Historical Eras: Definition & Examples

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When did the Modern Era take place?

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1. What is the term for a specific time frame historians have classified due to commonalities that have taken place within that time frame?

2. When did the Enlightenment take place?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Some historical eras are easily identified, some are not. Check your understanding of the characteristics of historical eras and your knowledge of different periods with this quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Tested information includes:

  • Time period known as the Modern Era
  • Era that followed the Stock Market Crash of 1929
  • When Enlightenment happened

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the term used to describe a time frame in which commonalities occur
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question regarding specific eras and time frames
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on historical eras

Additional Learning

Use this lesson, Historical Eras: Definition & Examples to learn about historical eras. The objectives covered include:

  • Review common historical eras, such as the Industrial Revolution
  • Know the duration of different eras
  • View a chart depicting different historical eras
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