Summary Geschiedeniswerkplaats : English edition.

ISBN-10 900177153X ISBN-13 9789001771539
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This is the summary of the book "Geschiedeniswerkplaats : English edition.". The author(s) of the book is/are Tom van der Geugten didactics Tom van der Geugten Kim Maclean and Jan van Gestel TiekstraMedia. The ISBN of the book is 9789001771539 or 900177153X. This summary is written by students who study efficient with the Study Tool of Study Smart With Chris.

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?

    17.000 years

  • 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?

    Lasceaux II

  • 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?

    A decade.

  • How is a time period of 100 years called?

    A century.

  • How is a time period of 1000 yeard called?

    A millenium

  • 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:



    Middle Ages

    Early Modern Times

    Modern Times

  • Historical classifications: give 5 kinds of society:

    Society of hunter -gatherers

    Agricutlural society

    Agricultural-urban society

    Industrial society

    Information society



  • 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

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What was speciall about that?
He was the first since Roman times.
When was Charlemagne crowned as emperor of Western Europe?
On Christmas Eve December 800AD.
What did Charlemagne want after he helped the pope?
He wanted to be crowned as the emperor of Western Europe.
When did Charlemagne arrive in Rome?
In December 800AD
What did Charlemagne do to help?
He defeated the opponments of the pope.
Why did pope Leo 3 need help?
The citizens of Rome chased him away.
When did pope Leo 3 ask for help?
How big was charlemagne's empire?
It stretched from Northern Germany as far as Spain and Italy.
Why was the cavalry the strongest part of Charlemagne's army?
The knights were riding horses so they were high above the foot soldiers(they could kill them easily).
Wath was the strongest part of Charlemagne's army?
The cavalry.