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Primary source
a first hand account
imp.- the primary source is the most reliable of sources, as you are hearing it from someone who was there at the incident
Generalization
a broad sweeping statement of what the majority thinks
Fact
something that can be proven
imp- a fact makes evidence even more reliable because it is proven with evidence
opinion
someones idea which cannot be proven
imp- an opinion is not reliable because of bias
secondary source
a second hand account of an event
imp- not as reliable as first hand account, but it is better than an opinion
historical truth
something that most historians agree upon
objective
a source that can be taken for a fact, opposite of subjective
Example- artifact
subjective
a source that has an opinion anything but objective
social sciences
the study of humans as social beings living in social communities in a systematic, disciplined manner using the historical method
including- anthropology, economics, geography, government, psychology, and sociology
artifact
an object from the past
history
a narrative of events selectively recorded based upon the recorder's bias, interpretation, and anlysis, it is not an exact science, it is constantly evolving
Primary source
a first hand account
imp.- the primary source is the most reliable of sources, as you are hearing it from someone who was there at the incident
Generalization
a broad sweeping statement of what the majority thinks
Fact
something that can be proven
imp- a fact makes evidence even more reliable because it is proven with evidence
opinion
someones idea which cannot be proven
imp- an opinion is not reliable because of bias
secondary source
a second hand account of an event
imp- not as reliable as first hand account, but it is better than an opinion
historical truth
something that most historians agree upon
objective
objects/ or artifacts sources
subjective
a source that has an opinion anything but objective
social sciences
the study of humans as social beings living in social communities in a systematic, disciplined manner using the historical method
including- anthropology, economics, geography, government, psychology, and sociology
artifact
an object from the past
history
a narrative of events selectively recorded based upon the recorder's bias, interpretation, and anlysis, it is not an exact science, it is constantly evolving