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Social Studies Review Sheet #1

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Study of natural phenomina using systematic observation and experimentation
Science
Study of the human mind, memory, mental processes, and behavior
Psychology
Study of interpersonal interaction, groups and society
Sociology
Production, disturbution and consuption of goods and services
Economics
Anno Domini
In the year of the Lord
change in B.C. numbers as you move toward the future
they become smaller
Years of the 14th century A.D.
1300's
century of 2550 B.C.
26th century
Date for when the first stone tools were invented
2.5 million B.C.
Date for the end of the stone age and the beginning of ancient civilizations
3000 B.C.
Date for the end of ancient civilzations, the beginning of the Middle Ages
476 A.D.
Event marking the end of Ancient Civilizations
fall of the Western Roman Empire
Date for the end of the Middle Ages and the beginning of the Modern Age
1492 A.D.
Dates of the renaissance
1300-1600 A.D.
Most common stone used for tools in prehistoric times
flint
Event marking the end of the Stone Age
the invention of bronze
What bronze is made of
copper and tin
Event that seperated prehistoric from historic times
The invention of writing
Object of historical interest produced by humans
artifacts
way or pattern of living of a group of people including beliefs, behavior and objects
culture
produced during the time of study
primary source
produced after the time of study, one or more steps removed from the original event
secondary source
study of the sources, extent, foundations and limitations of knowledge
epistemology
continent believed to be "the cradle of human kind" by many scientists.
Africa
social science for government
political