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Ch. 1 pg. 4-15

What Does a Historian Do?

QuestionAnswer
a large division of time era
the study of objects to learn about past human life archaeology
an object made by people artifact
the study of fossils paleontology
plant or animal remains that have been preserved from an earlier time fossil
the study of human culture and how it develops over time anthropology
a class of individuals with similar physical characteristics species
essential or necessary integral
a group or set of 10 years decade
to create or set up something, such as a city found
exact precise
something that shows proof that something is true evidence
firsthand evidence of an event in history primary source
a document or written work created after an event secondary source
a personal attitude about people or life point of view
an unreasoned, emotional judgement about people and events bias
concerned with academic learning or research scholarly
document or reference work source
limited or having boundaries finite
an explanation of the meaning of something interpretation
a decision reached after examining evidence conclusion
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