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Tools of Historian

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A person who studies and writes about the people and events of the past Historian
developed by different cultures based on events in their history to measure time calenders
before christ B.C.
anno domini A.D.
Calendars, no year 0, B.C, A.D. Measuring Time
Historians do this by dividing it into blocks Organizing Time
100 yrs century
10 yrs decade
prehistoric or eras BEFORE HISTORY WAS RECORDED
show order of events in chronological order time lines
How do historians work? they study a variety of sources to learn about the past
first hand peice of evidence i.e. written documents, letters diaries Primary source
Created after the event by people who played no part in the original event. i.e. biographies, textbooks secondary source
after analysis of who created the evidence and why , is the source reliable credibility
where place is located location
exact spot absolute
where place is compared to another place relative
describes relationships between people and surroundings Human/ Environment Interactions
how people in on area relate to people in other areas movement
the common features that bring geographical areas together such as physical features, religion, language region
maps give infoabout areas of the world at different time periods Historical Atlas
show different parts of the world at different periods of history such as political events, invasions, boundary changes Historical Maps
roads which people or goods have traveled through history Historical Routes
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