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Chronological Order

B.C.E. Before the Common Era; alternative to B.C.
C.E. Common Era; alternative to A.D.
B.C. Before Christ (used to indicate dates in history)
A.D. Anno Domini; Latin for "In the year of the Lord"; since Christ was born (used to indicate dates)
chronological order the arrangement of events in the order which they happened; one after another in time
timeline a linear representation of important events in the order in which they occurred
multiple-tier timeline timelines that have two or more rows of events, each row representing a different topic or perspective related to a specific time period
century a period of one hundred years
decade a period of ten years
Gregorian calendar also known as the Christian or Western calendar; the calendar we use today that centers around the birth of Jesus Christ
interval a period of time; they must be evenly spaced on a timeline
number line (negative integers) MATH CONNECT the BC/ BCE dates on a timeline decrease leading up to year 1; although BC/ BCE dates do not have a negative sign in front of the year like the negative integers in math
event something that occurs in a certain place during a particular interval of time
Year Zero DOES NOT EXIST... unlike number lines, timelines do not have a year zero
21st Century the current century; it began on January 1, 2001 and will end on December 31, 2100