B.C. or A.D.?
Key Terms
Discoveries
Different Ages and More
Social Pyramid

100

Which is the OLDEST:

4000 B.C., 2018 A.D. 100 A.D., or 500 B.C. 

4000 B.C. 

100

A worker who is especially skilled at making items by hand

artisan

100

the single most important discovery in human history made around 1.4 million to 500,000 years ago 

FIRE!!!

100

Age where humans used Stone tool 

Stone Age 

100

At the top 

King/queen

200

Which is the MOST RECENT: 

3000 B.C., 100 A.D. 463 A.D. 363 B.C.

463 A.D.

200

The WRITTEN records of past people and events 

History 

200

Taming of animals 

Domestication 

200

All of prehistory takes place here

Old Stone Age 

200

a step below the king or queen 

Priests, Nobles, Govt. workers, military officiers

300

Counts down to one

B.C. or B.C.E

300

The time before history

Prehistory

300

how was fire discovered (2 possibilities)

rubbing two sticks together, spark from rocks

300

Mixing copper and tin gives you what  

Bronze 

300

Two steps below the king/queen 

Artisans, merchants and warriors 

400

Counts up from one

A.D. or C.E. 

400

Stories passed down by word of mouth, often exaggerated  

Oral Traditions 

400

Name a benefit if fire

Ward of animals

Cooked Food 

Move into colder climates 

400

Discovery of farming launched this 

New Stone Age 

400

three steps below the king/queen

Farmers and common workers

500

B.C. stands for 

Before Christ 

500

Period of history where hominids, human ancestors, made tools primarily out of stone 

Stone Age 

500

Allowed people to settle down and populations to grow, made around 11,000 years ago 

farming 

500

Started when humans figured out they were able to melt copper and tin out of rocks and fuse the elements together creating a strong metal 

Bronze Age 

500

lowest class

slaves

600

A.D. stands for 

Anno Domini or year of our lord 

600

people with no settled home 

nomads

600

what was the first animal to be domesticated and what was it use

Dogs and hunting 

600

What is the problem with oral traditions 

They change over time and become unreliable

600

A group of people having similar backgrounds, incomes and ways of living

Social Class

700

B.C.E stands for 

Before Common Era 

Secular or non-church way of talking about ancient history 

700

A group of people having similar backgrounds, incomes and ways of living

Social Class

700

What two animals proved fairly unsuitable for domestication and were used in unique situations or not domesticated at all 

Elephants and cheetahs

700

What was the first animal to be domesticated 

Wolf, now we call them dogs 

700

Why did social classes develop in the first place

Prosperity 

800

C.E. stands for 

Common Era 

Secular or non-church way of talking about dates from history up to today 

800

Is a society with that has cities, is run by a government with official leaders, and workers who specialize in various jobs

Civilization

800

What was the most important clue found on the Ice Man and WHY?

Copper axe because it allowed archeologists to put a date to when he lived 

800

What was the first metal humans began to work with 

copper

800

Is a society with that has cities, is run by a government with official leaders, and workers who specialize in various jobs

Civilization