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What are the 2 broad themes in History?
Integration & Diversity
They're opposites!
What are the basic tools historians use?
Maps, units of analysis, periodization, chronology
There are 4, and they sort information
What are some units of analysis?
1) Nations
2) Ocean basins & rims
3) Systems
4) Civilizations
5) Regions
6) Religion
Hints for each:
1) Stuff like America, England, Egypt
2) The Pacific
3) The slave trade
4) The Romans
5) The Middle East
6) Buddhism
What types of chronology are there?
Linear, cyclical, and event-based
There are 3 and are all different ways to look at time
What is linear time?
Shoving everything into uniform units of time, e.g the Roaring Twenties, The Great Depression, The Hundred Years War
the 60's, 70's, 80's
Define cyclical time.
Time with no set units, if it lasted 117 years it's recorded as 117 years, e.g dynasties.
What is event-based time?
Time based on events that happened that year, tribal
The Year of the Great Stampede
What's periodization?
The way we group spans of time into themes, e.g the 60's, 70's, the Renaissance, Stone Age, Victorians, Dark Ages, 40's, The Age of Exploration
Victorians? Stone Age? Georgians? Middle Ages?
What is individual memory?
Where you have knowledge but cannot, or do not, pass it on
What is collective memory?
Memory that is accessible by the community.
What are some ways to record history?
1) Verbally
2) Writing
3) Art
4) Architecture
5) Scarrification
6) Winter counts
7) Memory boards
1) Talking about it
2) The Bible
3) Cave paintings
4) The Pyramids
5) Tattoos
6) tribal councils
7) Beads
What's the structure of a valid argument?
You need a:
1) Claim
2) Warrant (evidence)
3) Impact (tie-in, relate the claim to the warrant)
1) I think Franz Ferdinand is the best band ever.
2) Alex Kapranos has nice teeth.
3) Therefore, nice teeth = sucess and sucess = best band ever.
When were the first humans walking upright?
30,000 to 40,000 years ago
10x as much as my desired NaNoWriMo word count for Saturday night.
How old is simple language + the great migration?
100,000 years ago
Twice as much as the final NaNoWriMo word count.
What is lapita pottery?
Early Indonesian & polynesian currency
They didn't have coins yet, so they used this