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Unit 1, Quiz 1

Use for History 06 Quiz 1

QuestionAnswer
history the study of written records
excavate to expose or unearth, to dig
fossil the remains of plants or animals preserved in stone
strata different layers of an archeological site, each representing a different time period
archeology the study of the material remains of the past
hypothesis an educated guess
artifact any material object made or modified by humans
primary source a first hand account of a past event
secondary source an account of a past event that is based on a primary source
oral history knowledge that is passed down from one generation to the next by word of mouth
culture the behaviors, beliefs, arts, and all other products of human work
What are examples of written sources? Books, letters, diary, encyclopedia, newspaper
What are examples of non written sources? pottery, fossils, ruins, statues
What are examples of oral history? stories, interviews, information spread by word of mouth
What are examples of artifacts? arrowheads, pottery, beads; ANY material object MADE BY HUMANS
How do people learn about the past? They can read about it using written sources. They can study artifacts and other non written sources, and be told about it by those who have experienced it. (Be sure to use a specific example in your essay .)
How does the past influence the present? It shows us decisions and inventions made my people that had a positive or negative impact on others. (Be sure to use a specific example in your essay and explain how it still effects us today.)
What are the 5 steps of a successful archeologist? observation, hypothesis, research, survey and excavate, and analyze and date
Created by: OaksHistory