Type
Crossword
Description

What was a common pet kept my the people of Mapungubwe? dogs
Who were the people who lived at the top of Mapungubwe hill? royal family
In which province was Mapungubwe situated? Limpopo
What type of traders were the people in K2? Ivory
What became more complicated and complex in the way they were organised? Societies
How many social classes was the kingdom divided into? Three
Who was were the least important people? Commoners
Who lived on outskirts of the kings area? Chiefs
Who lived with his family on the hilltops? King
What was the only thing that was organised by the king? Trade
Who studies how people lived in the past? Archaeologists
What were objects called that people made in the past? Artefacts
What was not mined at Mapungubwe? Gold
What type of objects was found in a grave of a king? golden
What was the staff that the king carried known as? Sceptre

Mapungubwe Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What do you call a person who studies the past by looking at objects or parts of old buildings? archaeologist
One of the most well known discoveries made at Mapungubwe was a golden ____________. rhino
Two of the best known settlements in Mapungubwe are K2 and _______________. schroda
African people living on the east coast absorbed the culture and Muslim religion of the Arabs. What where these people known as? Swahili
What were the Arab traders' small sailing boats called? dhows
The definition of Mapungubwe is "The____________ hill" scared
What did inhabitants that lived at the foot of the hill mine? gold
Where was the sailor Duarte Barbosa from? Portugal
As the kingdom of Mapungubwe ended, a new greater town was built to the north, this town is known today as Great ________________. Zimbabwe
Carvings of scared __________ were at the entrance of the great Enclosure. animals
________ Polo was one of the first Europeans to travel across Asia to China, India and back? Marco
Kublai Khan owned impressive riches, including gold and_________ from Africa ivory
In 1492 Christopher Columbus set across the Atlantic Ocean to find a new route to ___________. china
Christopher Columbus was the first European to discover _______________. America
Mapungubwe is a World______________ site. Heritage

Year 7 Humanities - Primary and Secondary Sources Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The study of the past History
A historical source which was created in the time investigated or a first hand eye witness account primary
A source which has been created after the time being investigated by people living at a later time. secondary
A written primary source diary
An Archaeological source is an object or a____________ that was made in the past artefact
An example of an archaeological artefact Tomb
A possible theory to explain what happened in the past hypothesis
BCE stands for Before the Common what? era
Anno Domini or 'In the Year of Our Lord' abbreviation AD
Before Christ abbreviation BC
An example of a secondary source - history ______book text
A primary source could be unreliable or b_______ . biased
Primary sources can be kept in organised collections of records called________ archives
Historians are like ____________________using clues to solve a jigsaw puzzle. detectives

What is history? Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a study of the past based on evidence history
a source made during the period being studied primary
a source created after the period being studied secondary
a theory to explain what happened in the past based on evidence hypothesis
someone who studied the past using written primary sources historian
someone who digs and studies the past using artefacts archaeologist
Before Christ BC
The Latin meaning for in the year of our Lord Anno Domini
Anno domini AD
BCE Before Common Era
CE Common Era
BP before present
period of time that contained distinctive features age
100 years Century
1000 years Millenium
10 years decade

The Archaeologist Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Place where archaeologists dig Site
When sites are checked for artefacts before destruction rescue archaeology
Archaeologists draw this of a site Map
Tool used to excavate a site Trowel
How the archaeologist divides up the site grid
Way of dating items made from wood dendrochrynology
Man made object from the past Artefact
Where artefacts are stored Museum
Dating objects based on how deep they are buried in soil Stratigraphy
Photography from above Aerial photography
Machine used for removing top layer of soil Digger
Method of dating based on measuring carbon level Carbondating

African Trading Empires Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Where was Mansa Musa born? Mali
What was the earliest trading kingdom in africa? Ghana
What part of Africa was the Sahara desert in? North
What was the third and final trading kingdom in Africa? Songhai
what animal did they use to cross the sahara desert? CAMEL
What was the religion of the Arab traders? Islam
What were the people called that tried to steal items from the traders? bandits
What were two items that Ghana and Mali traded? Gold and Salt
what were the people called that followed the islam religion? muslims
What was a tool that the traders used to travel? astrolabe
What year did Mali reach its peak as an empire? early 1300s

PreHistory Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

human written past History
writes about human past historian
and object made by an human being in the past artifacts
study of humanity anthorpologist
the study of human activity by looking at artifacts archaeologist
remains of a prehistoric organism fossil
dishes made of baked clay pottery
Things use by prehistoric humans mostly to gather food Tools
era where prehistoric humans used stone tools Paleolithis age/era
Before christ/before common age b.c/b.c.e
People living together in an arranged community Society
prehistoric humans hunted food and gather plants,seeds,fruits,and nuts Hunters-gathers
moved where food was at that time nomad
Form of relationship where there are only 2 people together. monogamous
An open relationship polygamous
Where people made fire and tools like the ones when use today Neolithic Age/era
taming animals such as dogs and kittens ect. Domestication
When prehistoric people seetled down and starting making houses, giving up the nomad life agriculture
used to creat structures and monuments megaliths
to be good at on subject or skill specialization

