Humanities Review Notes. Part 1) Ancient Societies Part 2) The Vikings Part 3) The Middle Ages Part 4) The Renaissance Part 5) Geography Part 6) Economics. Part 1) Ancient Societies. Four periods of history Hypothesis Difference b/w primary and secondary sources
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Part 1) Ancient Societies
Part 2) The Vikings
Part 3) The Middle Ages
Part 4) The Renaissance
Part 5) Geography
Part 6) Economics
Four periods of history
Difference b/w primary and secondary sources
Governance of Ancient Egypt – social structure
Three legacies from each Ancient society
What happened to the Ancient societies?
What was the longest Ancient society? The most powerful?
Can you name a famous leader from each of the societies?
What was daily life like in each of these societies for the citizens? List at least three defining aspects.
Why did they have a bad reputation?
What happened at Lindisfarne? Why?
Influence on England? Danegeld?
Myths and Legends
Runes and Runestones
Spread of religion
What is the Feudal system? Who was at the top? At the bottom?
What is a fief?
What caused the Black or Bubonic plague?
What impact did the plague have on Europe?
What was the controlling force in Medieval society? Problems?
Can you explain some aspects of brutal justice?
What was the Magna Carter and who was forced to sign it?
Why did it take so long for the reformation to happen? Why were people afraid?
Why were castles needed during the middle ages?
What does ‘Renaissance’ mean?
What was Humanism?
What did it influence?
How was art different to medieval art?
What were FOUR things that the reformation was trying to change?
What were FOUR significant social developments during the Renaissance?
Name some famous people who emerged during The Renaissance?
Did the same developments occur in other parts of the world?
Cardinal and Inter-cardinal points
Types of maps
Latitude & Longitude
Three types of scale
How is an animal’s status related to the environment?
Man’s impact on the environment?
How is this linked to economics?
List the various types of ‘factors’ that threaten our environment.
What is a Barter system and how does it differ to our current economic system?
Good – Service
Wants – Needs
How is our economic system driven by wants?
What is scarcity?
Explain how price is influenced by supply and demand.
Differences between developed and developing countries.
Different purchase methods
Explain how banking has changed over time.
What is the Government’s role in the economy?
How does Government policies influence consumer habits?
Name one variable factor.