Major Eras in World History By: Emily Young Next
TEKS Requirements • (1) History. The student understands traditional historical points of reference in world history. The student is expected to: • (A) identify the major eras in world history and describe their defining characteristics Previous Next
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Which of the following is not an era in World History? • The Dark Ages • The Renaissance • The Crusades • Industrial Era Previous
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Better Luck Next Time • The four major eras we are going to discuss are: • The Medieval Ear • The Renaissance • The Industrial Era • The Modern Era Let’s go back to get the correct answer!
Medieval Era • 476-1450 AD • Can be broken into Middle Ages and Dark Ages • Can be described as time of religious fervor, valiant conquests, and social unrest Next
Medieval Era Continued • Dark Ages • 476-800 AD • No Roman Emperor • Constant wars against Barbarians and Franks • Rural life preferred • Magic as form of religion http://www.erasofelegance.com/fashion4.html#2 Previous Next
Medieval Era Continued • Middle Ages Begins 800 AD • Constantine crowned 800 AD • Period of reform, conquest, and cultural expression • Legend of King Arthur comes from this time period http://www.erasofelegance.com/medieval.html Previous Next
Which picture represents this Era? A B C Previous
That’s incorrect • The Medieval Era is not known for their scientific advancements • It wasn’t until the Modern Era that we went to the moon • If you remember magic was the main form of religion during the dark ages which is a period of the Medieval Era Let’s go back to get the right answer!
Renaissance Era • 1450-1600 AD • Era of Renewal • Church remained center of political, social, and economical life • Time of great artistic expansion including: William Shakespeare, Leonardo da Vinci, Michael Angelo, and Galileo http://www.erasofelegance.com/arthistory.html#3 Next
Industrial Revolution • Migration from rural areas to urban • Factories very dangerous • Workers for the most part very poor • The entire family worked including young children • Unsanitary, lots of illness http://www.mtholyoke.edu/courses/rschwart/ind_rev/images/indust.html.htm Previous Next
Modern Era • Time we live in today • Marked by great advances in education • Technologically advanced • Advances in Arts and Literature • Religious Freedom • Example: Going to the Moon! Previous Next
Which Era goes with the picture? • Industrial Era B. Renaissance C. Modern Era
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Let’s Try Again • The Renaissance is known for the religious fervor • The church was the center of every part of life including (political, education, economical and even entertainment) Let’s go back and find the correct answer!
Summary • Medieval Era • Social Turmoil • Middle and Dark Ages • Renaissance • Cultural growth • Advances in Arts • Industrial Era • Migration from farms to cities • Lots of diseases • Modern Era • Great Technological advances • Religious Freedom Next
Conclusion • 4 Major Era’s: Medieval Era, Renaissance, Industrial Era, Modern Era Previous Next
Works Cited • http://www.erasofelegance.com, retrieved October 4, 2004 • http://www.mtholyoke.edu/courses/rschwart/ind_rev/images/indust.html.htm, retrieved October 4, 2004 Previous Next
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