Presentation on theme: "Chapter 1 Section 1 Studying History. 1. What is history? History is the study of the past. 2.Who are historians? Historians are people who study history."— Presentation transcript:
1. What is history? History is the study of the past. 2.Who are historians? Historians are people who study history.
3. What is culture? Culture is the knowledge, beliefs, customs, and values of a group of people.
4. What is archaeology? Archaeology is the study of the past based on what people left behind.
Knowing yourself 5. What else can history teach you? It can teach you about yourself!! 6. What are values? Ideas that people hold dear and try and live by.
Knowing Others 7. What else does history help you do? Learn about cultures Learn about others Help you to understand why other people think the way they do. Helps to promote tolerance Helps to create social harmony
Knowing your world 8. What else can history teach us? History helps us to understand how today’s events are shaped by the events of the past. History is concerned with the entire range of human activities. Helps you develop mental skills. History promotes good decision making skills.