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Summary - Geschiedeniswerkplaats : English edition.
1 Hunters and farmers
Had hunter-gatherers a fixed residence?
who were the first men
nomads who lived by hunting and gathering food in the wild
how is the way of life for the nomads changed
by the rise of agriculture
what were the nomads
where living the nomads
in fixed places
when made four french boys an important discovery
on 8 september 1940
1.1 Past, present and future
Were are the caves
How old are the paintings in the caves?
How do you know that the Cro magon people could draw very well?
They could draw the movement of horses for example.
How is the first period in history called?
Lasceaux: caves in France with paintings > 17.000 years old. The people are called: Cro Magnons. They made the paintings in the caves. Archealogists learned a lot about the history.
Why did they make this paintings? We will never know this for sure. Why? No tekst: they could not write in those days.
This first time in history is called: Prehistory.
Everybody wanted to see the paintings in the caves > closed in 1963 > people could see a copy of parts from the cave in an underground building.
Knowing about the past will help you better understand the present.
To understand history: learn to understand time. Decade, century, millenium. Most people use the Christian calender. AD= Anno Domini=The year of the Lord. BC= before Christ.
Historical classifications: see time line in book (page 12 and 13)
Why faded the paint in the caves?
Because a lot of interested people wanted to see the paintings (the air in the caves became so damp from all the visitors and the lamps).
What did they do to protect the paintings?
The caves were closed for public in 1963.
How was the underground building called were people could see the copies of the paintings?
Give two examples how the history can help you to understand the present:
* When you are on a road: look at the surroundings > you can understand why the road is built on that particular spot.
* Nowadays the sea level is rising > Wecan make predictions wat will happen in the future. The governments can take
How is a time period of 10 years called?
How is a time period of 100 years called?
How is a time period of 1000 yeard called?
In what year did the people start to count with the Christian Calender?
In the year that Jesus Christ was born.
Historical classifications: give 5 periods:
Early Modern Times
Historical classifications: give 5 kinds of society:
Society of hunter -gatherers
Historical Classifications: call 10 eras
Time of hunters and farmers until 3000 BC
Greeks and Romans 3000 BC - 500 AD
monks and knighs 500 -1000
Cities and states 1000-1500
discoverers and reformers 1500-1600
regents and kings 1600-1700
wigs and revolutions 1700-1800
citizens and steam engines 1800-1900
time of world wars 1900-1950
telvision and computer 1950-present