Name two reason why historians have to be careful when using pictures to study history.
Why do historians need to be careful when reading written sources from the past?
If something is written in the “1 st person,” what does that mean?
If something is written in “3 rd person,” what does that mean?
True or False, and explain: A skeleton is a primary source.
True or False, and explain: An internet site is a primary source.
True or False, and explain: A piece of clothing is a secondary source.
True or False, and explain: A diary is a primary source.
1. Prehistory 2. History 3. History spread by word of mouth 4. Fossil 5. A source created by someone who was not present at the event-based on research 6. An item or account of an event created by someone who was present 7. To take the religious aspect out of it (non-christians) 8. Anno Domini (In the year of our lord) 9. An opinion based on past experiences 10. Stereotype 11. Artifact 12. Historian 13. Diary entry, video, journal 14. Encyclopedia, websites, biographies 15. Primary-the person wrote it about their life 16. Secondary-a person researched about their life and wrote it down 17. story can be exaggerated, lost in translation, story changes every time, not told it is lost forever 18. Business cards, work documents (be specific here), uniforms, id badges, etc. 19. Before Common Era 20. Common Era 21. It would negate the years that Jesus was alive (if BC means before Christ and AD is after death…) 22. Before Christ 23. Pictures can be edited, modified; no background information on photo, could be staged/posed 24. They need to be aware of bias-who wrote it and why 25. The person was there to experience the events-primary source 26. They were not present-generally a secondary source 27. True-the body was there (this is all we have from early humans/hominids) 28. False-it was created after the fact, based on research 29. False-it was there at the time, making it primary 30. True-the person is writing their account of the events-making it 1 st person and primary