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7th SS Voc List 2/3 Week 2 and 3 Vocabulary American History

Term Definition
History an account of the past which may differ depending on one's perspective
Perspective a particular attitude toward or regarding something; a point of view
Artifact an object made by a human being, typically an item of cultural or historical interest
Primary Source a document or physical object which was written or created in the time under study. These sources were present during an experience or time period and offer an inside view of a particular event.
Secondary Source interprets and analyzes primary sources; These are one or more generation removed from the source.
Oral History historical information obtained by interviews with persons whose experiences have been representative or of significance
Bias prejudice in favor or against one thing,person, or group; compared with another in a way usually to be considered unfair
Corroborate to confirm or give support to a statement, theory, finding. or document
Context the circumstances in which an event occurs that helps determine its meaning
Reliable able to be trusted

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