1E_Test.pps - Chapter 1 Introduction to Test Your Understanding History Study 1 Test Your Understanding 1 History is about what happened in the past

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1 Chapter 1 Introduction to History Study Test Your Understanding
2 Test Your Understanding History is about what happened in the past. Studying history can help us understand the present in the contest of the past, avoid the (a) mistakes made in the past and now the (b) cause-and-effect relationship of events. 1
3 Most countries use a calendar starting from the birth of (c) Jesus Christ ; the years before his birth are called (d) BC while those after his birth are known as (e) AD . Test Your Understanding
4 To study history, we need to know how to count time, how to find (f) primary and and (g) secondary sources and how to divided history into prehistoric times (2,500,000- 4,000BC) and (h) historic times (4,000 BC- present) Test Your Understanding
5 During the old Stone Age, people learnt hunting, making a (i) fire and stone tools. During the new Stone Age, they learnt to make clothes from animal skins, make (j) pottery , farm the land, keep animals and

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