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  1. Ancient & Medieval History September 5, 2012

  2. History as a Narrative Pearl Jam Video

  3. History Basics What do BC & AD stand for? • BC = Before Christ • AD = Anno Domini • Primary and Secondary Sources? What is Chronological Order? • Putting events in the order in which they happened

  4. Timeline Exercise Put the following events in chronological order on a timeline • Japanese attack Pearl Harbour – 1941 AD • JFK assassinated – 1963 AD • World Trade Center attacked – 2001 AD • Battle of Thermopylae – 480 BC • Korean War Begins – 1950 AD • Epic of Gilgamesh is written – 1800 BC • Queen Elizabeth II is crowned – 1952 AD • Dinosaurs disappear – 65,000,000 BC • Fall of Rome – 476 AD • Battle of Zama – 202 BC • World War I begins – 1914 AD • Mr. Wetmore is born – 1983 AD • Civilization begins in Mesopotamia – 12,000 BC • Construction of Stonehenge begins – 3000 BC • Hammurabi codifies laws - 1785 BC • Assassination of Julius Caesar – 44 BC • Battle of Hastings – 1066 AD • Death of King Tutankhamen – 1323 BC • Trojan War Begins – 1194 BC • Newfoundland joins Canada – 1949 AD • Battle of Waterloo – 1815 AD • Canada becomes a country – 1867 AD

  5. Text: AGS World History • Use the text to define what exactly primary and secondary sources are (page 34) • World Map and Skeleton Finds (page 33)