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(2 min). Do Now: WHAT IS History?. Write one sentence of what you think history is?. “History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon.” Napoleon Bonaparte. History & Artifacts. Cultural Possessions: Past & Present. What is History?.

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Do Now: WHAT IS History?

Write one sentence of what you think history is?

“History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon.”

Napoleon Bonaparte

history artifacts

History & Artifacts

Cultural Possessions: Past & Present

What is History?

Historyis thestudy of the past

Writing Recorded History

Geography = Interactions of Earth & People

History = Recorded Interaction of People Over Time

What is Pre-History?




is thestudy of the past

before writing

What is an Artifact?





What is Archaeology?

What is an Archaeologist?

A Person who studies the remains of past cultures.

discovery of ancient relics
Discovery OF Ancient Relics!

A Full, True, and Interesting Account of that Remarkable and Important Discovery made yesterday in taking down the old houses in the Castle-hill, when there was found a box containing several Ancient Coins, a Gold Ring, an old fashioned Dirk, and a Wonderful Prophecy (prediction for future) made in the year 1550, respecting great events which are to happen this present year.

Source: Broadside (advertisement) published in Edinburgh, Scotland,1831 (adapted)

June 2008

NYS 10thGrade Global History RegentsQuestion

This advertisement in the newspaper is about?

a. fossils c. artifacts

b. icons d. replicas

Objectives Learned:
  • History
  • Pre-History
  • Artifacts
  • Archaeology – Archaeologists
  • Excavation