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Job of the Historian

History finding out about the past using sources.
Sources sources are evidence. There are three types of sources written e.g documents and newspapers, viual e.g photographs and paintings and oral e.g interviews and recordings.
Primary Sources came from the time being studied e.g birth certificate or census.
Secondary Sources came after the time being studied e.g textbook or biography.
Archive buildings that store mainly written sources.
Museum buildings that store mainly objects.
Propaganda a campaign directed at a targeted audience designed to influence opinions, beliefs and emotions to bring specific alterations in behaviour.
Bias inclination or preference either for or against an individual or group that interferes with impartial judgement.
Prejudice adverse judgement or opinion formed beforehand or without knowledge of the facts.
Biography description or account of someone's life, which is usually published in the form of a book or essay, or in some other form
Chronology putting events in order of time.
AutoBiography non-fiction in which a person tells the story of his or her life.
Manuscripts documents written by hand; as opposed to being printed or reproduced in some other way.
Artefacts man-made objects e.g coins and spears
Created by: murphyspooks