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Tools of a Historian

vocab: Tools of a Historian

Archaeologist Scientist who studies about the past by digging fossils or artifacts. Digs it.
Historian Person who studies and writes about the human past. Writes it
Geographer Scientist that studies the Earth: physical and human. Maps it.
B.C. Before Christ religious label on time
B.C.E. non religious label of time: Before the Common Era
A.D. Anno Domini: in the year of the Lord religious label of time
C.E. non religious label of time: Common Era
Periods/Eras blocks of time divided have a common feature or characteristic
Calendar Dating System; way to organize time
decades 10 years
century 100 years
Pre history period of time before man developed writing before writing
Ancient History period from writing until about A.D./C.E 500
Middle Ages middle time or mid evil time period from A.D. 500-1500.
Modern History/age refers to time after A.D.1500 to the present
circa approximate time "about"
chronology order of dates as events occur
timeline events placed on "linear line" or diagram according to blocks of time.
primary source events recorded by the first hand witness or by someone that experienced the event
secondary source source created by people who played no role or part in the event analysis of a primary source
analyze to examine
creditbility truthfulness
point of view opinion; general attitude of a person; perception
interpret to explain
effect what occurs or happens by the cause
cause what makes an event happen
cause and effect chain cause and effect that links over a period of time
Created by: jsmith81