Intro to Historical Thinking
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All citizens have the power to make laws
Something created by someone that was alive during the time of the event.
An interpretation of or analysis of an artifact from the time of the event.
Identifying the author, the time period and where was it written.
Identifying when and where the document was written? What was different then?
Identifying the author's claim, what evidence the author used to support his/her claim and the language used to persuade the audience.
Identifying what other documents say about the same topic.
The different interpretations about the past events
A ruler on a map that gives a ratio of distance on the map to real distance.
A guide that explains what the symbols or colors on a map represent
A diagram that represents the four cardinal directions.
distance, measured in degrees, North (N) or South (S) from the Equator (horizontal lines)
Zero latitude that divides the Earth into the Northern and Southern hemispheres.
Distance, measured in degrees, East (E) or West (W) from the Prime Meridian (vertical lines)
Zero longitude that divides the Earth into Western and Eastern hemispheres. The Prime Meridian is used to determine time difference.
Half of a sphere or globe
A representation of all or part of the earth, showing a group of features in terms of their relative size and position.
Shows information about the climate of an area like temperature, the amount of snow an area receives, etc.
Shows the specific type of economic activity or natural resources available in an area through different symbols or colors.
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