[SS2010] WH8 (8) 1 :
1 ) Explain how artifacts and other archaeological findings provide evidence of the nature and movement of prehistoric groups of people.
Examples: cave paintings, Ice Man, Lucy, fossils, pottery
Identifying the founding of Rome as the basis of the calendar established by Julius Caesar and used in early Western civilization for over a thousand years
Identifying the birth of Christ as the basis of the Gregorian calendar used in the United States since its beginning and in most countries of the world today, signified by B.C. and A.D.
Using vocabulary terms other than B.C. and A.D. to describe time
Examples: B.C.E., C.E.
Identifying terms used to describe characteristics of early societies and family structures
Examples: monogamous, polygamous, nomadic
[SS2010] WH8 (8) 6 :
6 ) Trace the expansion of the Roman Republic and its transformation into an empire, including key geographic, political, and economic elements.
Examples: expansion—illustrating the spread of Roman influence with charts, graphs, timelines, or maps
transformation—noting reforms of Augustus, listing effects of Pax Romana
Interpreting spatial distributions and patterns of the Roman Republic using geographic tools and technologies