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ACS history Ch1&2

ACS History Ch 1&2 5th grade

What is "History"? the written record of mankind
Which continents make up the "Old World"? continents--Asia, Africa, Europe, Australia and Antarctica
Which continents make up the "New World"? North and South America
What do the letters "A.D." stand for and mean? A.D. with a date "anno Domini" Latin for "in the year of our Lord"
What do the letters "B.C." stand mean? B.C. with a date mean "Before Christ."
What events mark the beginning of human history? God's creation of Adam and Eve, the 1st man and woman.
What is evolution? the false idea that man began as an animal and slowly changed into man
What is an absolute monarchy? Ruler that make the laws and enforce them. They are born as the ruler and rule until death.
What title is given to the leader of a republic? President
Today a nation with a king or queen has this type of government. constitutional monarchy
America's type of government. republican government
What structure was built to try to keep man from being scattered after the flood? Tower of Babel
Define nation. A large body of people who think of themselves as one and are united under one ruler and have the same general laws.
Define humanism. man's attempt to put himself in place or above God.
Define culture. a way of life
On what event in history is our dating system based? The coming of Jesus Christ to earth.
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