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Decade

A period of 10 years

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Century

A period of 100 years

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Age

A long period of time marked by a single cultural feature

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Era

A long period of time marked by great events, developments, or figures

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Ancient

Very old, or from a long time ago

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Circa or C.

A word used to sure that historians are not sure of the exact date; it means about

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BC

A term used to identify dates that occurred long ago before the birth of Jesus Christ. It means before Christ. BC dates get smaller as time passes.

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A D.

A term used to identify dates that occurred after Jesus is birth. AD dates get larger as time passes.

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B.C.E.

Another way to refer to BC dates. It stands for before the common era.

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CE

Another way to refer to AD dates. It stands for common era

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Fossil

A part or imprint of something that once was alive

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Artifacts

Object created by and used by humans

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History

The study of the past

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Culture

The knowledge beliefs customs and the values of a group of people.

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Archaeology

The study of the past based on what people left behind

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Primary source

An account of an event created by someone who took part in or witnessed the event

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Secondary source

Information gathered by someone who did not take part in or witness an event

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Geography

The study of the earth's physical and cultural features

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Landforms

The natural features of the lands surface

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Climate

The pattern of weather conditions in a certain area over a long period of time

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Environment

Includes all the living and non-living things that affect life in an area

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Region

An area with one or more features that make it different from surrounding areas

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Resources

Materials found in the earth that people need and value

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Prehistory

The time before there was writing

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Hominid

An early ancestor of humans

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Ancestor

A relative who lived in the past

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Tool

Any handheld object that has been modified to help a person accomplish a task

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Paleolithic era

The first part of the Stone Age or the old Stone Age

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Society

A community of people who share a common culture

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Hunter gatherers

People who hunt animals and gather wild plants seeds fruits and nuts to survive

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Migrate

To move

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Ice Age

Freezing times

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Land bridge

A strip of land connecting to continents

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mesolithic era

The middle stone age

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A period of 10 years

Decade

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A period of 100 years

Century

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A long period of time marked by a single cultural feature

Age

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A long period of time marked by great events, developments, or figures

Era

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Very old, or from a long time ago

Ancient

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A word used to sure that historians are not sure of the exact date; it means about

Circa or C.

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A term used to identify dates that occurred long ago before the birth of Jesus Christ. It means before Christ. BC dates get smaller as time passes.

BC

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A term used to identify dates that occurred after Jesus is birth. AD dates get larger as time passes.

A D.

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Another way to refer to BC dates. It stands for before the common era.

B.C.E.

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Another way to refer to AD dates. It stands for common era

CE

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A part or imprint of something that once was alive

Fossil

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Object created by and used by humans

Artifacts

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The study of the past

History

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The knowledge beliefs customs and the values of a group of people.

Culture

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The study of the past based on what people left behind

Archaeology

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An account of an event created by someone who took part in or witnessed the event

Primary source

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Information gathered by someone who did not take part in or witness an event

Secondary source

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The study of the earth's physical and cultural features

Geography

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The natural features of the lands surface

Landforms

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The pattern of weather conditions in a certain area over a long period of time

Climate

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Includes all the living and non-living things that affect life in an area

Environment

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An area with one or more features that make it different from surrounding areas

Region

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Materials found in the earth that people need and value

Resources

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The time before there was writing

Prehistory

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An early ancestor of humans

Hominid

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A relative who lived in the past

Ancestor

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Any handheld object that has been modified to help a person accomplish a task

Tool

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The first part of the Stone Age or the old Stone Age

Paleolithic era

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A community of people who share a common culture

Society

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People who hunt animals and gather wild plants seeds fruits and nuts to survive

Hunter gatherers

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To move

Migrate

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Freezing times

Ice Age

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A strip of land connecting to continents

Land bridge

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The middle stone age

mesolithic era