Chronology & Periodization in History


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Which dates coincide with the Middle Period (Middle Ages)?

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1. What does the Latin phrase 'anno Domini' mean?

2. The sequence of events ranging from first to last, or from beginning to end is referred to as?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use our quiz and worksheet at your convenience to test your understanding of periodization and chronology in history. The questions included here concern such subjects as the dates of the Middle Ages and the name of the 18th century period where tolerance, reason and the erosion of authority structures ruled.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

When you take this quiz, you'll answer questions about:

  • The dates that coincide with the Middle Ages
  • What the phrase 'Anno Domini' means
  • What it means to range events sequentially from first to last or from beginning to end
  • The name of the 18th century period stressing reason, tolerance and democracy
  • Which 19th century period was marked by industrial and economic progress and social problems

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the definition of the phrase 'Anno Domini'
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the term that refers to ranging events in sequence from beginning to end
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on chronology and periodization in history

Additional Learning

Check out our lesson called Chronology & Periodization in History if you'd like to review this subject in greater detail. Once you complete this lesson, you should be ready to:

  • Detail some of the characteristics of the Progressive Era
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  • Identify the years associated with the Ancient Period