Feudal System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Served in military after receiving land Vassal
Owned the land Lord
Vassal to the Lords Knight
Class of rich people who owned land Aristocracy
Code that Knights were expected to live by Chivalry
Most Common form of Government in Medieval Europe Feudalism
Unwritten agreement between vassals and lords Feudal Contract
land granted to a vassal by a lord Fief
agricultural estate ran by the lord and where the peasants worked Manor
The fear of __________ Promoted feudalism Invasion
Continent where this feudalism was mostly found Europe
knights Armour was very ________ Expensive
This document limited the kings power Magna Carta
Census taken by William the Conqueror Domesday
Business organization that set standards Guild
middle class Bourgeoisie
worker who was bound to land Serf
Main attraction at tournaments Joust
King who signed the Magna Carta John
Richard the First nickname Lionheart
Large stone fortresses Castle
battle strategy where a city is surrounded and the starved into surrender Siege
The Plague that was in Europe at the same time as feudalism Black Death
large plow carruca
type of society that was man centered Patriarchy

Number the Stars Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

kirsti's older sister AnneMarie
AnneMarie's nickname longlegs
kirsti & annemarie's bestfriend ellen
the king of copenhagen christian
nazis were against people of this religion jewish
what did kirsti want for her birthday ? cupcake
when jews were caught they would be taken away & thrown in a gaschamber
mommas shoes were made of fishskin
kirstis favorite color pink
a sign used to represent jews swastika
where AnneMarie & Kirsti live copenhagen
people who wanted to bring harm to nazis ResistanceFighters
momma & the girls went to stay with a family member Uncle Henrik
ellens family rosens
who stayed in copenhagen instead of going to norway papa
where did momma & the girls go to get away from copenhagen ? norway
what was uncle henricks job ? fisherman
the common language used in germany danish
who followed annemarie on the path soldiers
how many soldiers stopped ellen & the girls on their way back from school ? two

Fur Trade Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a person with captial or money to invest capitalist
mental illness insanity
type of money in the fur trade beaver fur
the territory given to the the husdson bay compony rupersland
the head traders are called factor
they had trading post for thousands of square kilometres hudson bay company
he thought that he can take over any land that made him more wealthy king Charles the second
type of hat fashion in the fur trade beaver hats
people who came to canada to make a living and make it there home europeans
after the fall of new France the fur trade was taken over by ___________and__________ scottishamerican
you could get much more of what you wanted in the trading_________ than you get in today's corner store post
who controlled the Hudson bay company great Britain
During the fur trade 100,000 _________ were shipped to Europe pelts
____________________________________________was used to travel in rivers and lakes coronas
who was partner with Scottish and americans north west company
aggressive and enterprising Montreal moved quickly to take over trading networks
someone who builds or repairs ships is called ship right
an agreement sighed by least two groups usually nations is called treaty
people who provide money for a purpose such as opening a business is called investors
who did the hunting only in the women fur trade Man
who did every thing except hunting women
who was king Charles the second cousin prince Rupert
the king laid claim to the territory and what did he call it Rupert land
where were the factory located at ____________ mouth
Scottish and american entrepreneurs who eventually came together to form North west company
A mixture of buffalo meat and fat is called Pemmican
grand portage later moved and renamed ___________________ fort williams
a wife married after the customs of the country which were a blend of both European and native peoples marriage rites country wife
woman suppiled additional food

Athens and Sparta Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Which empire took control of Athens? Roman
Spartian warriors were known for their skill and ___ Bravery
How many kings ruled the city of Sparta? Two
Athens was a powerful ___ citystate
Building this structure was an achievement in Athens Parthenon
8,000 of these ruled over 10,000 slaves sparties
Women in Athens had lots of ___ freedom
The Assembly met on top of this hill pnyx
How many social classes did Athens have? four
What was the lowest social class in Athens? slaves
Athens had four of these around their city mountains
What class were the farmers in in Sparta? Helots
A famous philosopher in Athens Socrates
At what age were boys in Sparta taken from their parents and trained for warfare? seven
Athens had this type of government democracy
What did Sparta do early on to the land around them Conquered
Who was the king who helped Sparta defeat Troy? Menelaus
What was the name of the middle class in Sparta? perioeci
War between Athens and Sparta peloponnesian
This caused lots of people in Athens to become sick and die plague