jesus Christ
Cause and Effect
the concept in which an action or event will produce a certain response to the action in the form of another event.
Colored Minerals + Animal Fat / Vegetable
'Common Era', used instead of A.D. by non-believers in Jesus Christ
The sequence in which events happened (first to last)
anything that helps to guide or direct use in the solution of a problem or unsolved mystery.
a member of the police force who investigates crimes by gathering information, clues and evidence to solve crimes.
anything that is written
Information that helps prove something is true of false
something that is known to be true
Name given to people born in the same ten year period as other people
social scientists who study natural features of the Earth and how people, places and things relate to the Earth
The study of the Earth and the people, places and things relate to the Earth
all things that we have inherited from previous generations and which we value
- to mark (an interesting detail or event) with a fluorescent colored marker as a way of remember important information.
One who writes or compiles a chronological record of events
a chronological record of past events
a theory that tries to answer questions about the past, can be tested against the evidence given by a historians sources
a way of looking into an event or subject using clues and evidence in hopes of finding the truth
first site with discovered cave art from early humans
A person's written record of his or her life
A person's feelings and beliefs based on emotions and feelings
pictures that represent words
A person's point of view on life
the time period before people wrote written records of past events.
the dislike of a person or group of people without reason
a source that was created during the period the historian is investigating
Who, What, When, Where, Why and How
the search for the truth with a systematic investigation, with an open mind, to locate facts, usually uses a scientific method.
pieces of wood used to make ladder structure
a piece of evidence created after the time being studied
an expert who studies human society
written and non-written items that help us to understand past events, people and information about what others thought about the items
things that we use or make to make our lives easier.
historical events in there chronological order
fire sticks or bowls used for light
a method of investigation in which is a problem must first be identified and with observations, experiments, important data are used to make an educated guess (hypotheses) to solve the problem
is an unproven idea or assumption on based on some information
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