Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever

Username is available taken
show password

Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't Know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

SS 6

Chapter 2

historians people that study the history of the past
what do historians study details of daily life or events that have changed the world
what did the people of Central America enjoy bubble gum hundreds of years ago
what brought huge changes to the people in Central America wars
what do historians use to discover what life was like in the past sources from books to bones
what is a historians most important tool sources
what is an example of an artifact an old camera, old TV, old car, big scrapbook with newspaper clippings, magazines
how do people remember the past describing the past by using oral tradition
how was history kept alive before writing was invented oral tradition
what are examples of primary sources written things, such as magazine articles and advertisements or non-written things such as toys, tools or pictures, book written by a person about their life
what is an example of a secondary source a book written about life in the past, a study of life in the past
what do historians disagree about how sources should be interpreted or how life in the past should be remembered
what can a different historians viewpoints do construct different pictures of the same historical period
why is it difficult for historians to reconstruct the past the further back in time something happened the harder their job is, many important sources from the past have been destroyed or lost
where is a good place for you to find primary and secondary sources library
why are written sources important to historians they can speak for people and things from another time
who do historian work with scientists
what is history study of what happened in the past
how was history passed down before writing oral tradition, word of mouth
what are artifacts objects made in the past can tell how people lived
what do historians use primary and secondary sources to interpret what life was like in the past
what shapes the way the past is remembered the sources historians use, the way they use sources and their points of view
what do historians make decisions about which sources to study and how to interpret those sources
what was one of the most thrilling historical studies the search for the ancient city of Troy
what historian searched for the city of Troy Heinrich Schlieman
What are the legends of Troy great walled city where heroic warriors long ago had fought fierce and bloody battles.
what do archaeologist do excavate historical sites, discover, identify and save remains
why do they take x-rays to see inside object and how it was made
what do the test show age of the artifact
what do archeologist link different clues to figure out what artifacts and remains might say about how people lived in past cultures
what do the Alps contain dozens of snow-covered peaks and massive slabs of ice called glaciers
what was found in the Alps the Iceman
what was found near the Iceman a knife, bits of rope and leather, an ax, hunting arrows, small net, small leather pouch
what was different about the ax it looked hundreds of years old, the metal blade was lashed to a wooden handle with strips of leather
who was the German archeologist that investigated the Iceman Konrad Spindler
what did Konrad estimate and how his age by observing that the ax was made of copper and his knife-blade of chipped stone, nearly 4000 years old
what did detailed testing prove that the Iceman was 5300 years old, a prehistoric man
what was interesting about finding the Iceman he was found with the tools he used everyday
what else did archeologist find near Iceman flecks of wheat, pollen or plant dust
what did finding wheat near the iceman mean that he had contact with a village where grain was grown
what did finding pollen near the Iceman mean the grains came from alder and pine trees therefore, he probably died in the Autumn
what was the Icemans net for to catch birds
what was in the Icemans leather pouch small blades and a bone needle to repair equipment, black fungus
what was the black fungus for sulfur and iron crystals attached to fungus, like matches used to start fire
why did the Iceman have Birch fungus to help fight disease
what did the artifacts found near the Iceman tell about life in prehistoric Europe, his survival skills
why was the Iceman in good enough condition to examine because he was encased and preserved by glacier ice
why do archeologist conclude that people that lived 5000 years ago where experts at interacting with their environment because 17 different kinds of trees and 8 different kinds of animals were used to make the Iceman's belongings
why where people living 5000 yrs ago skilled metalworkers because they shaped copper into tools
why did archeologist believe the Iceman had contact with farmers from the different grains
Created by: IM5
Popular History sets




Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards