I will give you guided note packets for the year. This are full of information and must be kept in your binders
Some slides you will need to take notes on, others you wont. Pay attention to the upper left hand corner for a pencil icon.
Slides with the pencil icon have blanks that you must fill in, or questions that you must answer on your note sheets.
No notes needed
Some slides are meant to increase your understanding of a topic. These slides may have a different activity but will not have notes. If there is no pencil, you don’t need to take notes, but must pay attention!
Ex: What was the note on the previous slide you needed to complete?
Global Studies 9
Who studies history?
Many different groups of people study history:
-Archaeologists- find and analyze physical remains and artifacts (objects made by humans)
-Anthropologists- study humans and the societies they created
-Geographists- study people, their environment and the resources available to them.
Archaeologists study the human remains and artifacts from the past.
They also study the technology, or the skills and tools people used to meet their basic needs.
Technology from pre-history often includes rough stone tools and animal skin clothes.
Theme: Relationship between people, places, and environments over time
Geography includes how we have altered the environment to match our needs
As farmers were able to produce surplus food populations grew. Villages became cities as their populations continued to grow.
Governments were responsible for
-ensuring a steady and sufficient food supply
Bureaucracy developed: officials would oversee various duties such as farming production, animal husbandry, road repair
During the Paleolithic Age governments were led by the tribe elders, who had the most experience. In the Neolithic Age Warrior Kings fought to gain and maintain power
Most ancient religions were polytheistic, meaning they believed in many gods. Many gods were based around nature such as Sun gods, river goddesses, and animal spirits. Others were based around human activities such as war gods.
To appease the gods people built temples and made sacrifices. Priests were specially trained in rituals, knowledge and ceremonies to keep the favor of the gods.
As cities continued to grow, so did their “To-do-list”. Urban people developed numerous skills to help them maintain their cities and evolving lifestyles:
-Artisans were skilled craft workers who made pottery, tools, and other goods.