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Socal Studies

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For a timeline: would it go from
100 AC to 200 DC to 300 DC.
OR
would it be
100 AC to 100 DC to 200 DC?

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    What does AC, DC mean?

  • Socal Studies - ,

    aC is the same as B.C.
    and dC is the same as AD

    aC means antes de Cristo in Spanish
    dC means despues de Cristo

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    Traditional abbreviations:

    BC = before Christ -- and you count down. 800 BC was 300 years earlier than 500 BC.

    AD = anno domini (after Christ's birth, supposedly) -- and you count up. 800 AD was 300 years later than 500 AD.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anno_Domini

    http://www.worldtimezone.com/wtz-names/wtz-bc-ad.html

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