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CONTEMPORARY
While speaking, gesturing and behaving like contemporary Americans.
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Meaning: Mark by characteris-
tics of the present
period.
PROPHETIC
The prophetice window into the future and it does a powerful presence in our lives.
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Meaning: characteristic of a
prophet or prophecy
fortelling event or
future.
OBSESSIVE
Despite the concern of historians, we have obsessive interest in history

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MEANING: Excessive often to
an unreasonable
point.
FACTORS
The historians must frequently put themselves at a point in the past known as factors.
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Meaning: one that actively
contributes to the
production of a
result.
AUTHENTIC

But the problem with trying to face an authentic past is that, history that can only be pictured.
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Meaning: Real, trustworthy
genuine or authori-
tive, worthy of
acceptance or belief
as conforming to fact
or reliality.
IBJECTIVE/OBJECTIVITY
To what degree is the history we see, hear, know, or read objective and reliable?
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OBJECTIVE
Meaning:Expressing or dealing
with fact or condition
as perceived without
distortion by personal
feelings, prejudices
or interpretation.
DISTORT/DISTORTION

This basic difficulty fact leads to an important amount of historical distortion

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If you distordt the facts, play fast and loose accuracy.

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Distortion
Meaning: falsified reproduc-
tion of an audio
or video signal cause
by change in the
waves.
VIRTUALLY

Because, we are overcome into the present, it is vitually impossible to know the past.

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Meaning: Almost, entirely and
nearly.
IBJECTIVE/OBJECTIVITY
To what degree is the history we see, hear, know, or read objective and reliable?
page 244
OBJECTIVE
Meaning:Expressing or dealing
with fact or condition
as perceived without
distortion by personal
feelings, prejudices
or interpretation.
OBJECTIVITY
Meaning: Limited to fixed
alternatives and
reducing subjective
factors to a minimum