Type
Word Search
Description

contiinents
curator
museum
writing
artifacts
culture
decade
document
record
legend
event
archaeologist
colonial
prehistoric
century
conflict
study
timeline
past
changes

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

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

Stone Age Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Scientist who learns about past human life by studying fossils and artifacts Archaeologist
Weapon, tool, or other item made by humas Artifact
A person who studies and writes about the human past Historian
The earlist part of a time period Paleolithic
People who travel from place to place Nomad
Long periods of extreme cold Iceage
The newest part of a time period Neolithic
The taming of plants and animals Domesticate
The science or practice of farming Agriculture
A particular line of work Specialization

Chapter 1 The First Civilizations Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

person who studies and writes about the human past historian
scientist who learns about past human life by studying fossils and artifacts archaeologist
weapons, tools, and other things made by humans artifacts
the trace or imprint of a plant or animal that has been preserved in rock fossils
scientist who studies the physical characteristics and cultures of humans and their ancestors anthropologist
person who regularly moves from place to place nomad
tools and methods used to help humans perform tasks technology
to tame animals and plants for human use domesticate
development of different kinds of jobs specialization
complex society with cities, organized government, art, religion, class divisions, and a writing system civilization
independent state made-up of a city and surrounding land and villages city-state
skilled craftspeople artisan
Sumerian system of writing made up of wedge-shaped markings on clay cuneiform
record keeper scribe
method of bringing water to a field from another place to water crops irrigation
group of territories or nations under a single ruler or government empire
political district province
groups of traveling merchants and animals caravans
person who studies stars, planets, and other heavenly bodies astronomer

Texas History Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

adobe
aquifer
arid
artifact
basins
bias
canal
century
chronology
citizen
climate
conquistador
council
decade
diversity
drought
elevation
environment
eras
escarpment
executive
federalism
friar
immigrate
judicial
landform
legislative
location
matrilineal
mestizo
middlemen
mission
navigate
patrilineal
plagiarism
plain
plateau
presidio
primary
privateer
province
relative
republic
rural
secondary
source
sovereignty
stockade
tepees
urban
viceroy

Prehistory Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Record of past events history
Values, attitudes, and customs of a group Culture
History expert Historian
Declaration of Independence Primary Source
Your History Textbook Secondary Source
Scientist who studies objects left behind Archaeologist
An object left behind by a person for a practical purpose Artifact
scientist who studies the beginninngs and the behavior of people Anthropologist
A way to measure historic artifacts to determine their age Radiocarbon dating
Time before humans left written records Prehistory
group that includes humans and their closest relatives Hominids
A period of time when much of the Earth was frozen Ice Age
Died Out Extinct
a direct ancestor of modern humans Cro-Magnon

Archaeology Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The scientific study of past human cultures by analyzing things people have left behind. archaeology
Scientists who study past human cultures by analyzing what people have left behind. archaeologist
An object made and used by people who lived long ago; the objects(items) show a certain time period and culture of the people who used them. artifact
A set of learned beliefs, values, and behaviors that show a way of life shared by members of a society. culture
The systematic digging and recording of a site; also known as a "dig". excavation
A small excavation unit dug to test the ground to look for other interesting buried artifacts. testpit
A general term for stone points that were crafted into darts, spears, or arrows; often erroneously termed "arrowheads". projectilepoints
Many layers or levels of earth in an archaeological site strata
The layering of deposits in archaeological sites. Cultural remains become buried over time, forming strata or layers. stratigraphy
Network of uniformly spaced squares that divides a site into units; used to measure and record items found during an excavation or "dig". grid
Place where people once lived and objects remain or artifacts were left behind. site
An area used for garbage or trash disposal. midden
The process of making a sharp blade by knocking off flakes around the edges of one rock by using another rock. knapping
A small tool used for digging and excavating with the purpose of scraping off only the tiniest layer of dirt at a time. trowel
Method of shaking the collected dirt through a screen to find tiny artifacts or midden. screening
Permanent places within a site like artifacts, these places are something made by people, but is also a place, such as roads, buildings, swimming pools, cemetaries, hearth, etc. feature

Sociological Perspective Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

scientific study of society. sociology
leads to on going. research
deals with human society. social science
a social scicence that invesitgate culture, customary beliefs and materal traits of a group. Anthropology
written record of the human past that analyzes artifacts. History
interactions between population and the places they lived. Human Geography
investigates organization, administration, history, and theory of government. Political Science
the study of mental and emotional process of people. Psychology
affects on a particular person (or people) in their immediate life. Personal Troubles
personal characteristics cannot be predicted from ones. behavior
a vewing of ones behavior of groups sociological Perspective
sociologist look at groups rather than individuals
groups incourage what as they think, feel, adn bahve in similar ways conformity
the study of economics economy
members are taught to value the group's way even if the do not conform

Thinking Like a Historian Review Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a simple object from the past artifact
before accepting something as true checking the info found in other places corroboration
belivable credible
gathering info from sources, anylizing info, writing results historical process
making a logical guess based on info inference
beliefs regarding a topic opinions
the position in wich something is observed point of view
oversimplifing a group of people stereotype
one sided view bias
first hand acounts written at the time of the event primary source
written by someone who did not witness the events secondary source
able to be trusted reliable
stories or myths passed down through traditions without bieng written down oral tradition
before written history prehistory
recorded event of people history

New Mexico Early History Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

belief in one God Monotheism
belief in many gods Polytheism
study of antiquity from artifacts Archaeology
native Indigenous
belonging to before recorded history Prehistoric
prefix meaning ancient Paleo
a large Indian underground chamber kiva
Wanderer Nomad
custom, belief Culture
a large flat Indian stone for grinding grain Metate
Upper handheld stone used for grinding mano
society led by female Matriarchal
spear-thrower Atlatl
native Indian village Pueblo